Graduate Blog

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June 8, 2020

Get a head start with the thesis submission and deposit process by attending our workshop! You’ll learn about the top formatting mistakes that are made and how to prevent them. We’ll go over deadlines and the required deposit items to help you create a timeline so you can stay on track. And we’ll discuss the visibility of your thesis after it is deposited. This workshop will be broadcast online at

June 11, 1–2 pm • Online

Thesis Office • Graduate College

June 8, 2020

June 12 is the last business day to cancel S1 Independent Study, S2 (8 week), or S2A (4 week) registration and receive a 100% refund if you are not enrolled in courses in any other summer terms (Withdrawal/Cancellation Form required). June 12 is also the last day to submit a form to add or drop a S1 (4 week) course with approval (a W is recorded).

June 2, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Sital Uprety
Influence of Natural and Anthropogenic Factors on Water, Sanitation, And Hygiene (WaSH)
Advisor: Helen Nguyen
Date: June 25, 2020
Zoom link:


June 1, 2020

LEED Green Associate (GA) Trainin

Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus, I have transitioned all in-person workshops to scheduled live webinars, or you can take the on-demand self-paced online workshop any time accessible for an entire year. Starting this week, the exam can now be taken online too!

Webinar and Online self-paced options:

I will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

June 6 2020 – 2:00PM – 6:00PM EDT

June 25 2020 – 5:00PM – 9:00PM EDT

July 11 2020 – 1:00PM – 5:00PM EDT

July 29 2020 – 5:00PM – 9:00PM EDT

August 23 2020 – 1:00PM – 5:00PM EDT   -   OR   -

September 12 2020 – 2:00PM – 6:00PM EDT

The above options are identical to the in-person workshops.

You can register here for a webinar -

Online – Start today - Self-paced recorded workshop

Or take the on-demand recorded course completed at your own pace here -

Take advantage of your summer to make your resume stand out with the LEED Green Associate, the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people!

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 9000 students pass their respective exam at a 99% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and allows students to graduate with letters after their name!

This course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can now be taken online from home. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

Cost: $200

Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150)

To register for a live webinar please visit:

Or online on-demand here -

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at

May 28, 2020

Summer 2020 Online Classes - Register Now! Classes begin on June 15.

CEE 422 Construction Cost Analysis, Liu, L.
CEE 469 Wood Structures, Gurfinkel, G. (Live online participation preferred.)
CEE 470 Structural Analysis, Zhang, S.
CEE 498CHO Case Histories in Infrastructure, Greer, C.
CEE 498TBO Tall Building Design, Pawlikowski, J.
CEE 598IUO Integrated Urban Water, Schmidt, A.