Graduate Blog

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October 16, 2019

Are you a recent or soon-to-be PhD graduate? Would you like to spend up to six months making a difference by developing and teaching science curriculum abroad?

Science Corps ( offers fully paid internships to upcoming and recent PhD graduates (up to four years after graduation) to help build science capacity at one of our two host locations – a small city on the beautiful island of Bohol in the Philippines and an idyllic village up in the Indian Himalayas.

We are presently interested in recruiting immediately for both of our sites for fellowships starting January 2020 or soon thereafter. The deadline for this application round is October 31st, but we still encourage you to contact us if you would like to be considered for a later appointment.

To find out more about us and apply, please see the attached flyer and go to


October 14, 2019

Please join Professor Jeff Roesler, director of graduate studies, for a brownbag question and answer session at noon on Monday, October 21 in 1301 Newmark. He will discuss new graduate program policies regarding time to degree as well as an update on the new building project. He will then open it up to your questions.

Everyone is welcome to bring their lunch.

October 14, 2019

George Leventis, Managing Director at Langan International, will present “Olympia Odos Motorway (EKPPT) A Greek Odyssey on the Peloponnesian Coast”. Friday 10/18 at 4:00pm in NCEL 2311. This seminar will be of broad interest to all CEE areas. This project is a finalist for the Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement, an award given annually by the ASCE in recognition of an exemplary civil engineering project. See more info on this project at Pizza provided.


October 11, 2019

Course announcement


October 11, 2019

Rebecca Andrus, a graduate student in Environmental Engineering, has advanced to the final round of the 2019 Research Live! competition!

We invite you to join us for the final event on Tuesday, October 22 from 4-6 PM at Stage 5 in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to see the final presentations. The event is free and open to the public, so we hope you’ll encourage your staff, faculty, and students in your department to come out and support Rebecca.

For more information about Research Live! and a full list of finalists please visit