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Seeking Interns and Partner Organizations

The Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory is once again sponsoring internships for undergraduate students to work on projects related to regional water sustainability with a community partner. Internship includes a $5,000 stipend. View the full description here. More information is available on our website.

RSVP for TRUSS Today
RSVP for the 3rd annual Three Rivers Urban Soils Symposium on Wednesday Jan 13th from 3:00-5:00 P.M. Join nationally acclaimed experts, professionals, and community practicioners for an exploration of urban soils and their relation to agriculture, stormwater management, habitat, and climate. RSVP today at
Pitt-New Castle Conference
Join the University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University for a virtual conference: The Role of Universities in Sustainable, Just and Inclusive Cities on January 21st and January 22nd, 2021.

As the founding members of the International Place-Based University Network, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh are hosting this conference. The goal is to share best practices for community and civic engagement as well as to explore potential international collaborations for academically based community engagement.

Learn more and RSVP here.

New Water Research Report
Our 2020 summer water intern, Amanda  Zelnis completed a research project on water affordability in Allegheny County. Read more about this fascinating research here! Thank you to Dr. Jamil Bey and Caitlin Schroering for supporting Amanda throughout the summer!
Welcome, Dr. John Gardner!
Join us in welcoming Dr. John Gardner! John is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology and Environmental Science. His lab studies how rivers, lakes, and their landscapes move, store, and transform water, sediment, and elements across continents. We are excited to have him on board!
Pitt Day of Giving
This year, the Collaboratory is participating in the Pitt Day of Giving! Save the date for February 23. Funds raised will support students tackling Pittsburgh regional water challenges using community-engaged approaches, particularly research projects in collaboration with community partners. Please consider supporting the collaboratory and other sustainability groups at Pitt!
Spring Water Discussion Series
Join us for our Spring Water Discussion series! This series is designed to create opportunities for data discussion and idea sharing among graduate students and other researchers working on research related to "water". We meet bi-weekly Wednesdays at 12:00 starting 1/27. RSVP to for zoom link and password.
Honors College Water Sustainability Scholars
In November, the Honors College, the Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory, The Water Institute of the Gulf launched the Water Sustainability Scholars community at Pitt. This collaboration will broaden undergraduate research and experiential projects on the issues of water sustainability. Learn more here. Interested in being more involved? Contact us!
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