Future Rivers advisors Dr. Holtgrieve, Dr. Butman and Dr. Olden all had co-authored papers published this winter. We’ve compiled featured information about each paper’s subject matter and a summary below.
In collaboration with EarthLab, ROCO Films International and its grant funders, Future Rivers is pleased to present our Spring 2022 Series virtual screening of the documentary Revolution Generation. This film is an exploration of the world-changing activism and potential of the largest youth generation in history.
In his latest book, “Water: A Biography,” Giulio Boccaletti—honorary research associate at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford—shrewdly examines how irrigation structures have informed our social structures throughout the ages.
We are now accepting applications for our third cohort, to begin Autumn quarter 2022. Please spread the word and encourage any prospective or current PhD or Masters students from any discipline across campus to apply by January 28, 2022 to be considered for funding.
In collaboration with EarthLab & the Jackson School’s South Asia Center, Future Rivers is pleased to present our Fall 2021 Series virtual screening of the documentary Into Dust. This film is about the Pakistani water crisis and one woman’s fight for justice for the city’s most vulnerable residents.
UW Future Rivers, EarthLab and the College of the Environment co-hosted a special film screening of River to the Heart (105m), followed by a conversation with the director, Eddy Harris, author of Mississippi Solo.
The National Center for Atmospheric Research recently named Future Rivers faculty advisor Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, to its Early Career Faculty Innovator Program.
Find and follow us @FutureRivers. We will use this platform to keep everyone up to date on the latest field work and research findings by our students and faculty, upcoming events, and general news on freshwater science and all things river related.
This summer’s book is Mississippi Solo by Eddy Harris. We hope this selection will foster deep discussion on cultural connections to water and nature, the importance of diverse voices and values in environmental work, and what it means to push our limits of physical and emotional abilities.
Our students and faculty are having an action-packed summer catching up on field work as pandemic restrictions begin to lift.