MSU Center for Water Sciences


Events and Seminars

CWS Water Lunch Discussions and Water Wednesdays
Upcoming Water-related Seminars across Campus
Environment-related events at MSU


CWS Lunch Discussions & Water Wednesdays


Lunch Discussions
In 2014, CWS will be hosting several lunch discussions to discuss big water science at MSU and creation of a graduate water curriculum. We will post information about the meetings as well as updates on our ongoing discussion here. If you are interested in participating, please contact Erin Dreelin at

Big Science discussion summary (Note: this is a 61 MB wmv video file)



Water Wednesdays

Our goal for Water Wednesday is to stimulate conversation and collaboration on campus.  We hope these discussions will be a place for MSU faculty and students interested in water to get together and talk about ideas, opportunities, recent developments and whatever else may come up. We hold several Water Wednesdays each year, dates and times will be posted below as they are scheduled.

Materials from Past Water Wednesdays:

The MSU Global Water Initiative

Speaker: Steve Pueppke, Associate Vice President of Research and Graduate Studies, MSU

MSU Global Water Initiative Summary

MSU Global Water Initiative Proposal

Blue Ribbon Blue Panel Report

Water Faculty Advisory Committee Report


Upcoming Water-related Seminars & Events on Campus

Improved Environmental Surveillance for Poliovirus

Dr. Scott Meschke, University of Washington

Thursday, August 14, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Red Cedar Room, Kellogg Center
Seminar will be followed by a reception.

RSVP to Lorie Neuman at


Application of High-throughput Sequencing in Biological Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Tong Zhang, Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Hong Kong

Thursday, August 14, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
3540 Engineering Building
Host: Dr. Syed A. Hashsham

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Environment-related Events at MSU

Please see the following links for other environment-related events across campus:

ESPP Calendar of Environmental Events on Campus

MSU Calendar




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