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Interdisciplinary Collaboration in CePTS Brazil

USF Reclaim students Matthew Verbyla (PhD, Environmental Engineering) and Paola Gonzalez (Fulbright Fellow, Anthropology, Brazil) recently had the opportunity to visit the Sanitation Research and Training Center (CePTS; Centro de Pesquisa e Treinamento em Saneamento), which is a colla
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Abdiel Laureano-Rosario awarded NASA fellowship to address health risks in coastal areas using remote sensing

University of South Florida (USF) graduate student at the College of Marine Science Institute of Marine Remote Sensing, Abdiel Laureano-Rosario, has been awarded a prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) to pursue research that addresses public health risks in coas
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“Reclaim is: Doing more with less” First Runner-Up Video by Victor R. Florez

This week Reclaim is featuring our first runner up video winner of the 2015 “Reclaim Is…” video and photo campaign and creator Victor R. Flores, MA graduate from the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability. When asked to write for this blog, Victor R. Florez said:
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Scholarship Opportunities: Microbial Risk Assessment Workshop & Sustainable Energy Event

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute August 1-12, 2015, Michigan State University Funded by National Institute of Health The Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment Interdisciplinary Instructional Institute (QMRA III) will be held at Michigan
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Visit from Professor Mercedes Iriarte from CASA-UMSS

Last week, USF had the pleasure of hosting Mercedes Iriarte, a researcher and professor of microbiology at CASA, the Center for Water and Environmental Sanitation (Centro de Agua y Saneamiento Ambiental) at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Prof. Iriarte has b
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Collaborations between Engineering, Social Science, Public Health, Agriculture, Natural Science

Systems that recover resources from waste are central to development. However, there are often financial and technological trade-offs associated with the cost of recovery of energy, water, and nutrients from waste. Non-traditional partnerships between stakeholders from multiple sector
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A Golden Opportunity at Football Stadiums

Have you ever thought about how often people pee during football games? Did you know that this urine actually has tons of nutrients that have value and can be recovered? Urine is essentially sterile. Plus, it’s loaded with nitrogen, and also has phosphorus and potassium–th
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PIRE in Belize–Meeting with Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Take a look at the post Christy Prouty contributed to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s blog (5 C’s) after a meeting between PIRE associates and 5C’s scientists  this summer. PIRE research in Belize integrates anthropologists and engineers in water and sanitation p
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Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship Wild Card Competition

Check out this opportunity to win $16,000 in the Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship Program, for design, engineering or business graduate students who are interested in the circular economy as an innovation framework for positive change. Benefits for fellows include: All expenses paid week
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Social Media and Public Utilities

By: Melissa Butcher Spring semester of 2014, Dr. James Mihelcic facilitated a one hour pilot course at the University of South Florida, aimed at developing students’ ability to communicate complex research information to a general audience. Additional objectives of the course included
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