SWWW Shows Increasing Interest in Systems Approaches and Sustainable WASH Services

Representing USAID’s Sustainable WASH Systems (SWS) Initiative at the Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) annual conference last month provided us with an opportunity to see how our SWS Initiative fits among the development sector and where our best opportunities are for making an impact. It was very exciting to get the pulse of the sector … More SWWW Shows Increasing Interest in Systems Approaches and Sustainable WASH Services

Conference Reflection – Bryan Bei

Bryan Bei M.S. Civil Engineering 2016 Water and Health Conference I am a second-year Masters student studying Civil Systems in the Engineering for Developing Communities program at CU Boulder. I recently was able to attend the 2016 Water and Health Conference organized by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina, which was a tremendous … More Conference Reflection – Bryan Bei

Student Feature – Kate Stetina

Kate Stetina M.S. Environmental Engineering EDC Certificate Completion: May 2016 Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder, B.S. Environmental Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I consider myself an avid outdoorswomen, and jump at the chance to spend a weekend in Colorado’s backcountry.  I backpack, hike, snowboard, climb, cycle, sail, and practice yoga.  I mostly just … More Student Feature – Kate Stetina

Student Feature – Whitney Rucker

Whitney Rucker M.S. Civil Engineering EDC Certificate Completion: May 2015 Undergraduate: Colorado School of Mines, B.S. Mechanical Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I love to travel. Seeing new places, meeting new people, and experiencing new cultures is one of the greatest thrills in life. I also love to go scuba diving. Unfortunately … More Student Feature – Whitney Rucker

Student Feature – Aaron Opdyke

Aaron Opdyke PhD Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management EDC Certificate Completion: December 2014 Undergraduate: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, B.S. Civil Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I love to get outdoors in my free time, whether that be hiking, backpacking, camping, diving, climbing, snowboarding, running or biking. Boulder has been a great place to … More Student Feature – Aaron Opdyke

Student Feature – Roxanne Reimer

Roxanne Reimer M.S. Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering Expected EDC Certificate Completion: May 2016 Undergraduate: Bethel College, Mathematical Sciences What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Hiking, reading, baking and cooking. How did you become interested in global development? I had a great experience living in Guatemala during a study abroad program. Then when I had … More Student Feature – Roxanne Reimer

Student Feature – Alia Khan

Alia Khan PhD, Environmental Engineering Expected EDC Certificate Completion: May 2016 Undergraduate: University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Bachelors of Science in Public Health, Environmental Health Science What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I enjoy coupling my scientific curiosity with a love and passion for the outdoors. In my free time I … More Student Feature – Alia Khan