Student Feature – Kyle Thompson

Kyle Thompson PhD Environmental Engineering EDC Certificate Completion: Spring 2015 Undergraduate: Missouri S&T What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Camping, writing, piano, biking, reading. How did you become interested in global development? I became interested in global development way back in high school when I concluded that I wanted to use my math and science … More Student Feature – Kyle Thompson

Student Feature – Kaitlin Mattos

Kaitlin Mattos M.S. Environmental Engineering Expected EDC Certificate Completion: May 2017 Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis, B.S. Environmental Science, Biology/Ecology What are your hobbies outside of academic life? On- and off-road triathlons, mountain biking, swimming, hiking, singing, jam sessions, traveling. How did you become interested in global development? I have spent the last six years … More Student Feature – Kaitlin Mattos

Student Feature – Bryan Bei

Bryan Bei M.S. Civil Engineering, Civil Systems Expected EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2016 Undergraduate: University of Colorado Boulder, B.S. Environmental Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I love all things outdoors. Fly-fishing, backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking, and surfing are some of my favorites. I ran my first couple marathons this past year, but I’m not … More Student Feature – Bryan Bei

Student Feature – Sarah Welsh-Huggins

Sarah Welsh-Huggins PhD Civil Engineering, Civil Systems EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2014 Undergraduate:Lafayette College, B.S. Civil Engineering, A.B. International Studies (dual degree) What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Like most Coloradans, I spend much of my downtime outdoors: I enjoy running and yoga, and like to hike and camp throughout the summer. And after … More Student Feature – Sarah Welsh-Huggins

An Informal Needs Assessment of Rural Mozambique

Angoche, a rural coastal district in northern Mozambique, is a hidden treasure.  I lived there for 10 weeks during my practicum, partnering with a local NGO.  I lived in a beautiful colonial home.  I ate the best seafood I’ve ever had (seriously, crab-lovers from all over the world come to this area for a taste). … More An Informal Needs Assessment of Rural Mozambique

Student Feature – Tim Clarkin

Tim Clarkin M.S. Civil Engineering, Civil Systems Expected EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2015 Undergraduate: Roger Williams University, B.S. Engineering, Civil Specialization What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Outside of academics, I enjoy a number of hobbies. I like to play guitar and piano, sing and write songs. At times, I get out to take photos … More Student Feature – Tim Clarkin

Student Feature – Greg Rulifson

Greg Rulifson PhD Civil Engineering, Engineering Education EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2014 Undergraduate and Masters: University of California Berkeley, B.S. Civil Engineering; Sanford University, M.S. Structural Engineering and Risk Analysis What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Team sports (volleyball, soccer, basketball), running, swimming, and of course snowboarding in the winter. I generally enjoy eating good food with friends, … More Student Feature – Greg Rulifson

Student Feature – Matthew Bentley

Matthew Bentley PhD Environmental Engineering Expected EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2017 Undergraduate: Union University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? Backpacking, camping, running, hiking, tennis, soccer, coffee, guitar, hanging out with friends, reading, building furniture, viewing art. How did you become interested in global development? I taught English in a South Korean school for … More Student Feature – Matthew Bentley

Student Feature – Shaye Palagi

Shaye Palagi PhD Civil Engineering, Civil Systems Expected EDC Certificate Completion: Fall 2016 Undergraduate: University of Colorado Boulder, B.S. Environmental Engineering What are your hobbies outside of academic life? I love running on the trails around Boulder, snowboarding when I can sneak away for a weekend, and waterskiing at home in Montana when I escape for a little … More Student Feature – Shaye Palagi