Briar Goldwyn PhD reflections on housing risk reduction in Puerto Rico

May 3, 2022

Briar Goldwyn's reflections on her research in Puerto Rico to improve housing resiliency to future disasters .

Caleb Cord reflects on PhD with USAID funded Sustainable WASH Systems Paternship

May 3, 2022

Caleb Cord was interviewed to reflect on his work with our USAID-funded Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership and his recent paper on payment for professional water services in Uganda with partner Whave Solutions.

Ilham Siddiq receives USAID/H4H Fellowship

May 3, 2022

A survivor of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, Ilham Siddiq received the 2022 USAID/Habitat for Humanity Fellowship. Read more about Ilham here: https://www.colorado.edu/ceae/2022/05/02/civil-engineering-student-tsuna...

GPO (Javernick-Will and alumni Poleacovschi) awarded best paper award for 2021 by ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering

July 16, 2021

ASCE's Journal of Management in Engineering awarded the 2021 Best Paper Award for Gendered Knowledge Accessibility: Evaluating the Role of Gender in Knowledge Seeking among Engineers in the US to Cristina Poleacovschi, Amy Javernick-Will, Sheng (Monica) Wang, and Tony Tong.

GPO PhD student & Alumni awarded ASCE New Faces of Civil Engineering (Professional) Award

March 15, 2021

Kimberly Pugel and Aaron Opdyke were awarded ASCE's 2021 New Faces of Civil Engineering - Professional Edition! Read their stories and watch their videos here: https://www.asce.org/new-faces-professional/

Mortenson Center in Global Engineering Gift

Sept. 1, 2020

News article highlights a year of growth for MCGE and a new gift https://www.colorado.edu/engineering/2020/08/20/new-gift-caps-growth-year-mortenson-center-global-engineering

DRIP (Drought Resilience Impact Platform) selected for the top 100 in MacArthur Foundations's 100 & Change

April 28, 2020

The Drought Resilience Impact Platform will end Horn of Africa drought emergencies through monitoring, evidence-based decisions, and coordinated actions to ensure water is always available. Read more here: https://solutions.leverforchange.org/100-change-2020/drip-ending-drought-emergencies-in-the-horn-of-africa/

Javernick-Will Guest Editing Special Issue, "Sheltering and Housing Displaced Populations" for the journal Sustainability with Opdyke

Sept. 27, 2019

I am excited to be guest editing, together with Dr. Aaron Opdyke (University of Sydney) a Special Issue for the journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, IF 2.592), entitled " Sheltering and Housing Displaced Populations ". This Special Issue seeks contributions focusing on sheltering and housing in post-disaster settlements. We seek contributions...

Javernick-Will, Liel (CU Boulder), and Koschmann (CU Boulder) awarded NSF Grant “Building Capacity for Safer Post-disaster Shelter"

March 18, 2019

Associate Professor Amy Javernick-Will, along with Co-PIs Abbie Liel (Structural Engineering) and Matt Koschmann (Communication), received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE) program to study post-disaster shelter reconstruction programs in the Philippines and Puerto Rico. With this three-year, $500,000 grant the...

Using Network Analysis to Understand Alignment Toward Collective Action

Jan. 7, 2019

At University of North Carolina’s 2018 Water and Health Conference, University of Colorado Boulder's Kimberly Pugel presented two case studies to highlight a method SWS is using to visualize the priorities of each actor within a network by combining standard network analysis with qualitative interviews. SWS partners are seeking to...

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