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Undergraduate STEM Field Studies on US Rivers

Field studies have a rich history in higher education with effective active learning pedagogy that immerses students in the environment, helping to transform them into the next generation of scientists.

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EMERGE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
EMERGE PROGRAM COORDINATOR
11/20/2020

Project Coordinator for program engaging underrepresented scholars in freshwater science We seek a person with a passion for fostering inclusive environments in science Read More


Freshwater Fridays keeps learning REAL
Freshwater Fridays keeps learning REAL
10/16/2020

Last spring CES faculty Dan McGarvey, James Vonesh, and adjunct instructor & Chesapeake Bay Foundation Staff Scientist Joe Wood envisioned a new collaborative course block focused on freshwater science and policy dubbed “Freshwater Fridays“. Read More


Vonesh receives River Management Society’s outstanding contribution award
Vonesh receives River Management Society’s outstanding contribution award
06/17/2020

The River Management Society has named Virginia Commonwealth University professor James Vonesh, Ph.D., the recipient of its Outstanding Contribution to the River Management Society Award. Read More


Report from the field: NSF River Field Studies Network workshop #1 – Camp Lotus, California
Report from the field: NSF River Field Studies Network workshop #1 – Camp Lotus, California
06/10/2020

Excited to be back from our first NSF RIVER Field Studies Network workshop @ Camp Lotus on the American River in California. The vision of this network is to transform undergraduate STEM education through immersive, interdisciplinary river and watershed programs. Read More