Spotlights

Congratulations to 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellow Izuchukwu Ezukanma for being awarded 2024 IASC Fellowship Program The Water Institute congratulates Izuchukwu Ezukanma, a 2019 Water...
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Welcoming New Members to the Hydrologic Sciences Coordinating Committee The Water Institute is pleased to announce Dr. Sandra Guzmán and Dr. Jonathan Judy as new...
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Announcing the Water Institute’s new bi-weekly newsletter, “The Droplet” The Water Institute is excited to present its new bi-weekly newsletter, “The Droplet”, to further foster...
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Darlene Velez: New Coordinator for FloridaWCA’s Initiatives Darlene Velez has been appointed as the Florida Water and Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) Coordinator. The FloridaWCA is a...
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Meet Dr. Jasmeet Judge, FloridaWCA Steering Committee’s New Member The Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) welcomes Dr. Jasmeet Judge as a new member of...
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Celebrating Excellence at the Water Institute’s 2023 Award Ceremony We thank everyone who attended the Water Institute’s 2023 Award Ceremony on November 15. The event...
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Congratulations to the 2023 Water Institute Research Award Recipients The Water Institute is delighted to unveil the recipients of the 2023 Water Institute Research Awards....
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Meet Darlene Velez, UF Water Institute’s new Research Coordinator Darlene is an experienced Environmental Scientist and Facilitator with a demonstrated history of working in natural...
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Water Institute 2023 Dissertation Awardees Announced The Water Institute is thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2023 Water Institute Dissertation Awards: Dr. Fei He...
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Congratulations to our Fall 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees The Water Institute congratulates Jenna Reimer, Lindsey Cromwell, and Yasmeen Saleem for being awarded the Fall...
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UF Research Names Dr. Matt Cohen as the Interim Director of the UF Water Institute

Congratulations to Ana Yoko Ykeuti Meiga and Alexandra Bijak Two UF PhD students, Ana Yoko Ykeuti Meiga and Alexandra Bijak, were selected to participate in...
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Meet Sarah Marc, UF Water Institute New Communications & Event Specialist Sarah graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental...
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Lunch by the Water Seminar Series

Introducing the 2023 UF Water Institute Faculty Fellows! Join us in extending our congratulations to Dr. Mike Allen, Professor in the School of Forest, Fisheries,...
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Recognizing UF’s Progress in Advancing Sustainable Water Solutions: Highlights from the 2023 AWRA Florida Annual Meeting Dr. Wendy Graham, the Director of the Water Institute,...
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Water Institute Assistant Director joins Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) This summer Water Institute Assistant Director, Dr. Paloma Carton de Grammont, was selected to join and...
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Dr. Rafael Muñoz-Carpena highlights a decade of Water Institute Research in Palo Verde Costa Rica as part of the Organization of Tropical Studies 60th anniversary...
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2023 Dissertation Awards

Congratulations to our Summer 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees Congratulations to our Summer 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees! The travel awards provide financial support to...
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New Water Institute Faculty Advisory Committee Members and Chair announced!   We are pleased to announce that Drs. Mike Allen, Bridget Baker, Johanna Engström, David...
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Drs. Wendy Graham and Ramesh Reddy appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress...
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We are pleased to announce our 2023-2024 Water Institute Ambassadors Gabrielle P. Quadrado and Paul Donsky! As ambassadors, Gabrielle and Paul will play a crucial...
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Congratulations to our Spring 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees Congratulations to our Spring 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees! The travel awards provide financial support to...
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Water Institute awarded TESI’s Outstanding Partnership Award During a ceremony held at the Florida Museum of Natural Resources on March 25, 2023, the UF Water...
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Follow the Water Institute on our new social media pages   We are excited to announce our new social media pages on Facebook, Instagram and...
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Thank you for those who participated in the UF Water Institute’s 2023 Photo Contest and congratulations to our five winners! The winners will each receive...
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Water Institute led study on the conservation of the Florida Wildlife Corridor yields impactful results A fully-connected Florida Wildlife Corridor could roughly double the permanent...
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Join us for Dr. Christa Court’s Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow Seminar “The Role of Economists in Analyzing Water Issues” Co-hosted with the Food and...
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2023 Water Institute Photography Contest Now Open   The University of Florida Water Institute invites affiliate faculty, staff and students to enter its 2023 Photography...
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Water Institute announces new Graduate Student Awards Programs The Water Institute is pleased to announce its new Graduate Student Awards Programs. Through these programs the...
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The 9th UF Water Institute Symposium will bring together scientists & practitioners to share new science and explore innovative ways to sustain water resources. Help...
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WIGF research in Greenland featured by TESI Environmental Communicator We invite you to take a tour into the research of the 2019 WIGF Cohort and...
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Dr. Paloma Carton de Grammont Promoted to Water Institute Assistant Director   Please join us in congratulating Dr. Paloma Carton de Grammont as she steps...
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Researchers Awarded $2.5 Million to Expand Harmful Algal Bloom Research Along Florida Coasts   A team of 11 professional researchers and scientists from the University...
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UF led Research Coordination Network publishes review paper on Carbonates in the Critical Zone The UF Water Institute coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network...
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Water Institute Program Assistant Christian Rodriguez receives Bachelor of Arts Degree!   Christian Rodriguez joined the Water Institute as a program assistant this summer, bringing...
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FACETS Workshop brings regional stakeholders and other experts together to explore economic-environmental tradeoffs in the Lower Flint and Santa Fe River Basins After three years...
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Join us to bid a fond farewell to Water Institute Research Coordinator Karen Schlatter   The Water Institute community bids a fond farewell to Karen...
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UF Water Institute co-hosts inclusive field trip during National Diversity in STEM Conference   The UF Water Institute-coordinated, NSF-funded, Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network...
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Last week, the UF Water Institute community gathered to celebrate and honor three cohorts of Faculty Fellows: Fellowship Term: 2022-2025 Christa Court, Assistant Professor, Food...
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The Water Institute welcomes 33 new affiliate faculty across 5 colleges and 26 departments. These affiliates bring a diverse set of water related interests and...
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Water Institute Graduate Fellow Oswaldo Medina-Ramírez named NAS Kavli Fellow and awarded NSF CA-DDRIG Oswaldo Medina-Ramírez, PhD. Candidate at the UF Anthropology Department and a...
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PhD Student Lauren Hintenlang Participates in Climate Adaptation Field Intensive UF doctoral student Lauren Hintenlang (Department of Environmental & Global Health, Advisor Andy Kane) was...
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Water Institute Research Coordinator Dr. Carton de Grammont attends AGU’s Justice in Geoscience Conference Last month, Dr. Paloma Carton de Grammont who serves as the...
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2022 UF Water Institute Faculty Fellows Announced We are pleased to announce Drs. Christa Court (Assistant Professor, Food and Resource Economics Department) and Sam Smidt...
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  2021 Water Institute Faculty Fellow and Affiliate Faculty AJ Reisinger (UF/IFAS Soil, Water and Ecosystem Sciences Department) is the PI on a $1.6 million...
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Scheffers and Lieurance Lead Southeast Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Management Network UF Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Brett Scheffers (Associate Professor, Wildlife Ecology and...
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Water Institute teams up with NRLI to expand stakeholder’s capacity to collaboratively solve water problems The Water Institute has teamed up with the Natural Resources...
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Water Institute FACETS Project Hosts Two Sessions at 2022 UCOWR/NIWR Conference Last week the Water Institute-led project, Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS), hosted...
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David Kaplan Leads Research Team to “Relieve a Harmful Algal Bloom Hotspot”   UF Water Institute Faculty Fellow David Kaplan (UF Environmental Engineering Sciences Department)...
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Meet Christian A. Rodriguez, UF Water Institute New Program Assistant Hello all, I am thrilled to announce my role as the new Program Assistant for...
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Welcome New Faculty Advisory Committee Members: Drs. Serafin, von Meding, Court, Smidt and Krimsky We are pleased to announce new members of the Water Institute...
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Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network Hosts Workshop in Gainesville, FL This spring the Water Institute-coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network hosted its first...
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The UF Water Institute is leading an expert panel to assess the water resource benefits associated with the Florida Wildlife Corridor, a conservation initiative to...
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Water Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson publishes new textbook: Introduction to Estuarine Hydrodynamics. Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson published a new book, Introduction to Estuarine Hydrodynamics,...
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Two UF PhD students, Scott Alford and David Klinges, have received funding for travel and research from the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SE CASC)...
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Kids in Gainesville’s Afterschool Science Clubs have been learning about the Arctic this year thanks to Water Institute Graduate Fellows in the 2019 cohort. The...
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Join us for Dr. Farhana Sultana Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar “Drowned out: Water, Climate, and Justice” Co-hosted with the UF Department of Geography Colloquium...
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  Join us for Dr. Jiangxiao Qiu’s Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow Seminar “Groundwater Effects on Multiple Ecosystem Services Across Scales” Co-hosted with the School...
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2022 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary Announced “Climate Resilience in a Ground Zero State”   The 2022 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary will focus on...
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Please join us in congratulating Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Dr. Yuncong Li for being elected a 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science Lifetime...
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  Join us for Dr. Lisa Krimsky’s Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow Seminar “Water Resources in Florida: Extension at the Intersection of Science and Human...
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Meet Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Amelia Winger-Bearskin In commemoration of Native American Heritage Month, we celebrate and acknowledge the contributions of Water Institute Affiliate Faculty...
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New paper by Water Institute Affiliate Faculty highlights “How COVID-19 Exposed Water Supply Fragility in Florida” In a recently published Viewpoint paper in Urban Science,...
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Dr. Katie Glodzik, a 2013 Water Institute Graduate Fellow and former Postdoctoral Associate at UF (Advisor Dr. Mark Clark), completed an ecosystem services mapping project...
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The Water Institute welcomes 11 new affiliate faculty across six colleges and nine departments. These affiliates bring a diverse set of water related interests and...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty and Hydrologic Sceinces Academic Cluster (HSAC) Coordinating Committee member Dr. Sam Smidt will be offering a new course on Principles of...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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A record 191 participants joined a webinar on Climate Change Impacts on Wastewater and Stormwater Management hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA)...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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The UF Water Institute coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network (CCZ-RCN) is funded by the National Science Foundation to further transdisciplinary and collaborative research...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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In commemoration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Latinx/Hispanic faculty, staff and students...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Lisa Krimsky (Regional Specialized Agent, Florida Sea Grant) for her selection as the 2021 UF Water Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow and...
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We are pleased to announce that Dr. David Kaplan was elected as Chair of the Hydrologic Sciences Coordinating Committee (HSCC); Dr. Young Gu Her was...
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The 2017 Water Institute Graduate Fellows cohort presented the highlights of their interdisciplinary research in the Tempisque basin (Costa Rica) to support the management of...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Yu for his recently awarded $1.6 million USDA/NRCS CIG grant titled “Enhancing the irrigation management in vegetable farms in...
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Dr. Ashley Smyth, a Water Institute Affiliate and Assistant Professor of Biogeochemistry in the Soil and Water Sciences (SWS) Department at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research...
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A record 137 participants joined a webinar on 2020 Hurricane Season Impacts on Water Management in Florida hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance...
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