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The Water Institute led Floridan Aquifer Collaborative Engagement for Sustainability (FACETS) project successfully hosted its first series of Water Workshops for Decision-Makers in the Suwanee...
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Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students

Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students 

Join us for Dr. Nancy Denslow’s Water Institute Distinguished Scholar Seminar “Ecotoxicology in the 21st Century” on February 23rd 3:30 pm via Zoom Register here ...
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In commemoration of Black History Month throughout February we will celebrate and highlight the scholarly achievements and contributions of UF Water Institute affiliated Black faculty...
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Celebrating the Achievements and Contributions of Our Affiliated Black Faculty and Students

Led by Dr. Charles Barrett and supported by the Suwannee River Partnership, the 5-year project aims to encourage farmers in the Suwannee Valley to adopt...
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Celebrating Kevin Morris’s Contributions to the FloridaWCA Kevin Morris, PE, BCEE, and Manager of Engineering and Projects at the Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply...
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Dr. Scheffers Receives SE CASC Funding for Research on Invasive Species Shifts in the Southeast Dr. Brett Scheffers, Water Institute Affiliate Faculty and Assistant Professor...
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We are pleased to announce the 2021 Water Institute Graduate Fellows (WIGF) faculty team! Central to the Water Institute mission, the WIGF program supports interdisciplinary...
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Two Florida ecosystem services mapping projects proposed by UF Post-Doctoral Research Associate Katie Glodzik (Soil and Water Sciences, Advisor Dr. Mark Clark; 2013 Water Institute...
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Coordinated by the Water Institute, the Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network hosted its first Workshop as a series of virtual sessions from August 3...
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A record 120 participants joined a webinar on Utility Risks & Resilience to Climate Change Impacts hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA),...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty, Drs. Tara Sabo-Attwood (WI Faculty Advisory Committee member; Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental & Global Health) and Joe...
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Thank you for those who participated in the UF Water Institute’s 2020 Photo Contest! We received beautiful photos representing a wide variety of UF water-related...
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This summer the 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellows (WIGF) Cohort  was awarded a $2.2 million grant from the NSF Office of Polar Programs to understand...
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The UF Water Institute is pleased to announce its new webpage dedicated to water-related job postings. The site will serve as an up-to-date resource for...
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UF Water Institute Affiliate doctoral students Hallie Fischman, Harsha James, and Tricia Kyzar participated in the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (SECASC) Field Intensive in...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nancy Denslow (Professor, Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine ) for her selection as 2020 UF Water...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Dr. Bayabil and colleagues funded by NIFA to improve precision irrigation management practices This summer, Water Institute Affiliate faculty Dr. Haimanote...
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The University of Florida Water Institute invites affiliate faculty, staff and students to enter its 2020 Photography Contest.   The contest aims to highlight the...
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Nearly 100 participants joined a recent webinar on Water, Climate and COVID-19 hosted by the Florida Water & Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) and the UF Water...
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Quincy Faber, who is completing her first year as a 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellow, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2020...
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Welcome New Faculty Advisory Committee Members: Drs. Laughinghouse, Lusk and Cohen Drs. Dail Laughinghouse, Mary Lusk and Matt Cohen were recently elected to serve as...
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Four Water Institute Affiliate Faculty named 2020 UF Research Foundation Professors Please join us in congratulating Dr. Donald Behringer, Dr. Zhenli He, Dr. Robert Fletcher...
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Drs. Annable and Bean re-elected to the Hydrologic Sciences Academic Concentration Coordinating Committee We are pleased to announce that Dr. Mike Annable and Dr. Eban...
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Water Institute Affiliate Faculty awarded NIFA grant to assess the impacts of saltwater intrusion in agricultural areas. The Water Institute congratulates Drs. Haimanote Bayabil, Bin...
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Congratulations to Water Institute affiliate faculty Xiao Yu and David Kaplan (2017-2020 Faculty Fellow), for receiving a half-million-dollar National Science Foundation (NSF) grant in March...
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The Water Institute coordinated Carbonate Critical Zone Research Coordination Network is accepting applications to participate in its First Field Workshop, to be held August 2-5,...
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  Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni joined UF as an Assistant Professor of Citrus Water and Nutrient Management in September 2016. He conducts research and extension at...
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As part of an effort to share Florida’s biggest water stories with broader audiences, the University of Florida Water Institute, the UF Thompson Earth Systems...
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The Florida Water and Climate Alliance (WCA) held its 21st workshop on February 7 in Orlando Florida, hosted by the Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC). Celebrating...
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The Hydrologic Sciences Academic Concentration (HSAC) for graduate studies is a unique interdisciplinary program designed to broaden the skills of science and engineering graduate students...
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Meet Water Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Christine Angelini Dr. Christine Angelini started as an Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Sciences in 2014. Over the past...
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2020 Water Institute Symposium Final Plenary Topic: Navigating Turbulent Waters: Politics, Policies and Partnerships. Panel Description: Perceptions of Florida’s waters span a broad spectrum: from...
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Dr. Wendy Graham and Karen Schlatter of the Water Institute recently attended the Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center 2019 Regional Science Symposium in New Orleans...
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We are pleased to announce that the Water Institute in collaboration with The Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands and the Conservation Clinic at the...
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On October 22, 2019, the UF Water Institute and the Florida Climate Institute celebrated the 2019 Faculty Fellow Award recipients at the Faculty Fellow Award...
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Join us in congratulating Dr. Jon Martin for being awarded the 2020 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguished Lectureship from the Hydrology Division of the Geological Society of America....
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Water Institute faculty, students, colleagues and staff bid a fond farewell and happy retirement to Lisette Staal! Last Friday, October 4th, Lisette Staal retired from...
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KAREN SCHLATTER JOINS THE UF WATER INSTITUTE AS RESEARCH COORDINATOR We are pleased to welcome Karen Schlatter who has joined the Water Institute as Research...
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NEW 2019 WATER INSTITUTE FACULTY FELLOWS Please join us in congratulating Drs. Christine Angelini and Davie Kadyampakeni for receiving 2019 Water Institute Faculty Fellows Early...
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Meet the 2019 Water Institute Graduate Fellows cohort! The Water Institute is pleased to welcome the newest WIGF cohort to campus. Since 2011, four cohorts...
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The Water Institute 2020 Symposium Planning Committee is thrilled to announce key note speakers, Drs. Bryan Brooks and Hans Paerl, who will bring a global...
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Water Institute Faculty Advisory Committee members Christine Angelini, Tomas Bianchi, Nancy Denslow, David Kaplan and Todd Osborne are part of UF’s Moonshot iCoast. The highly...
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The UF Water Institute awarded two UF graduate students with a scholarship and travel grant to attend this year’s SE CASC Climate Adaptation Science Field...
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Last week, the Florida Water and Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA), a stakeholder-scientist network coordinated by the UF Water Institute, co-sponsored the training “Building Resilience to a...
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NASA has awarded a $1.7 million grant to support several UF Water Institute affiliate faculty, partners at Florida State University (FSU), Tampa Bay Water (TBW)...
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Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed University of Florida Water Institute Director, Wendy Graham, to the new State of Florida Blue-Green Algae Task Force. Dr. Graham...
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Water Institute Faculty Fellow Jon Martin, and Director Wendy Graham, in collaboration with Laura Toran (Temple University) and Matt Covington (University of Arkansas) were awarded...
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Water Institute Team begins Independent Scientific Review to Inform Development of the new Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule. The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has...
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The UF Water Institute is pleased to announce our newest Faculty Advisory Committee Chair elect, Dr. Mark Brenner. Dr. Brenner’s main field of study is...
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Sandra Guzmán, Water Institute affiliate faculty member, joined the University of Florida in November, 2018.  An assistant professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering located at the...
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Water Institute co-sponsors Thompson Earth Systems Institute  Earth Day Event “Beyond Dead Fish: How Red Tide Affects All Floridians”

Tatiana Borisova contributes to the 2019 Annual Assessment of Florida’s Water Resources and Conservation Lands report. During her sabbatical leave, Tatiana Borisova, Associate Professor and...
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Robyn Screws Joins the UF Water Institute as an Administrative Support Assistant II Robyn Screws joined the Water Institute in February 2019, bringing six years...
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Water Institute faculty and staff bid a fond farewell and happy retirement to Mary Garvin! On February 7, 2019 Mary Garvin retired from her position...
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Water Institute Faculty Fellow Jim Jawitz and PhD student Yu Fang publish research on the evolution of human population distance to water in the USA...
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Water Institute Graduate Fellow Jacy Hyde is one of the five founding members of a student organization called Emerging Leaders in Science Policy and Advocacy (ELISPA). ELISPA...
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See the application procedures here The WIGF program supports interdisciplinary teams of six doctoral student Fellows and their faculty advisors as they conduct research in...
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The Florida Water and Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA), a longstanding stakeholder-scientist network coordinated by the UF Water Institute, will hold its next workshop on December 20th...
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The UF Water Institute is pleased to welcome Dr. Tara Wade as a new member of the Faculty Advisory Committee. Dr. Wade is an agricultural...
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The WIGF program supports interdisciplinary teams of six doctoral student Fellows and their faculty advisors as they conduct research in an emerging area of water...
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Thank you for such wonderful participation in the UF Water Institute’s 2018 Photo Contest! We received 70 beautiful photos representing a wide variety of UF...
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Please join us in congratulating Dr. Mark Brenner (Professor, Geological Sciences) and Dr. Todd Osborne (Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences) for their selection as...
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UF Water Institute NRLI Assistance

Dr. Carol Lippincott, Research Coordinator III with the Water Institute, assisted the UF/IFAS Natural Resources Leadership Institute (NRLI) with several sessions this spring. Dr. Lippincott is an...
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