- BAEN department seeking doctorate students for USDA fellowships
The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department at Texas A&M University is recruiting qualified minority students for three U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Needs Fellowships to conduct water resources research. The fellowships, funded through USDA's Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, are available immediately.
- New Waves E-letter - February 27, 2008
- Professor publishes three books in 2007
Dr. V.P. Singh, professor and Caroline & William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water at Texas A&M University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, published three books during 2007.
- BAEN’s study abroad program recruiting students
Texas A&M University’s Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering is recruiting students for its Belgium Study Abroad program for the summer of 2008.
- Biological Systems Simulation Group Conference set
The 38th Biological Systems Simulation Conference is set for April 8-10, 2008, in Temple, Texas.
- SWAT courses set for April
The Spatial Science Laboratory (SSL) at Texas A&M University is holding Beginner and Advanced Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) courses in April. The beginner course is April 21-23 and the advanced is April 23-25.
- Effects of climate change on Texas water resources conference set
The River Systems Institute is hosting “Forecast: Climate Change Impacts on Texas Water,” April 28-30, 2008, at the Texas State Capitol Extension in Austin.
- Climate change conference calls for posters
Professionals and students may submit posters of their research for the upcoming conference, “Forecast: Climate Change Impacts on Texas Water.” The conference is at the Texas State Capitol Extension April 28-30, 2008. The deadline for submitting a poster abstract is March 15.
- Separations Sciences Lab hosts short course
The Texas A&M University Separations Sciences Lab is hosting its annual Membrane, Filtration, and Separations short course April 6-10, 2008, in College Station, Texas.
- H-E-B to promote Junior Master Gardener program
The grocery story chain, H-E-B, is promoting the Junior Master Gardener (JMG) 4-H program and providing a source of revenue to support JMG teacher/leader training programs and JMG curricula for schools.
- Introduction to Flow Measurement for Groundwater Management Districts course set
The Lower Rio Grande Valley Agricultural Water Conservation Demonstration Initiative (ADI) is offering a short course on the selection, installation, calibration, and operation of flow meters for groundwater pumping measurement on March 26-28, 2008, at the Flow Meter Calibration (FMC) Facility in Harlingen.
- TAIA 2008 South Texas Conference held in Uvalde
The Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association’s (TAIA) 2008 South Texas Conference on Irrigation Management with Limited Water Availability was held at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde on February 19.
- Texas Watch changes name to Texas Stream Team
Texas State University’s River Systems Institute and the Texas Watch Program, in coordination with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency Region 6, have changed the name and identity of the Texas Watch program to Texas Stream Team, “Caring For Our Waters.” The name change will help a growing need for the program to work with private landowners, the agricultural community, and watershed stakeholders, according to the Texas Stream Team Web site.
- Texas A&M University Distinguished Lecture Series continues
Multi-Scale Processes in Earth Systems, a distinguished lecture series hosted by Texas A&M University’s Departments of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Atmospheric Sciences, Geology and Geophysics, Mathematics, Ecosystem Science and Management, and Water Management & Hydrologic Sciences, has three more spring semester lectures. The lectures begin with a reception at 3:30 p.m. in Scoates Hall foyer on the A&M campus with the presentation following at 4:10 p.m. in Scoates Hall, Room 208.