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College students find way to recycle garbage and protect water supplies

In a project partnership among Rice University, NASA, and Chalmers University of Technology (based in Sweden), Rice University students developed a device called the BioBlend that makes it easy to turn kitchen waste into mulch. Video describing the project   The BioBlend takes food going thro… Read More
Makani: A newer wind turb…

Makani: A newer wind turbine.

What is Makani’s mission? Makani is working to make clean energy accessible for everyone. We’re developing energy kites, a new type of wind turbine that can generate up to 50% more energy than conventional wind turbines while eliminating 90% of the materials used and at lower cost. How did Makan… Read More
Energy: Why Our Choices M…

Energy: Why Our Choices Matter Presentation

The Iowa Energy Center’s Speaker Series is coming to the Quad Cities on November 11. The featured speaker will be Carol Werner, Executive Director of the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI). She will be speaking on Energy: Why Our Choices Matter. The free event begins with a recept… Read More
2015 PETE Instructor Conf…

2015 PETE Instructor Conference Registration

Utilizing Student Smartphone & Other EHS Interactive Presentation Techniques   June 16-18, 2015 at Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie, MN  (Download Brochure)   or   July 21-23, 2015 at Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY (Download Brochure)     Register Online Now!  … Read More
Madison College honored f…

Madison College honored for innovation in international education

Madison College honored for innovation in international education College’s ‘Sustainable Development Network’ builds partnerships, promotes global STEM education  MADISON, Wis. (Jan. 23, 2015)—The Institute of International Education has named Madison Area Technical College one of five rec… Read More
EPA's Small Drinking Wate…

EPA's Small Drinking Water Systems Webinar Series - Arsenic Removal

U.S. EPA: Webinar on Research and Implementation of Arsenic Removal Technologies at Small Community Water Systems In 2015, U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development and Office of Water will host monthly webinars to discuss various treatment technology topics for small community drinking water… Read More
Solar Workshop - The Tran…

Solar Workshop - The Transformative Change Initiative

The Transformative Change Initiative, co-led Office of Community College Research and Leadership and The Collaboratory, working in partnership with the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and the US Department of Energy, is pleased to invite you to a one-day invitation-only workshop in Baltim… Read More
Community SuppOrt, Networ…

Community SuppOrt, Networking, and AssistaNce for Environmental Career Training (CONNECT)

Senator Tom Harkin made a visit to the Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center last friday. Read More
Energize Students!

Energize Students!

This summer saw the third installment of the Energize Students! Teachers’ Workshop. Read More
DHS offering PAID HS-STEM…

DHS offering PAID HS-STEM Summer Internships

Senator Tom Harkin made a visit to the Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center last friday. Read More