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Welcome to the Fall 2010 EMSE Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2010 issue of the George Washington University's Environmental and Energy Management program newsletter. There are several up coming events and we encourage you to visit our Events page. If you would like to submit your resume to our Environmental Professionals page please Contact Us.

Iryna Payosova Editor

White House Holds Green Government Conference at GW

.The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has selected GW to host an educational conference call the GreenGov Conference for 500-700 Federal employees from around the country...

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EEM Grad is Front and Center on Gulf Oil Spill

.2008 EEM graduate Lieutenant Commander Dan Somma is serving as the U.S. Coast Guards Shoreline Group Supervisor for Grand Isle, Louisiana in cleaning up British Petroleums historically large Gulf of Mexico oil spill...

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Recent News of E&EM Grad Students and Graduates

Antoinette Nyomba, a May 2009 graduate with a Professional Degree in Environmental and Energy Management, recently held an information session to provide background to interested stakeholders on an initiative to introduce a Green City concept in her home country, the West African nation of Gabon....

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EEM Professor Participates in Climate Change Symposium

.EEM Professor Richard Cothern participated in a symposium entitled "The Next Big North American Climate Issue?: Sustainability Impacts of The Canadian Tar Sands Development," sponsored by the GW Institute for Sustainability Research, Education, and Policy on April 13, 2010....

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E&EM Grad Named CERI Managing Director

.George William (Jerry) Sherk was appointed Managing Director of the Colorado Energy Research Institute at Mines in March 2010.  Dr. Sherk, who also is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Science and Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines, received his Doctor of Science degree from the Environmental and Energy Management program in 2002...

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E&EM Graduate Student Serves at Council on Environmental Quality

.E&EM doctoral student Leslie L. Gillespie-Marthaler started a one-to-two year assignment as a Senior Program Manager at the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality...

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GW Undertakes New Initiative in Urban Sustainability Research

.E&EM Lead Professor Jonathan Deason served on a University-wide Sustainability Research Task Force in late 2009 and early 2010. The Task Force, composed of a multidisciplinary faculty committee drawn from seven GW schools, prepared a strategic plan to launch a GW Sustainability Research Initiative...

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DOE Solar Decathlon Held on National Mall

The biannual Solar Decathlon was h.eld on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., just a few blocks from the GW campus, on October 9-18, 2009. A total of 20 university-led teams demonstrated high-tech, high-efficiency solar-powered homes have built for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon...

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E&EM Doctoral Graduate Named Department Chairman at The China University of Science and Technology

.E&EM graduate Li-Chen Wu recently was named Chairman of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management and promoted to Associate Professor at the China University of Science and Technology (CUST) in Taiwan, Republic of China...

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Chrisie Kjelland Studies in Korea on FLAS Fellowship

.Christin Kjelland, an E&EM student and a M.A. candidate in International Affairs at the Elliott School focusing on environmental issues in Asia, recently returned from South Korea where she spent six weeks studying the Korean language...

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EEM Graduate Brian Krausz Joins EPA

.Recent Environmental and Energy Management graduate Brian Krausz recently joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (OECA) in the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance...

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GW and Notre Dame Collaborate on Energy and Policy

.The Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department, in conjunction with the Elliott School of International Affairs, began a collaborative effort on energy and policy with the University of Notre Dame in the Spring 2010 semester...

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