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  • UGA College of Engineering holds Celebration of Excellence

    UGA College of Engineering holds Celebration of Excellence

    The University of Georgia College of Engineering held their annual Celebration of Excellence last week, Tuesday, April 2. The event recognized faculty, staff and students for their hard work and talent. We congratulate all the honorees, especially the several IRIS representatives! Read more here on the College of Engineering’s website. Brian Bledsoe, IRIS Director Distinguished…

  • N-EWN Partners Gather to Discuss Proposed USACE Rule Change

    N-EWN Partners Gather to Discuss Proposed USACE Rule Change

    On Thursday, April 4, a team of affiliates from the Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems including Todd Bridges and Matthew Shudtz held a webinar with Network for Engineering With Nature (N-EWN) partners to discuss the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ new draft of agency-specific procedures for implementing Principles, Requirements, and Guidelines for Federal Investments in Water…

  • Collaborating for change: Approaching nature-based solutions through an anthropologist’s eyes

    Collaborating for change: Approaching nature-based solutions through an anthropologist’s eyes

    Katie Foster, a postdoctoral researcher working in anthropology professor Don Nelson’s Humans and Environmental Change Lab, has spent years examining how environmental governance and policy impacts communities. Her entire career has been shaped by meaningful collaborations across disciplines and sectors, and now she aims to build new partnerships to help others. After her undergraduate study…