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Water people can't wait for the snow! Bundle up and get ready for some exciting opportunities, upcoming events, and recent news.

Congratulations To Our Graduates!
This semester, we had a record number of students enrolled in the Water Studies minor and certificate! 
Congratulations to the three Water Studies students graduating this Fall!
Yay! You did it!
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Shoutout to the first cohort of Denver Water Fellows!
The Colorado Water Center has brought the Water Fellows Program to Denver. Water Studies students from MSU Denver and the University of Colorado Denver have had the opportunity to connect in this inaugural cohort. Learn more about each of these amazing Water Fellows and find out what they've been up to.
Students Answer: What Gives You Optimism About the Future of Water in The American West?

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There is still time to participate in the Your Water Your Life Contest!
Attention Water Professionals…
Students that have entered the contest will be looking for your expert advice and feedback. If you'd like to connect with a contestant about the work you do with water, please let us know!
Did you forget to complete your contest application? Let us know that you're still interested in participating! Be sure to follow us on Instagram for exciting prize announcements and to learn more about the contest!

Student Corner:

MSU Denver Scholarship Applications Now Open
Visit the C2 Hub to learn about all of the different scholarship applications now open. 
EPA Internship Opportunities
Metropolitan State University of Denver and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will renew a joint effort to enhance education and recruitment of diverse students for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers in Colorado. 
Internship & Employment Opportunities
Check out our new Water Jobs & Internships Board on our website and follow the OWOW Center on LinkedIn for frequent job and internship opportunities in the environmental community. 

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Specialty Celebrations for graduating students: Learn more about all of the different celebrations here!
December 11-16: Final Exam Week
December 15: Commencement
January 16: Spring 2024 Classes Begin
Contact Nona or Mia for course questions or advising appointments.

Blossoms of Light- Denver Botanic Gardens
Now- Jan. 7 | York Street
Trail of Lights- Denver Botanic Gardens
Now- Jan. 1 | Chatfield Farms
Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Founders Roundtable Discussion- The Colorado State Revolving Fund (SRF) 
December 13: 9:00am-10:30am | Virtual Webinar
State of the Sector- Colorado Resource Center
January 25
The theme of this year’s event is Advocates for Good: The Power of Nonprofits in Colorado. 
2024 Water Leaders Program- Water Education Colorado
Deadline to apply: January 29
2024 Annual Convention and Membership Meeting- Colorado Water Congress
January 31- February 2, 2024
The Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention is a premier event that brings together water professionals, policymakers, and stakeholders from Colorado and beyond.
Look for the Water Education Colorado Water Fluency Program application opening in February.

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Photo: Sara Hertwig
STEM students just got easier access to green jobs
RED- Michael Haederle | November 16, 2023
MSU Denver students are benefiting from a close partnership between the university and the EPA’s Denver-based Region 8 office. The partnership was formalized in September through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…
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River district funds helped in tapping federal money for water projects
The Daily Sentinel- Dennis Webb | November 28, 2023
On Nov. 15 the Department of Interior announced $51 million in funding via the Bureau of Reclamation for 30 new environmental water resource projects in 11 states. The projects focus on water conservation, water management and restoration efforts that will result in significant benefits to ecosystem or watershed health, the Interior Department says. 
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Photo: President Paul Kagame, Republic of Rwanda
This Week in Water
H2O Radio | December 3, 2023
H2O Radio covers Iran-Backed hackers attack on US water facilities, the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, research in using succulent biproducts to create menstrual products, and newly discovered things about Bottlenose Dolphins.

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All the Best, 
The One World One Water Center Staff
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