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2019 Practicum

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Cape Cod cranberry bog/wetland restoration The topic of Spring 2019 Practicum will focus on a major wetland restoration project at a cranberry bog complex located at the headwaters of the Marstons Mills River and the Three… Read More

Enroll now!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Fall 2018 is fast approaching! If you are interested in enrolling in WSSS, read more!

Annual Symposium Success!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 Practicum

Attendees learned about water-related humanitarian emergencies and disaster response. Read more about this event! 


Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 practica

In 2016, the students enrolled in the P track chose between one of two Practicum project sites: the nearby town of Somerville and the far-away Aida Camp in the West Bank, Palestine. Descriptions of the… Read More


Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 practica

In 2017, the students enrolled in the P track chose between one of three Practicum projects: Water Quality in the West Bank, Charles River Conservancy Swim Park Project or Cape Cod Urine Diversion. Descriptions of… Read More

Practicum Experiences

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 Practicum

This year’s practicum included interdisciplinary teams with students from Urban and Environmental Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, the School of Nutrition. The students were able to work with the nonprofit organizations, The Freshwater Trust out… Read More

Thomas Pols ’15

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 students

Degree and Year of GraduationM.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 2015AdvisorRobert WilkinsonFields of Study Human security, humanitarian aidExperience Before TuftsDutch Navy; Dr. Horacio E Oduber Hospital, Aruba; Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)Education Before TuftsUniversity… Read More

Armondo Milou ’08

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 students

Degree and Year of GraduationM.A., Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, 2008AdvisorsScott Horsley, Paul KirshenPrimary research TopicStormwater Low-Impact Development BMPs feasibility for Low-Income Communities in San Pedro Sula, HondurasPost-Graduation Employer and PositionGIS Analyst… Read More

Armando Milou

Kyle Monahan ’17

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 students

Kyle Monahan ’17Ph.D. Civil and Environmental EngineeringAdvisorDaniele LantagneFields of Study Ceramic Water Filters; Social Factors that Influence Feasible Techniques Why did you join WSSS?The focus of WSSS on the dynamics of problems across a wide breadth of… Read More