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Water: Visions of the Future ’19

Monday, June 10th, 2019 Annual Symposium

Our relationship to water is different than it has ever been before. For instance, instead of working to keep oceans at bay, planners now strategize safe ways to let sea waters wash into coastal cities.… Read More

2020-2021 Cohort

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

As we work to make WSSS even better, no new students will be accepted into the 2019-2020 cohort. Check back in Fall 2020 for the new WSSS, with enhanced features and improved experiences!

Words Coming Soon in Orange

Good luck graduates!

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

We say goodbye to our most recent WSSS graduates as they head off to become water leaders in their fields.

Team photo of 2019 WSSS Graduates

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