UC Water Academy 2018

Offered exclusively through UC Water, and led by Professor Joshua Viers (UC Merced), Dr. Ted Grantham (UC Berkeley), Dr. Sarah Yarnell (UC Davis), and Dr. Leigh Bernacchi (UC Merced), the UC Water Academy is a spring/summer intensive course open to UC undergraduate (upper division standing with proven interest in water resources, aquatic ecology, etc.) and first-year graduate students in natural and water resources-related fields.

The course is intended to train the next generation of California water leaders via immersive learning about California’s water resources, policies, and management approaches.

UC Water students
UC Water Academy 2017 enjoyed rafting the South Fork
of the American River. 

The guided curriculum will focus on the theory and practice of water sustainability and security as it applies to California (virtual class March-May), and with direct field experiences throughout California (June 23-30, 2018).

In addition to receiving academic credit, students will directly benefit from visiting select locations featuring California’s infrastructure and history. Students will meet with institutional and policy leaders as well as gain direct research experience by working with UC Water faculty. 

Apply Today! Due date extended! 
Applications Due February 9, 2018

The UC Water Academy is a great way for University of California upper-division undergraduate and first-year graduate students to learn about water resources, management and law. 

Field Trip: June 24-30, 2018
Cost: $150
Units: 1-2 Independent Study

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