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Summer Plans and Some (Slight) Changes in the Works

Around universities, summers can be pretty slow.  Faculty and students are mostly away, recharging their batteries between school year urgencies.  The relatively few people around for summer school seem to be working at a slower pace.  It’s a good time for reflection and getting “brain work” done.

One of our big tasks this summer is to plan the reconfiguration of the River Life web site, so it can become a better gateway between the world of the river (and rivers/urban water systems more broadly) and the world of the campus.  Be patient, since we probably won’t have the revamp finished until November.  When we do get it done, though, we expect it will better reflect the lively dynamics of both river corridor and campus.

In the meantime, just let us know if there’s anything in particular you’d like for us to include!

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One Comment

  1. Ronald EdlundMay 24, 2016 at 12:21 pm

    We need more education on Climate Change and the potential effects on the Mississippi particularly for the twin city area.

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