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Dr. Klein co-author of Future of Dams Team article

The Future of Dams team was just published in PNAS, found here, co-authored by Dr. Klein. The Future of Dams project supported in part by a $6 million, 4-year National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant, is a multi­state, interdisciplinary research initiative focused on developing a methodology for making these important decisions about the future of dams.

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SOE grad wins best paper award

Vuong Dinh Tuan Nguyen, presented a paper on off-farm labor (one chapter from his thesis) at the 2018 Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting (VEAM). He won the Best Researcher Paper Award. The VEAM meeting is the most important meeting for economists in Vietnam, for which many international scholars also attend (e.g., economists from the World Bank).

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Dr. Sharon Klein published in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews

Dr. Sharon Klein, Assistant Professor in the School of Economics, co-authored a recently published article in Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews: Cradle-to-grave greenhouse gas emissions from dams in the United States of America, which is a critical review of existing hydropower life cycle assessments and reservoir emission studies that compares the greenhouse gas emissions of different dam types based […]

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SOE Students Present at Symposium

On Tuesday April 17th, students from many disciplines gathered to present their research. Below are some photos of SOE students and their poster presentations. Congrats to all who presented.   Dina Vllasaliu – grad student advised by Dr. Mario Teisl Michaela Murrey (EES) – undergrad advised by Dr. Caroline Noblet Sujita Pandey – grad student […]

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Annual School of Economics Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday April 15th, faculty, staff, family and friends gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of SOE students. This included honoring those accepted into Omicron Delta Epsilon (ΟΔΕ) and those who will receive scholarships from generous donors for the upcoming academic year. Below are some photo taken at the event.   Corey Claflin, SOE student receives a […]

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Arianna Castonguay to intern at AIR

This summer Arianna will be working at the American Institute for Research (AIR) as a Research Associate Intern in Washington, DC! AIR is federally contracted with the National Center for Education Statistics and is currently working on survey design and analysis for the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. As an intern on this team, Arianna […]

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SOE Alum Sarah Newcomb interviewed by Forbes

Sarah’s recent ground-breaking work on the connections between social comparisons and emotional well-being are highlighted in the article.  She finds people who compare themselves against those who are wealthier or more successful had lower feelings of well-being and higher levels of negative emotions.  Read the full article here.

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