ESWG Publishes Research in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences

Environmental Sustainability Working Group (ESWG) members Madeline Wade, Randy Peppler and Angela Person recently coauthored the article “Community education and perceptions of water reuse: A case study in Norman, Oklahoma,” published in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. The research looks at the effectiveness of community education in increasing citizens’ willingness to use recycled wastewater in…

ESWG Alumnus Earns Second Place in SWAAG Student Paper Competition

Environmental Sustainability Working Group alumnus Madeline Wade, who is currently a graduate student in the Department of Geography at Texas State, recently presented her project entitled “Community Education and Public Perceptions of Water Reuse in Norman, OK” during the 2020 Southwest Division of the American Association of Geographers‘ Annual Meeting student paper competition. We are…

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In its first four years, the Environmental Sustainability Working Group (ESWG) has been awarded over $20,000 in support of undergraduate research opportunities. Each ESWG research intern is able to develop a project of their choosing that falls under the broad umbrella of environmental sustainability, including climate change risk perception, communication and organizational responses. ESWG interns…

ESWG Researcher Presents Research on Wastewater Recycling at OU Undergraduate Research Day

Environmental Sustainability Working Group researcher Madeline Wade recently presented her research, “Public Perceptions of Water Reuse in Norman, Oklahoma,” during the University of Oklahoma’s online Undergraduate Research Day. Read on to view Madeline’s full presentation and read an abstract of her project. Congratulations, Madeline! ABSTRACT: “Public Perceptions of Water Reuse in Norman, Oklahoma” Madeline Wade;…

ESWG Researcher Wins SWAAG Poster Competition

Environmental Sustainability Working Group researcher Madeline Wade was recently honored for having the best student poster research presentation during the Southwest Division of the American Association of Geographers’ annual meeting held October 9-12, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. Wade is a senior studying Psychology and Environmental Studies who is interested in research on sustainable community…