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Our vision

CEE strategic plan

Learn about the department's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan and associated Grand Challenges, which will guide our work for the next five years.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Learn how the CEE department is taking concrete actions toward a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.

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International opportunities

Study abroad programs

From India to Rome, studying abroad allows CEE students to learn how to problem-solve both everyday hurdles and big challenges while gaining an international perspective.

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Regional research

Balancing fire and ice

To safeguard the region's vulnerable water supply, CEE researchers are working on a forest management strategy that balances wildfire prevention with snowpack preservation.

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Department spotlight

Christie Hegermiller

Civil & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor

From building miniature beaches in eighth grade to studying global ocean basins, Hegermiller's research focuses on the journey of a wave, from its wind-driven birth to its eventual interaction with coastlines.

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New faculty Christie Hegermiller joins the department

Hegermiller comes to the department with a passion for waves & coastal change, ready to enhance research and community collaboration in geosciences.

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