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White House recognizes University researchers for efforts in water safety

White House recognizes University researchers for efforts in water safety

By Ashni Gandhi

March 29, 2016

By Ashni GhandiStaff writerThe White House recognized the University’s Prairie Research Institute for its emphasis on water safety and other water issues around the world.The March 22 national summitss served as an environmental call to action highlighting the Resilient Watershed Initiative along with ...

University course to host drug take-back event

University course to host drug take-back event

December 3, 2014

When the polymer-coated pills in the bathroom cabinet expire or go unused, many consumers simply toss them into the trash, just as they would with a banana peel or eggshell; however, these drugs often end up in the same water supply consumers use to bathe, drink and cook.  An investigation conducted by t...