Fellows on Flint: Water-Centric Cities

The ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has prompted emergency response at city, state, and federal levels, as well as heated debate here in Wisconsin and nationally. Official inquiry is underway into the political, economic, and technological causes as well as consequences of the mass pollution of Flint’s drinking water.

Here at UWM, this year’s team of Global Studies Research Fellowssponsored by the Center for International Education (CIE) were chosen for their expertise in the politics of water accessibility, activism and the protection of water resources, and the science of water infrastructure.

Join us on Thursday, February 4th at 6:00 pm for a special colloquium on this urgent and still-developing crisis, where our Global Studies Research Fellows will expand the dialogue beyond Facebook and Twitter, and into a public forum, for the benefit of our own water-centric city.

This event is free and open to the public.