Browse the archives below to see Let's Talk About Water Challenge Grant proposals that have been funded in recent years. 

  • 2012 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Asa Rennermalm

    Rutgers University

    Chasing Ice October 23, 2013 Chasing Ice
    David Chandler Syracuse University Three Short Films About Water Septermber 20, 2013 Three Short Films About Water
    Prakash Khedun Texas A&M University Water Daze April 24, 2013 Last Call at the Oasis 
    Mark Solomon University of Idaho Injury, Regulation, or Freedom: A Film and Community Discussion April 22, 2013 The Unforeseen 
    Anna Coles University of Saskatchewan Let's Talk About Water Film and Panel Discussion April 18, 2013 Last Call at the Oasis
    William Loker and James Pushnik California State University Chico This Way to Sustainability Conference  March 7-9, 2013 A Drop of Life
  • 2013 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Amy Cunningham

    University of New Hampshire

    Climate Change, Water, and Winter in New England January 28, 2014 Chasing Ice
    Joan Chadde Michigan Technological University World Water Day 2014 March 20, 2014 GasLand
    Suzette Walling University of Kentucky UK Water Week September 15, 2014 Last Call at the Oasis 
  • 2014 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Erin Seybold

    Duke University 

    Let's Talk About Water January 29, 2015 DamNation
    Rosemary Keane North Carolina State University Shored Up February 20, 2015 Shored Up
    Paul Noel University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

    Illinois Water Day Water and Sustainability 

    Additional event information can be viewed here.

    April 10, 2015 Cowspiracy
    Caroline Nash Oregon State University Hydrophiles 5th Annual Water Research Symposium April 27, 2015 Who Owns Water
  • 2015 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Rebecca Dolan

    Butler University

    Let's Talk About Water September 24, 2015 Water Under the City
    Laura Altfeld Saint Leo University Let's Talk About Water Obtober 17, 2015 Flow: For the Love of Water
    Alice Alonso University of Florida

    Let's Talk About Water: A Campus Wide Discussion

    February 16, 2015 Last Call at the Oasis
    Brian Anderson University of Nevada Reno Hey Reno, Let's Talk About Water November 18, 2015 Last Call at the Oasis 
    Wendy Robertson Central Michigan University Let's Talk About Water October 14, 2016 Waterlife
    Casey Korby University of Nevada Las Vegas Sustainable Futures April 12, 2016 Designing a Better Future
    Douglas Jackson-Smith Utah State University  Let's Talk About Water April 5, 2016 A River Between Us
  • 2016 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Guy Sewell

    East Central University

    Let's Talk About Water April 17, 2017 The Unforeseen
    Sarah Godsey Idaho State University Upriver April 25, 2017 Upriver
    Xuan Yu University of Deleware

    Let's Talk About Water 

    April 21, 2015 How to Let Go of the World
    and Love All of the Things
    Climate Can't Change
    Ali Mirchi University of Texas El Paso Let's Talk About Water March 3, 2017 Last Call at the Oasis 
    Emily Stewart Vercoe University of Wyoming Let's Talk About Water April 13, 2017 Watershed - Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West
    William Brandt and Katalyn Voss University of California Santa Barbara TBD TBD TBD
  • 2017 Challenge Grant Awardees
    Awardee Affiliation Event Title Event Date  Film Shown 
    Jenise Snyder

    Ursuline College 

    Plastic Pollution in Waterways: How does it get there, what is the impact, and what can we do about it? March 23, 2018 Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific garbage Patch
    Caroline Hackett and Micheal OConnor University of Texas at Austin An Evening on Texas Water, featuring Yakona April 27, 2018  Yakona
    Brian Thomas University of Pittsburg

    Steel to Sustainable: Water in Pittsburgh

    September 6, 2018 TBD
    Denielle Perry  Northern Arizona University The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: 50 Years of River Conservation and Counting April 19-20, 2018 3 short films produced by American Rivers