Ismaila Dabo, Zoubeida Ounaies, and Steve Carpenter (from Reservoir Studio) are recipients of a 2016 Humanitarian Materials Engineering Award for their project Expanding the Capacity to Confront the Global Water Crisis: Exploring Affordable Possibilities and Increased Effectiveness of Point-of-Use Ceramic Water Filters with Metallic Nanoparticles. Click here for more information.
On December 2, eight students and two teachers from Austin High School in Austin, PA visited Reservoir Studio at Penn State. Art teacher Michele Rodich learned about the water filters when she attended a Reservoir Studio presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association conference in Philadelphia earlier this fall. The visit was comprised of a […]
On Friday November 11, 2016, members of Potters Water Action Group and Reservoir Studio visited New Castle High School (New Castle, PA) to conduct a water filter presentation and demonstration. Art teacher Raquel Flora and PWAG member/art teacher Cynthia Blackwell coordinated the event. The presentation took place in the auditorium supported by slides and a […]
On Sunday October 9, 10am, Reservoir Studio and Potters Water Action Group (PWAG) will make a presentation at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference. Reservoir Studio and PWAG will share curriculum materials related to point of use ceramic water filters and the global water crisis. The title of the presentation is, “Making Clean Water Possible: Potters Water Action […]
In the 2016-17 academic year, seniors in art classes at New Castle Area Senior High School will help address one of the world’s major health problems: waterborne diseases. According to the United Nations, 783 million people have no access to clean water, and almost 2.5 billion have no access to adequate sanitation. The World Economic […]