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EWN is engaging institutions of higher learning to educate the next generation engineers and scientists about EWN principles and applications, and to promote EWN practices nationwide. Through this initiative, the EWN program is collaborating with universities to incorporate EWN into undergraduate and graduate curricula.

Below is a list of universities currently offering an EWN course.

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Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, TX

Spring 2018

OCEN 485/685: Engineering With Nature Course Outline
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TAMU Galveston Fall 2019

OCEN 689: Nature-Based Elements of Engineered Coastal Systems syllabus (PDF)

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Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

Fall Course 2019 - Introduces and broadens students' horizons to the overall concept of EWN as being developed and implemented by the USACE. Traditional engineering versus EWN. What is EWN? Principles, practices, and examples. EWN represents an approach to developing and operating a project, where a project could take the form of a wide range of activities supporting water resources development. For example, developing new flood risk management infrastructure, a dredging project, or an ecosystem restoration project.

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