Contact Us

The Water Resources Science program office is located on the St. Paul Campus, and is housed within the Water Resources Center. Feel free to stop by 193 McNeal Hall with any questions or concerns you have about the program. Office hours are 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday. If the office is closed during these hours, please email wrs@umn.edu for assistance or leave a voicemail at 612.624.7456. There is also a mailbox for the WRS coordinator, Tracy Fallon, in the Water Resources Center (173 McNeal).

Administration

John Nieber

John Nieber
Co-Director of Graduate Studies
203 BioAgEng Building
1390 Eckles Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
612-625-6724
nieber@umn.edu

Randall Hicks.

Randall Hicks
Co-Director of Graduate Studies
201 Swenson Science Building
1035 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
218-726-8438
rhicks@d.umn.edu

Tracy Fallon, WRS Grad Program Coord

Tracy Fallon
WRS Graduate Program Coordinator
193 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St Paul, MN 55108
612-624-7456
wrs@umn.edu

Water Resources Science Student Ambassadors

The WRS student ambassadors are current students within the program who have agreed to answer questions from prospective students regarding campus life, student involvement, and general questions about the WRS program. If you have more complex questions about program requirements or admissions, please contact wrs@umn.edu.

Brad Gordon

Brad Gordon, WRS Graduate Student

Twin Cities Ambassador

Brad Gordon is a fourth-year PhD student in WRS on the Twin Cities campus. He works with Chris Lenhart studying the relationships vegetation has with preventing soil erosion in ravines and retaining nutrients in water treatment wetlands. He is a co-president for Water Resources Students In Action (WRSIA). Feel free to contact him with any questions regarding the Twin Cities and the university.

Email: gordo402@umn.edu

Taylor Nelson

Taylor Nelson, WRS Graduate Student

Twin Cities Ambassador

Taylor Nelson is a second-year M.S. candidate in WRS on the Twin Cities campus. She works with adviser, and Water Resources Center Director, Jeff Peterson.

She is a WRS student ambassador and is on the Seminar Committee for the student-run organization, Water Resources Students in Action, or WRSIA. She is a Minnesota native and a Twin Cities enthusiast, and is very active both on and off campus. Please feel free to contact her with questions about living in the Twin Cities or about WRS.

Email: nels7715@umn.edu

Erik Hendrickson

Erik Hendrickson, WRS Graduate Student

Duluth Ambassador

Erik Hendrickson is a second year plan A master's student, studying microplastic pollution in the far western arm of Lake Superior, with adviser Elizabeth Minor. Erik is one of two Duluth campus ambassadors for the WRS program. Erik is also highly involved with the UMD community and is happy to answer questions related to the program and UMD.

Email: hendr918@umn.edu

Stephen Labuz

Stephen Labuz, WRS Graduate Student

Duluth Ambassador

Steve Labuz is a second-year M.S. candidate in WRS on the Duluth campus. He works with adviser Rebecca Teasley on stable isotopic hydrograph separation. He is one of two student ambassadors from Duluth and is very active hiking, fishing, and hanging out around Duluth; do not hesitate to contact him with your questions regarding Duluth and UMD.

Email: labuz011@umn.edu