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Blogger: Abigail Lynch: PhD student

As difficult as it is for me to present a scientific presentation, I cannot fully comprehend what it must be like to present in another language. We did, however, have a bit of a window into the difficulties of communicating across language barriers this week at Институт Биологии Внутренних Вод (Institute of Biology of Inland Waters) in Borok, Russia.

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Blogger: Abigail Lynch: PhD student

For those outside of the field, studying one genus of fishes seems like a very narrow discipline.  But, for the organizers of the seven international charr symposiums, there was not enough collaboration and information shared even amongst these charr scientists.  So, they decided to hold symposiums every three years to keep apprised of each other’s work. The geneticists can learn from the management biologists, the stock assessment modeler can learn from the morphologist.

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The migration patterns of CSIS graduate students and visiting scholars are shifting to autumnal academic mode, with some indigent species departing for new habitats, and new individuals building nests.

In descending order of seniority (roughly):

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Blogger: Brooke Merrill, one of 23 MSU students in the Demmer Scholar Washington, DC, program, a senior-level class in natural resources policy that meets one night a week and all day Saturday while working full-time as paid interns at federal agencies or non-governmental organizations that focus on natural resources.

 

 

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May 30, 2012

Abigail LynchDoctoral student Abigail Lynch has been invited to participate in the Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop at the 2012 Outreach Scholarship Conference at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

The intensive professional development program provides advanced doctoral students and early career faculty with background literature, facilitated discussion, mentoring, and presentations designed to increase their knowle

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May 16, 2012

A select group of agriculture and natural resources and James Madison College students from Michigan State and Mississippi State are working on their networks more than their tans this summer by studying the intricacies of federal policy-making while working full-time in Washington, D.C.

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Sue Nichols and fish

Blogger: Sue Nichols, assistant director..(and see below for Marielle's report)

With the World Fisheries Congress complete the MSU crew has dispersed for their own adventures. Some are off for field work, some will take time to explore Paris and other parts of Europe, a couple are heading up to Iceland, since it seems so close.

Hard to argue with that.

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Blogger: Hanna Kruckman, Master's student

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