Student Awards and Honors

March 29, 2016

Spring continues to blossom with honors and opportunity for CSIS graduate students.

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PhD students Andrew Carlson, Betsy Riley and So-Jung Youn have been accepted to the Great Lakes Leadership Academy’s Emerging Leader Program, designed for potential and current leaders seeking

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March 16, 2016

Master’s student Janet Hsiao and PhD student Joe Nohner have been awarded the Robert C. Ball and Betty A. Ball Fisheries and Wildlife Fellowships, which recognize students committed to studying fisheries, limnology or water quality.

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March 11, 2016

Doctoral student Molly Good has been awarded the Red Cedar Fly Fishers Graduate Fellowship to assist in her research on the connection between law enforcement and fisheries resource management.

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Nov. 12, 2015

Andrew Carlson, a CSIS doctoral student, will be paired with a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) executive to analyze results from the 2015 Inland Trout Angler Survey with the help of the Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship.

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Aug. 11, 2015

Three Michigan State University PhD students will work to understand how people and nature interact from Scandinavia to China thanks to The William W. and Evelyn M. Taylor Endowed Fellowship for International Engagement in Coupled Human and Natural Systems.


 

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March 26, 2015

Vanessa Hull was honored with a prestigious award for her doctoral work, one of 12 Spartans celebrated for their global contributions Wednesday.

Hull received the Gill-Chin Lim Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Global Studies at the 25th Annual International Awards hosted by MSU International Studies and Programs, which recognize contributions for international understanding.

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Dec. 5, 2014

Doctoral candidate Ayman Mabrouk has accepted a Sea Grant Fellowship in the NOAA National Ocean Service's Biogeography Branch in Silver Springs, MD.

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July 1, 2014

Molly Good, a CSIS doctoral student, will be paired with a Great Lakes Fishery Commission executive to learn about fisheries management in the Great Lakes Basin with the help the Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship.

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June 13, 2014

On Twitter, Jill Deines took up the challenge to explain her doctoral thesis to an 8 year old. She came up with “I try to figure out if there's enough water underground to continue growing our food.”

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May 2, 2014

CSIS PhD student Joe Nohner will be awarded the Red Cedar Fly Fishers MSU grant at the organization's May 13 annual banquet.

His essay on fly fishing for bass resonated with the group's board, and earned him $1,000. 

The Red Cedar Fly Fishers is a group of men and women with flyfishing as a common interest, dedicated to conservation, restoration and education through the sport.

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