Student Awards and Honors

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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Feb. 24, 2014

CSIS alumna Abigail Lynch will receive the Albert Hazzard Award from the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Wednesday in Holland, Mich.

She is receiving the award for her dissertation research “Designing a decision-support tool for harvest management of Great Lakes white fish (Coregonus clupeaformis) in a changing climate.”

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Feb. 13, 2014

CSIS master's student Marissa Hammond has been honored with the Dr. Howard A. Tanner Fisheries Excellence Fellowship for 2014-15. The award recognizes a student who is committed to fisheries research related to the Great Lakes, connecting waterway or tributary stream research.

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Aug. 14, 2013

Doctoral student Joe Nohner received an American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB) Clark Hubbs Research Assistance Award for excellence in graduate-level research.

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July 17, 2013

The American Fisheries Society (AFS) will honor Bill Taylor and his student, Marissa Hammond, with the Distinguished Service Award at the organization’s annual meeting in September.

Bill Taylor

The Distinguished Service Award was established in 1980 to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions of time and energy for special projects and activities of AFS.

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June 4, 2013

CSIS doctoral student Abigail Lynch has been awarded the American Fisheries Society J Frances Allen Scholarship, which was established to encourage women to become fisheries professionals.

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March 26, 2013

Kelsey Schlee, a CSIS master’s student, has received the 2013 Schrems Scholarship and will use it to investigate the effects of climate change on brook trout for her thesis work.

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Feb. 22, 2013

Marissa Hammond, a master's student, will be gaining hands on experience in studying lake whitefish in the Upper Great Lakes with the help the Janice Lee Fenske Excellence in Fisheries Management Fellowship. She was awarded the one-year fellowship this week, which provides $5,000 and a sharp focus on mentoring.

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Feb. 14, 2013

CSIS doctoral student Abigail Lynch has been honored with the Dr. Howard A. Tanner Fisheries Excellence Fellowship for 2013-14. The award recognizes a student who is committed to fisheries research related to the Great Lakes, connecting waterway or tributary stream research.

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