April 2017

April 28, 2017

PhD student Emily Dean was selected to participate in the 2017 Great Lakes Leadership Academy Emerging Leaders Program

The program promotes positive change, economic vitality, and resource conservation and enhance the quality of life in Michigan by encouraging leadership for the common good.

Dean's studies are supervised by Dana Infante in the Aquatic Landscape Ecology lab.


April 24, 2017


Min Gon ChungHongbo YangTwo CSIS PhD students have garnered support from MSU’s Environmental Science and Policy (ESPP) to study issues of sustainability in urban environments in China this summer.


April 21, 2017

Doctoral student Thomas Connor will spend a year both seeking to understand the forces that divide wildlife habitat in China and building bridges of understanding between scientists, nature lovers and tourists as a Fulbright Scholar.


April 5, 2017

A veteran at deploying science for the nation’s good will examine how to connect the sciences to policy in the current political climate at the Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture at Michigan State University (MSU) Tuesday, April 18.

Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, will deliver “Science Advice for Policy Decisions: Is Anyone Listening?” in the MSU Union Ballroom at 4 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception.