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Student Spotlight | Karena Nguyen

Karena Nguyen, a PhD candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology, has been selected to receive the 2018 Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award (EPPLA) from the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Congratulations, Karena!

Student Spotlight | Kaitlin Lostroscio

Mechanical Engineering Student Awarded NASA Space Technology Research FellowshipGraduate students, Marcy Cockrell, Kate Dubickas, Megan Hepner, Alex Ilich, and Matt McCarthy, published an article in Fisheries encouraging scientists and science-minded citizens to participate in science advocacy. This article came out of their collective advocacy, communication, and policy experiences, largely spurred by the Ocean Policy class taught in the College of Marine Science.
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Student Spotlight | Meredith Kernbach

PhD Student Authors Paper on the Disease Dynamics of Light PollutionMeredith Kernbach, a third-year USF College of Public Health (COPH) doctoral student in global health, was lead author on the article "Dim Light at Night: Physiological and Ecological Consequences for Infectious Disease." The paper was published in the journal Integrative and Comparative Biology.
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Student Spotlight | Brent Summers

CMS Student Brent Summers to sail on US GEOTRACES North Pacific CruiseCMS graduate student Brent Summers will sail on a US GEOTRACES North Pacific cruise, from September-November 2018, chosen to act as a 'super-tech'. GEOTRACES is an international program to map the ocean for trace metals and their isotopes, in order to understand their biogeochemistry, involving 35 countries. The US is a key part of this program.
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 Student Spotlight | Kaoutar Ben Ahmed

PhD Student Awarded American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship.Kaoutar Ben Ahmed from Morocco is the recipient of an International Fellowship. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in computer and information sciences. AAUW is one of the world's leading supporters of graduate women's education, having awarded more than $115 million in fellowships, grants, and awards to 13,000 women from more than 145 countries since 1888. Applications open August 1st each year. Deadlines vary by program.
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