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Sea Grant wins communications awards

Sea Grant won two communications awards in an international competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, an association that shares strategies and tactics to engage alumni, donors, prospective students, parents, government officials, community leaders and those in the private sector to support education. The podcast series Introduced, produced by Bonnie Willison Read more about Sea Grant wins communications awards[…]

Meet the summer 2021 interns

Three undergraduates and two recent graduates with bachelor’s degrees were selected through a competitive process that drew interest from students across the nation for a Wisconsin Sea Grant summer internship. They are joined by an additional two recent graduates, one with a B.A. and the other with a certificate in geographic information services (GIS), to Read more about Meet the summer 2021 interns[…]

EPA Fellow’s world travels lead to Duluth

Prarthana Shankar is the latest EPA Fellow. She’s working to understand the risks that per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances pose to freshwater fish and ecosystems.

Nontraditional student is latest EPA fellow

At an age when most people are comfortably ensconced in their careers, Mayasich enrolled in the University of Minnesota Duluth to earn her Ph.D. Her work paid off and now she is one of the latest fellows in a partnership between the Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Division in Duluth, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and its Aquatic Sciences Center.

Sea Grant hires new emerging contaminants staff scientist

To address contaminants of emerging concern that pose threats to Great Lakes ecosystems and public health in Wisconsin, Sea Grant created an emerging contaminants scientist position. After a nationwide search, Gavin Dehnert was hired.