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Accomplishments for 2014

(2014-04-03) Doctoral student Cory Shoemaker recently received a $48,000 grant from the Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute and the US Geological Survey for his research into wetland restoration practices in the Mississippi Delta. Cory's planned dissertation research aims to determine how ecological function in restored Delta wetlands responds to agricultural and other human activities on the surrounding landscape. The project is being advised by Cory's Major Professor, Dr. Gary Ervin (Professor of Biological Sciences), and their collaborator, Dr. Robbie Kroger (Assistant Professor of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture).

(2014-03-19) Congratulations to Dr. Janet Donaldson, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences. Dr. Donaldson is the recipient of the 2014 College of Arts & Sciences Research in the Natural & Physical Sciences and Mathematics & Statistics Award.

(2014-03-19) Congratulations to Tom Holder, Instructor of Biological Sciences. Mr. Holder is the recipient of the 2014 College of Arts & Sciences Teaching in the Natural & Physical Sciences and Mathematics & Statistics Award.

(2014-02-03) Dr. Diana Outlaw, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, has been named as the College of Arts & Sciences Researcher of the Month for February 2014, jointly with Ms. Amy Moe-Hoffman, Instructor of Geosciences. Please access the following link for more information: http://www.cas.msstate.edu/research/