November 2014

Grants & Contracts

Bopi Biddanda received approval on funding ($50,000) for a NOAA-CILER subcontract through the University of Michigan for the project Lake Sentinel: Observatory for ecosystem changes in Muskegon Lake AOC.

Al Steinman announced that the Mott Foundation has provided an additional $25,000 toward the Blue Economy Initiative being co-led by Al and John Austin from the Michigan Economic Center.

Awards & Recognition

James Smit, recent master’s graduate student working with Al Steinman, received the Graduate Dean’s Citation for Academic Excellence in the Major for Fall 2014.