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GLIN==> Michigan Sea Grant Knauss Fellows to Help Shape Great Lakes andMarine Policy
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- Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 13:40:06 -0400
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Title: Michigan Sea Grant Knauss Fellows to Help Shape
January 18, 2002
Contact: Jennifer Read
Michigan Sea Grant Knauss
Fellows to Help Shape Great Lakes and Marine Policy
Ann Arbor, Mich. - Two graduate students from the University of
Michigan (UM) and Michigan State University (MSU) have been selected
to receive Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships upon the recommendation of
Michigan Sea Grant. Sponsored by the National Sea Grant College
Program, the fellowships allow outstanding students to work on Great
Lakes and marine policy issues in Washington, D.C. for one year.
UM student Megan Agy and MSU student Kristine Lynch will join 35
Knauss Fellows from around the nation who will begin their terms on
February 1, 2002.
"A year in Washington helps the Fellows learn about
Administration and Congressional process - how things get done,"
said Michigan Sea Grant Assistant Director Jennifer Read. "No
matter where they go after their fellowships, the experience is
The Knauss Fellows attended a placement event in December 2001, where
they met with potential hosts in the legislative and executive
branches of the U.S. government.
Agy, a Master's candidate in resource ecology and management in the
School of Natural Resources and Environment at UM, will work in the
office of Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ). Agy will work on
matters addressed by the Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans Subcommittee
and the National Parks and Public Lands Subcommittee as well as issues
important to the state of New Jersey. Her hometown is Snohomish,
Lynch, a Doctoral candidate in the Department of Fisheries and
Wildlife at MSU, will work with the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans,
Atmosphere and Fisheries, chaired by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA). The
committee has jurisdiction over matters relating to the oceans,
coastal zone management, fisheries and marine mammals, oil spill
liability, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Lynch's hometown is Marysville,
Michigan Sea Grant is now accepting applications for 2003 Knauss
Marine Policy Fellowships. For application information, contact Read
at (734) 936-3622. Visit the Michigan Sea Grant website at
www.miseagrant.org to learn more about the fellowship and this
year's Knauss Fellows.
Established in 1969, Michigan Sea Grant is a cooperative program of
the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. It is part
of a national network of 30 Sea Grant programs dedicated to the
protection and sustainable use of marine and Great Lakes resources.
Funding is provided through the National Sea Grant College Program by
the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S.
Department of Commerce.
Joyce Daniels, Editor
Michigan Sea Grant
2200 Bonisteel Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2099
Ph: (734) 647-0766
Fx: (734) 647-0768