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Recent Student Awards and Publications

Chris Mealey was awarded a 2017 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship to work in Washington, DC.

Baylye Boxall, Nicole Enright, Megan Sporre, and Nick Weber received Marine Genomics Fellowships.

Francesca Battaglia, Meghan Reilly, Keilin Gamboa Salazar, and Emily Welling were awarded Presidential Summer Research Awards from the College of Charleston.

Elizabeth Gugliotti received a McLeod-Frampton Scholarship from the South Carolina Agricultural Society.

Erik Andersson and Katie Harper were awarded Joanna Deep Water Fellowships.

Baylye Boxall, Kevin Spanik, and Elizabeth Underwood received research grants from the Slocum-Lunz Foundation.

Rachel Leads won Best Platform Presentation at the Carolinas Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Erik Andersson was awarded the second place prize for platform presentations.

Victoria Ruddle won top honors at the Tenth Annual Graduate Student Research Poster Session in the Applied Sciences and Mathematics category.

Rachel Leads won second place for Masters Best Student Poster Presentation at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 37th Annual Meeting/7th SETAC World Congress (2016).

Victoria Ruddle won second place in the CofC Graduate school’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.

Kevin Mack won the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Colloquium at the College of Charleston. Morgan Hart won second place. 

Francesca Battaglia won the Best Poster Presentation Award at the 2016 Graduate Student Research Colloquium at the College of Charleston. Julia Reynolds won second place. 

Victoria Ruddle won Best Student Oral Presentation Award at the 2017 SCFWA/SCAFS Annual Joint Meeting (2017).

Keilin Gamboa-Salazar won Best Poster Award at the 2017 SCFWA/SCAFS Annual Joint Meeting (2017).

Rachel LeadsKeilin Gamboa SalazarAsa Julien, and Elizabeth Underwood were nominated and elected to Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (April 2017).

Francesca Battaglia, Bobby EdmanBen Flanagan, Katie HarperMorgan Hart, Rachel Leads, Kevin Mack, Cameron Miller, Kea Payton, Teresa Popp, Victoria Ruddle, and Elizabeth Underwood were awarded Graduate School Research and Presentation Grants.