56 posts in Alumni News

Congratulations to SMEA faculty, post-docs & alumni on latest publications

Congratulations to Professor Eddie Allison, Post-Doc Nathan Bennett, Professor Nives Dolsak, Assistant Professor Ryan Kelly, SMEA Alumna Natalie Lowell, Post-Doc Jimmy O’Donnell and SMEA Alumni Jesse Port on their publications that have come out winter quarter covering a variety of topics in marine and environmental affairs.
Christophe Bene, Robert Arthur, Hannah Norbury, Edward H. Allison, Malcolm Beveridge, Simon Bush, Liam Campling, Will Leschen, David Little, Dale Squires, Shakuntala H. 

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SMEA’s 2015-16 Hershman Fellows: Mikaela Freeman and Mike Chang

This year two of our 2015 School of Marine and Environmental Affairs graduates were awarded the Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship. This fellowship teams up recent graduates with mentors in state government or NGO host offices in Olympia, Tacoma, or Seattle. This year-long fellowship offers them the opportunity to work on ocean and coastal science and management issues, with many former fellows going on to jobs in state and local government, private industry, and NGOs. 

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SMEA Director and Alumni Meet at the Northwest Straits Initiative’s Conference

SMEA Director, Terrie Klinger, met up with eleven of SMEA’s finest at the 17th annual Marine Resources Committee Conference which took place on November 6th – 7th. This is a great example of how SMEA Alums are using their diverse skills to support the work of the the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative. 

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Barnea Shows What it Means to Be Boundless

SMEA alum and current UW law student Raz Barnea (MMA ’14) was recently featured on the UW homepage in an article discussing his dedication to serving the public through his time in the Peace Corps, his world travels, and the knowledge he’s gained from his UW degree programs.
To read about Raz’s belief in in giving back to the community and his part in public service through a two-year Peace Corps post in Jamaica, check out the article http://www.washington.edu/boundless/a-promise-to-the-public/. 

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Brosnan speaks with NPR Marketplace about illegal fishing

SMEA Alumna Megahn Brosnan ’09 was featured on a June 13, 2014 NPR Marketplace piece about the impacts of illegal fishing on fish stocks and fisherpeople. Brosnan works as the manager of the Pew Charitable Trust’s Ending Illegal Fishing project. Congrats and keep up the good work, Megahn! 

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US Coast Guard Rear Admiral Fagan visits SMEA

On May 19th, SMEA hosted Rear Admiral Linda Fagan, MMA 2000, who is now one of the highest ranking UW alumni in the Coast Guard and also one of the highest ranking female members of the Coast Guard ever. We were honored to have Rear Admiral Fagan join us to share a few words about her professional experience and how her degree from SMEA has impacted her career. 

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