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Sea Grant Knauss Fellow to serve in Sen. Hyde-Smith’s Office

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium’s 2019 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow Sandra Cutts has been placed in Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s office after a week of interviews in legislative offices on Capitol Hill. Cutts, a University...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jan 02, 2019

Sempier adds new role, leads outreach programs

I am extremely pleased to announce Dr. Steve Sempier’s appointment as MASGC’s outreach director. His new appointment began Sept. 1, 2018. This new position came about after a topical assessment team (TAT) review from the National Sea Grant...

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By: LaDon Swann / Published: Oct 24, 2018

NOAA Sea Grant announces $11M in aquaculture research awards

NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday the award of $11 million in grants for 22 projects to further advance the development of a sustainable marine and coastal aquaculture industry in the United States.

The research will address specific priorities of...

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By: NOAA Sea Grant / Published: Oct 18, 2018

Innovative projects selected for MASGC grant funding

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium held a grant competition for its 2018-2020 research program. Six research projects that address coastal issues in Alabama and Mississippi were selected to receive funding. They include the following:

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 27, 2018