LSU touts fellowships for 2 faculty members, 2 alumnae
BATON ROUGE - LSU says four of its researchers have received "early career' fellowships from the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
The Gulf Research Program was developed to improve understanding of Gulf of Mexico ecosystems while fostering improved safety and environmental practices in offshore oil and gas development.
LSU said Friday that two recipients are faculty members and two are graduates who received doctorates at the university.
The LSU recipients are: Michelle Meyer, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology; Jill Trepanier, an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Anthropology; Paulina Kolic, who received a doctorate in chemistry; and Stephanie Sharuga who received a doctoral degree in oceanography and coastal sciences.