Our natural resources and environment are vital to our future. Faculty and staff in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife strive to meet the global challenges that threaten the sustainability of our ecosystems. We empower our students and our stakeholders with the knowledge needed to ensure our natural heritage and a high quality of life. We accomplish this through our renowned and distinguished education, research and outreach programs.
Michigan State University (MSU) professor Patricia Soranno was named founding editor-in-chief of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography’s (ASLO) new journal, Limnology and Oceanography Letters.
“Pat Soranno’s innovative ideas about publishing and research excellence make her a fantastic choice to be the founding editor of ASLO’s newest journal,” said Jim Elser, ASLO president.
When Alex Killion and Tracy Swem submitted their idea for a Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Study Abroad program in Fiji, they knew it would be popular. But they didn’t expect it to fill up so fast.
The pair, along with 14 undergraduate students and a faculty member, leave May 9 on a three-week journey to Fiji to study the effects of climate change. Their Study Abroad program is “A Fragile Fiji: Integrating Ecosystems and Human Dimensions in the Face of Climate Change.”
Sustainability scholar and University Distinguished Professor Jianguo “Jack” Liu has become the first from Michigan State University to be elected to the American Philosophical Society — the oldest “learned society” in the United States. He is a professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.
Location: MSU Pavilion