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Island Ad-Vantages reports on Knauss Fellowship winners

Island Ad-Vantages reported two scientists at the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries have been awarded Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships, which send professionals to Washington, D.C. to work on marine policy for a year. The fellowship is “one of the nation’s most prestigious marine policy fellowship programs,” and is administered by the National Sea Grant College Program, according to the article. One of the scientists, Mattie Rodrigue, holds a master’s degree in marine biology and marine policy from the University of Maine. Other recent UMaine graduates to receive the award are Skylar Bayer and Kevin Staples.