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Dr. Clint Willson
Join LSU Center for River Studies Director Clint Willson for an informative talk about the powerful body of water in our own backyard: the Lower Mississippi River. Dr. Willson and his students study the river’s dynamic processes on the 90-foot by 120-foot scaled physical river model that was made possible through a partnership with the Louisiana Coastal Protection Restoration Authority.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for networking and light refreshments, and the talk will start at 6 p.m. Remember, people of all ages are welcome, so please spread the word and join us for a fun and informative night!
For more info, please call 225-578-3870.
Louisiana Sea Grant will host the Coastal Connections competition at Louisiana State University on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.in Dalton J. Woods Auditorium in the Energy, Coast & Environment Building. The competition, modified from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) approach to research communication, was an exercise in developing academic, presentation and research communication skills while supporting the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research. Graduate students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their research topic and its significance using two slides. Coastal Connections focuses on the ability of students to consolidate their ideas and crystallize their research discoveries.
Louisiana Sea Grant is excited to sponsor the Coastal Connections competition at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Coastal Connections is modified from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) approach to research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students’ capacities to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to non-specialist audience. Graduate students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their research topic and its significance using up to two PowerPoint slides. Coastal Connections focuses on the ability of students to consolidate their ideas and crystalize their research discoveries.