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Meet the 2024-2025 ISCE Scholars

Five interdisciplinary teams were recently awarded up to $30,000 each from ISCE's signature Scholars Program. These teams will address critical individual and social concerns through research that will be developed into larger external grant proposals.

2024-25 ISCE Scholars Collage including project leaders
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    Joe Biden and the national conversation about aging we urgently need
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    Benjamin Katz and Pamela Teaster, two Virginia Tech faculty members with connections to ISCE, have been featured in the Washington Post for their opinion piece on Joe Biden. Click here to read "Joe Biden and the national conversation about aging we urgently need."

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    Meet the F.I.R.E. Starters igniting undergraduate research
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    F.I.R.E. Starters is an undergraduate research program that aims to increase access to and training for research opportunities for underrepresented minority undergraduate students. This program is a partnership between SOAR, the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program, the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, and the Fralin Life Sciences Institute. Click here to meet the F.I.R.E Starters!

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    New research details economic, nutritional impact of global recreational inland fishing
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    2024-25 ISCE Scholar Elizabeth Nyboer’s research was recently featured in a new collaborative paper that highlights the significant but underrecognized role of inland recreational fisheries in providing food and nutrition. The paper also offers insights into their vulnerability to future climate challenges.