Tuesday, April 23, 2013

SNRAS student brings home award from Press Club

James Shewmake
James Shewmake, a SNRAS graduate student, earned an award for editorial writing April 20 at the Alaska Press Club annual meeting in Anchorage.

Shewmake, who writes for the Alaska Commons blog, was awarded second place in the Leslie Ann Murray editorial writing competition. His piece was titled Invisible Enemies: Science vs. Religion.

Shewmake will receive his master's degree May 12 at the UAF commencement ceremony. His thesis was: "Spatial Resilience and the Incorporation of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Mapping Sitka Herring."

1 comment:

Deborah Segla said...

The last paragraph is one of the most succinct and beautifully written pieces I have ever read. Wonderful. Thank you, James. Well done.