MSU graduate students received the CLACS Graduate Student Research Grant for their projects related to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Joel Betts is a graduate student in fisheries and wildlife. He will conduct research in Nicaragua for a project tentatively titled, "Combined Effects of the Agricultural Frontier and Hurricane Otto on River Resources in the Rama-Kriol Territory, Southeast Nicaragua."
Paulo Carneiro is a doctoral student in comparative medicine and integrative biology. He will examine the status of the Mycobacterium bovis and the interrelation with the human health in Amazonas State, Brazil.
Natalia Ocampo-Diaz is a graduate student in community sustainability. She will research Afro-Colombian community councils in the Colombian Pacific Region.
Nerli Paredes is a graduate student in anthropology. She will study the Zapotec language in Oaxaca, Mexico.