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Faculty Spotlight: Congratulations Dr. Drew Talley

July 17, 2017

We are pleased to announce and celebrate Dr. Drew Talley as a recipient of the 2017 Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Scientific Award …Read more.

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Congratulations to our very own @drewtalley for receiving the William A. Niering Award for Outstanding Educator! 2 days ago

Halfway through another perfect summer week 🌤 #SceneAtUSD #SummerAtUSD
Congratulations to Dr. Drew Talley of the Department of Environmental and Ocean Sciences for receiving the William A. Niering Award for Outstanding Educator from the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. A well-deserved award for an outstanding faculty member!
Another successful collaboration with @warwicksbooks. Such a great event! #Repost @warwicksbooks
It was beyond an honor to host this wonderful man. And look at all those beautiful people and BOOKS! Thank you @usdcas for being the best host. And @wordsalivesd for helping spread the word. @littlebrown #shermanalexie #booktour
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