Joint Initiative presents 2011 Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award

In July 2011, the Joint Initiative announced Dr. Peter August as the recipient of the 2011 Marc J. Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award. Dr. August exemplifies the legacy of Professor Hershman by educating, training and inspiring students and young professionals to pursue careers in ocean and coastal science, policy and management. Joint Initiative Leadership Council Co-Chair, … Continued

America’s Ocean Future

In June 2011, the Joint Initiative released a press statement about its new report, “America’s Ocean Future: Ensuring Healthy Oceans to Support a Vibrant Economy,” in which the group offers recommendations to combat the major challenges threatening our oceans and the communities and jobs that depend on them. Download (PDF)

Joint Initiative Announces Hershman Award Call for Nominations

In May 2011, the Joint Initiative released a call for nominations for the Marc J. Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award is presented to a professional devoted to educating, training, and inspiring students and young professionals to pursue careers in ocean and coastal policy and management. Download (PDF)

Joint Initiative Awards Inaugural Marc J. Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award

In July 2009, the Joint Initiative announced Dr. Steven Gaines and Dr. Steven Cadrin as the recipients of the 2009 Marc J. Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award. Dr. Gaines and Dr. Cadrin exemplify the legacy of Professor Hershman by educating, training and inspiring students and young professionals to pursue careers in ocean and coastal science, policy and management. Joint Ocean … Continued

Changing Oceans, Changing World

In April 2009, the Joint Ocean Commission Initiative released a press statement about its new report, “Changing Oceans, Changing World: Ocean Priorities for the Administration and Congress.” The recommendations in the report incorporated input from leaders at some of the most respected and influential ocean and coastal policy and science organizations in the country. Download … Continued

Hershman Award Call for Nominations

In March 2009, the Joint Initiative released a call for nominations for the Marc J. Hershman Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award is presented to a professional devoted to educating, training, and inspiring students and young professionals to pursue careers in ocean and coastal policy and management. Download (PDF)