Brendan Galipeau, a Master's student in Anthropology with a minor in Water Conflict Management and Transformation, was awarded a fellowship from the Oregon University System to support his research project entitled, "Resource Livelihoods in Southwest China: A Case Study in Developing Large River Basins." The fellowship comes from the Oregon University System SYLFF Fellowships for International Research. He was nominated for the award by the Department of Anthropology. It will support travel and field expenses as he does his research in China, as well as supplemental funding for research expenses during the academic year. He will be partnered with the Yunnan Nationalities University and Central University for Nationalities. His thesis advisor is Bryan Tilt.