Simon Nampindo a doctoral candidate in our program studying under Tim Randhir. Simon was selected for the prestigious Sidney Byers Scholarship. An excerpt of the scholarship announcement states: “The Sidney Byers Scholarship for Wildlife Conservation through the Wildlife Conservation Network ( Scholarship recognizes dedicated individuals who have demonstrated exceptional promise for lifelong leadership as wildlife conservationists. We are very impressed with your accomplishments and commitment to wildlife conservation in the Albertine Rift region, and we are excited about your future contributions to conservation.”