News & Events


Why does science matter? UMCES scientists weigh in

April 21, 2017
UMCES scientists cite historic and modern examples and discuss the unforeseen values of discovery to explain why science matters.

Mario Tamburri receives USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service

April 21, 2017
UMCES' Mario Tamburri received a 2017 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service, the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

Appalachian Laboratory presents annual Johnson Award to Dr. Charles Hager

April 19, 2017
UMCES' Appalachian Laboratory gave its annual Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award to Dr. Charles Hager, who for 17 years has put together a week-long, overnight camp to introduce kids to the many marvels of western Maryland at Carey Run.

Qian Zhang wins national award for research on Chesapeake Bay

April 14, 2017
Dr. Qian Zhang received the Innovyze Excellence in Computational Hydraulics/Hydrology Award on April 13. The American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists (AAEES) and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) issue the national award annually.

UMCES commits to generating solar energy

April 10, 2017
UMCES has signed an agreement with Standard Solar, Inc. to install solar field on approximately 10 acres of its Horn Point Laboratory campus. The solar field will be a 2 MW system with expected approximate annual generation of 3.5 MWh of solar renewable energy.



Faculty Series: Sarah Flanagan

April 24, 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Sarah Flanagan, NIMBioS Postdoctoral Fellow, will talk on "The role of selection in the evolution of pipefish: insights from population genomics".

Foraging in the Chesapeake

April 25, 2017 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Where do the clams, worms, small fish, and other forage base that support top predators live in Chesapeake Bay, and under what environmental conditions are they found? In this seminar, Dr. Woodland will discuss some of the most important forage species in the Bay and how knowledge of forage dynamics can inform the management of iconic fisheries species such as rockfish, summer flounder, and weakfish.

Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series

April 26, 2017 3:30pm
Dr. Lori Ziolkowski, University of South Carolina, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment, Columbia, South Carolina.

Spring 2017 Visiting Scholar Seminar: Sunshine Brosi

April 27, 2017 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Socioecological Approaches to Conservation of Culturally Important Tree Species

Brown Bag Seminar

April 28, 2017 12:00pm
Suzan Shahestani, "Sea Nettles in the Patuxent River."