News & Events

News

Horn Point Laboratory Professor Jeffrey Cornwell receives highest university award

April 20, 2018
Jeffrey Cornwell has received a 2018 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service, the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

Cub Scout Pack 24 makes birdhouses for Appalachian Lab

April 16, 2018
UMCES-AL graduate student Claire Nemes recently led local Cub Scouts in bluebird house building project.

Liz McDowell, winner of the 2018 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

April 12, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)-Appalachian Laboratory is pleased to announce Liz McDowell as the 2018 recipient of the Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award.

Science in the First Person: Michael Gonsior on tracing the impact of septic systems on local waterways

April 5, 2018
Environmental chemist Michael Gonsior has been dipping into streams in southern Maryland to figure out if septic systems in residential areas of Calvert County are contributing to nitrogen pollution in local streams—and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.

Next Generation: Mary Larkin

April 2, 2018
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology graduate student Mary Larkin studies the link between diet and inflammation and ways to mitigate that in fish.

Events

Apr
24th

DolphinWatch: Dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay

April 24, 2018 2:00pm to 3:00pm
In this public seminar, Dr. Bailey will present what she has learnt about the Chesapeake's dolphins so far and explain how citizen scientists can participate in this research effort.
Apr
24th

DolphinWatch: Dolphins in the Chesapeake Bay

April 24, 2018 7:00pm to 8:00pm
In this public seminar, Dr. Bailey will present what she has learnt about the Chesapeake's dolphins so far and explain how citizen scientists can participate in this research effort.
Apr
25th

Horn Point Seminars ~ Kathy Quattrone

April 25, 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Kathy Quattrone, Chesapeake Seasons, will give a seminar titled "Science communication evolves with the times --In the zone between silence and shouting, scientists have new opportunities to be heard". Join us on Wednesday, April 25 at 11am in the Coastal Auditorium.