News & Events


UMCES scientists discover source of deep ocean color

May 23, 2017
How does colored dissolved organic matter, which originates from plant detritus (either on land or at sea), make it into the deep ocean? A team of scientists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and around the world potentially found a viable marine source of this colored material.

Cat Stylinski wins President's Award

May 18, 2017
President Don Boesch gave his last President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science, an honor he first bestowed in 1999 to Cat Stylinski, senior agent at Appalachian Laboratory.

Three UMCES graduates earn Knauss Fellowships through Maryland Sea Grant

May 18, 2017
Three UMCES students were part of a group of five graduate students selected as 2017 Knauss Marine Policy Fellows through Maryland Sea Grant.

UMCES celebrates new class of graduates

May 16, 2017
Nine students, donning caps and gowns, earn their doctorate and master's degrees at UMCES' fourth annual commencement.

Graduate students take lessons to Bay for plankton research cruise

May 9, 2017
Biological and physical oceanography students embarked on two research cruises on the Rachel Carson to get a new perspective from their class lectures.



Candidate Seminar: Matthew Saxton

May 31, 2017 10:00am to 11:00am
Dr. Matthew Saxton, from the University of Georgia, will present a talk "Paradox of the (methanotrophic) plankton: Probing extreme environments to help explain methane oxidizer diversity."

Don Boesch Legacy Celebration

June 1, 2017 6:00pm to 9:00pm
An evening to celebrate University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Donald F. Boesch for his 27 years of environmental leadership.

Chesapeake Champion 2017

June 23, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Help Horn Point celebrate this year's Chesapeake Champion, Jim Brighton, at the Waterfowl Armory in Easton Maryland on June 23, from 5-7pm