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Students find success as entreprenuers after REEF program

May 24, 2018
Students participating in Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneur Fellowship at IMET have been carrying the ideas they developed in the program to outside pitch competitions. In the program’s four years, five of those ideas have been developed into real companies and this year alone, five students have won funding ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 for their companies.

Graduate students honor IMET professor with first Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award

May 21, 2018
Tsetso Bachvaroff of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology won UMCES' first Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, an honor bestowed by the graduate students.

UMCES Class of 2018, 'the world needs your leadership'

May 16, 2018
The hardest work starts now. It was the subtle message below the charges that leaders in the science field gave the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Class of 2018 during their commencement ceremony.

Helen Bailey wins 2018 President's Award

May 14, 2018
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President Peter Goodwin honored Helen Bailey with a President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. The annual honor aims to recognize UMCES faculty committed to outstanding applications of science that have a positive impact on environmental protection and management.

Student startup, Minnowtech, makes a splash in Accelerate Baltimore program

May 11, 2018
Working toward a doctoral degree is enough to keep most people busy. At the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL), innovator Suzan Shahrestani is using the technical expertise she has developed in her pursuit of a Fisheries Science doctorate to launch her own company, Minnowtech, which was recently awarded a place in the prestigious Accelerate Baltimore program.



Horn Point Seminars ~ Piero Mazzini

May 30, 2018 10:00am to 11:00am
Dr. Piero Mazzini from San Francisco State University will give a talk titled "The profound effect of freshwater runoff in the coastal ocean" at 10 am in the AREL lecture hall on Wednesday, May 30. All are welcome.

Horn Point Seminars ~ Jian Zhao

June 4, 2018 10:00am to 11:00am
Dr. Jian Zhao, from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will give a talk titled "Eddies in the Iceland basin: dynamics and impacts" on Monday, June 4 at 10am in the AREL lecture hall. All are welcome.