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REEF program exposes students to business side of science

July 25, 2017
The Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneurs Fellowship (REEF) program at UMCES’ Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) teaches select graduate students to turn their scientific research into a business plan.

First Guanabara Bay environmental health report card shows watershed under stress

July 21, 2017
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) along with local partners released the Guanabara Bay Environmental Health Report Card—the first of its kind in Brazil—to track progress of global water management goals.

Bill Dennison awarded for excellence in coastal and estuarine management

July 16, 2017
Dr. Bill Dennison, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Vice President for Science Application, has received the first Margaret A. Davidson Award for Stewardship from the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) for his trailblazing work to synthesize scientific results in a way that facilitates public awareness and management decisions.

IMET's Rose Jagus awarded Elkins Professorship

July 13, 2017
Professor Rose Jagus of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship by the University System of Maryland for her contributions to increasing the diversity of scientists working in the marine sciences.

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory scientist pens children's book on leatherback turtles

July 6, 2017
Helen Bailey, an associate research professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, partnered with her long-term turtle research collaborator, George Shillinger, then executive director of the non-profit conservation group The Leatherback Trust to write a children’s book titled “The Grande Turtle Adventure.”

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