News & Events


Next Generation: Abdulmajid (Majeed) Alrefaie

February 3, 2023
Graduate student Majeed Alrefaieam working to understand the processes that microalgae undergo that result in byproducts used in biofuel, bioremediation and pharmaceuticals.

New insights on why improvements to Chesapeake Bay remain a challenge

January 30, 2023
A new look at the history of water quality in the Chesapeake Bay sheds light on how the estuary has responded to nutrient reduction efforts and why improvements have remained a challenge.

Appalachian Laboratory welcomes the next generation in science

January 29, 2023
As part of the Appalachian Laboratory’s commitment to the next generation of scientists in western Maryland, we welcomed six undergraduate student interns and five new graduate students in 2022.

UMCES President Peter Goodwin announces retirement

January 20, 2023
After a 40-year career in science and higher education, UMCES President Peter Goodwin has announced his retirement at the end of this academic year. “It has been the honor of a lifetime to lead UMCES toward its second century of impact in Maryland and around the world.”

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory researchers reach the North Pole

November 21, 2022
Scientists Lee Cooper and Jackie Grebmeier have been visiting the Arctic on research expeditions for more than 30 years, but they have never visited the North Pole. Until now.



Horn Point Laboratory's Spring Seminar Series: Mike Sieracki (Director, Horn Point Laboratory)

February 8, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
Continuing the Spring Seminar Series, Dr. Mike Sieracki will speak on "Plankton ecology, technology and leadership"

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Allison Tracy, UMBC-IMET

February 17, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
On Friday, February 17, Dr. Allison Tracy, UMBC-IMET, will present, "Health and disease in a dynamic ocean: How do changing environments influence marine species and ecosystems?"

Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Jeff Cornwell

April 14, 2023 11:00am to 12:00pm
On Friday, April 14, Dr. Jeff Cornwell, UMCES-HPL, will present as part of the Appalachian Laboratory's Visiting Scholar Seminar Series.