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.

Tour Horn Point's campus

May 11, 2018
Tours of Horn Point Laboratory are available at 10 a.m. Tuesdays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

Next Generation: Juan Alvarez

May 1, 2018
Juan Alvarez is focusing his graduate work on understanding the ecological drivers of bioluminescent lagoons. These coastal lagoons are predominantly dominated by a dinoflagellate called Pyrodinium bahamense.