UMCES Ph.D. candidate Jens Wira receives USM Board of Regents Award

May 1, 2024
The USM Board of Regents has awarded a Student Excellence Scholarship to UMCES Ph.D. candidate Jens Wira for his innovative approach to science and artistic collaboration that bridges the gap between complex scientific concepts and public understanding, making science accessible and engaging to all.

Researchers discover how biomolecules in nature are transformed into complex organic matter

April 30, 2024
UMCES Professor, Michael Gonsior, and an international team of collaborators from Linköping University in Sweden and Helmholtz Zentrum in Germany now understand how biomolecules in nature transform to yield complex organic matter found in rivers and lakes. Their study was published April 24 in Nature.

New book takes deep dive into warming trends and extreme events in the Indian Ocean

April 26, 2024
The Indian Ocean represents one of the great frontiers in climate science and oceanography and its surrounding countries stand out globally as the region with the highest risk of natural hazards. In a new book, "The Indian Ocean and Its Role in the Global Climate System," an interdisciplinary team of experts takes a deeper dive into recent warming trends and extreme events.

Xin Zhang recognized by USM Board of Regents for outstanding research in sustainability and nutrient management in global agriculture

April 19, 2024
Xin Zhang, an associate professor at UMCES' Appalachian Lab, is the recipient of the 2024 Excellence in Scholarship or Research Award. Zhang is recognized for her highly cited research in sustainability and nutrient management, which has helped governments and nonprofits around the world respond to climate change, create water security, and improve nutrient management in agriculture.

Maryland’s university for the environment honors Senator Cardin for leadership and impact

April 19, 2024
For only the seventh time in its 100-year history, Maryland’s university for the environment has bestowed the Reginald V. Truitt Environmental Award on a noted Marylander whose dedication and achievements have resulted in the better understanding and stewardship of the environment. The award was given to U.S. Senator Ben Cardin at a special event last evening with invited guests at the William Paca House in Annapolis.