Ming Li and Matthew Gray named 2024-2025 U.S. Fulbright Scholars

March 8, 2024
Both professors will begin their collaborative research programs abroad – Li at the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere in Portugal, and Gray at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden – later this fall.

Kids Summer Adventures at Horn Point Lab: July/August 2024

March 6, 2024
Toadfish Adventures is a co-ed, environmental education, STEM-focused experience with 3 sessions for rising 1st graders through 15 years old. It takes place at UMCES' Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge, MD. With the backdrop of the Horn Point Laboratory and its 800+ acres on the banks of the Choptank River, Toadfish Adventures engages students’ sense of wonder!

Appalachian Laboratory Seeks Nominations for the 2024 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award

March 4, 2024
The Appalachian Laboratory is currently seeking nominations of outstanding individuals, organizations, or projects for its 2024 Richard A. Johnson Environmental Education Award. Deadline for submission is 5:00 pm on Friday, April 5.

Respected oceanographer and passionate science advocate Tom Malone passes away

February 26, 2024
UMCES mourns the death of an iconic scientist, leader, colleague and friend, Tom Malone. He was an Emeritus Professor following a distinguished career in biological oceanography, holding various regional, national and international leadership positions throughout his career.

Dr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm named president of University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

February 20, 2024
The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm the next president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). Miralles-Wilhelm is currently professor and dean of the College of Science at George Mason University. He will be the seventh president in UMCES' nearly 100-year history.