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Horn Point Laboratory Professor Jeffrey Cornwell receives highest university award

April 20, 2018
Jeffrey Cornwell has received a 2018 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service, the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

Bridging the Gap: Women grad students talk rise of STEM, power of diversity in science

March 29, 2018
PODCAST: Women graduate students from UMCES' four laboratories talk about their experiences pursuing a degree in science at a time when more women are joining them in the field. Our conversation includes the rise of STEM learning in early education and the power of diversity of all kinds in science.

Jerry Harris: a hunter and conservationist who is “giving back”

March 6, 2018
This year, Horn Point Laboratory will award Jerry Harris its 2018 Chesapeake Champion prize for his vision and leadership in marshland restoration and conservation.

Coastline management has major impact on rising seas – and tides – in Chesapeake Bay

February 28, 2018
Global warming and sea-level rise are exacerbating coastal flooding, especially during high tides, but Professor Ming Li of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science says how we decide to protect our coasts against rising seas can make the difference between devastation and resilience.

Talbot County Public Schools honors Horn Point assistant professor

February 27, 2018
Talbot County Public Schools named Horn Point Laboratory Assistant Professor Jamie Pierson its Community Partner of the Month for March for his part in a hands-on project that taught students about plankton and climate change.

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