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UMCES graduates next generation of environmental leaders

May 25, 2022
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) held its annual Commencement on Tuesday, May 24, featuring the conferral of master's and doctorate degrees, distinguished speakers and university awards, and keynote speaker Dr. Deborah Bronk (MEES Ph.D. '92), oceanographer and President and CEO of the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences.

Xin Zhang receives President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science

May 20, 2022
President Peter Goodwin has awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)’s annual President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science to Xin Zhang, associate professor and expert in sustainable agriculture at UMCES’ Appalachian Laboratory, for her outstanding contributions and global leadership in improving understanding of the intersection between food production needs, economic concerns, and the environment.

Graduate student Claire Nemes receives UMCES Student Service Award

May 13, 2022
Graduate student Claire Nemes, a Ph.D. candidate with a research focus on birds, has been awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Student Service Award for a high level of engagement and service to the Appalachian Laboratory (AL), UMCES, and the broader community.

New research will help minimize impact of wind energy development on migratory birds

May 4, 2022
Researchers have found that data collected by weather radar networks could be used to reduce collisions and minimize habitat-related impacts of wind turbines on nocturnally migrating birds.

Next Generation: Tan Zou on nutrient management in food production

April 27, 2022
Tan Zou's research focuses on quantifying nutrient budgets (nutrient use, production, and loss) in food production and consumption systems, and identifying gaps in that nutrient management.

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