New Allegany County grant sparks innovation and creates public-private partnerships with Appalachian Lab

May 10, 2024
Allegany County Economic and Community Development, the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and for-profit firms are partnering to advance environmental science and technology development while also creating high paying, long-term jobs in the county.

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.

UMCES remembers professor and entomologist Dan Harman

March 27, 2024
Dr. Harman was known for his work on the locust borer, a serious pest on eastern black locust timber tree, and his collaboration with colleagues in fisheries and wildlife at UMCES’ Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg, Maryland.

Summer Professional Learning Experience Planned for Maryland Teachers

March 8, 2024
In summer 2024, Appalachian Laboratory Associate Professor Dr. Emily Cohen and Assistant Research Scientist Dr. Claire Nemes, along with Dr. Mary Stapleton of the Towson University Center for STEM Excellence, will offer a unique summer workshop experience for Maryland middle and high school teachers.

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.