Next Generation: Joel Bostic

March 7, 2017
"As part of the project we collect stream samples two times per month at four streams in western Maryland... I’ve found during the quiet time while I’m hiking through the woods I come up with new ideas and thoughts regarding possible hypotheses to test with our project."

Alumni Profile: Astronaut Richard R. Arnold II

November 10, 2016
"I work with an incredible international team that plans and executes some of the most complicated things that humans do—all in the name of science and exploration."

White-nose syndrome killing bats across Maryland

October 3, 2016
Populations of bat species are disappearing as a silent killer called white-nose syndrome emerges in caves and other winter refuges across the country.

Wind energy development has broad consequences for Golden Eagles

September 28, 2016
Roughly over a quarter of the golden eagles killed at the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area in Northern California from 2012-2014 were recent immigrants to the local population, according to research led by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Cleaner air may be driving improvements in Chesapeake Bay water quality

July 25, 2016
A new study suggests that improvements in air quality over the Potomac watershed may be responsible for recent progress on water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.