UMCES celebrates new class of graduates

May 16, 2017
Nine students, donning caps and gowns, earn their doctorate and master's degrees at UMCES' fourth annual commencement.

UMCES scientists help track porpoises to measure impact of offshore wind farms

May 5, 2017
UMCES joined scientists from Cornell University and Duke University to studyhow marine mammals like porpoises, whales, and dolphins may be affected by the construction of wind farms off the coast of Maryland.

Alumni Profile: Aimee Hoover

May 1, 2017
Aimee Hoover earned her master's degree, specializing in fisheries science, in spring 2017. Working under her adviser Helen Bailey, at Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, she conducted her thesis on the movement and dispersal of leatherback turtles from nesting beaches in Costa Rica considering implications for management and conservation.

Mario Tamburri receives USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service

April 21, 2017
UMCES' Mario Tamburri received a 2017 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service, the highest honor that the Board bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement.

UMCES' Michael Gonsior sees scope of plastic pollution on Pacific Ocean cruise

March 30, 2017
Michael Gonsior of Chesapeake Biological Laboratory helped a team of scientists survey the scope of marine debris, a subject featured in a new film "A Plastic Ocean."