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Innovative research that uses algae to trap greenhouse gas emissions receives $3M

June 23, 2020
UMCES researchers were selected to receive $3M award from U.S. Department of Energy to develop a scalable carbon-negative bioreactor system to capture carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming, from power plant flue gases.

Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneurs Fellowship sets up students for success in business

June 9, 2020
Each year, two awards are presented to graduate students following the completion of the Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneurs Fellowship. This year, Lauren Jonas won for “Best Product” for Probeeotic, a dry probiotic spray to help the immune systems of bees. Morgan Ross won “Best Presentation” for her work to develop a wearable toxin sensor for Brevetoxin aerosols.

UMCES researchers lend a glove to COVID-19 response

March 31, 2020
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science campuses across Maryland are reaching out to serve their communities, offering personal protective equipment and emergency supplies to hospitals and local health departments and volunteering in local food banks.

Next Generation: Lauren Jonas on where nutrients are hiding in coral reefs

February 4, 2020
Lauren Jonas researches nutrients that support life on coral reefs to help us understand nutrient cycles in these biodiverse ecosystems.

Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology named “Top Workplace” by Baltimore Sun

December 9, 2019
The Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Baltimore Sun, one of only 135 companies in the region made this year’s list.

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