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Maryland Green Registry Award recognizes UMCES' leadership in sustainability

June 29, 2018
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Sustainability and Facilities teams have won the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Maryland Green Registry Leadership Award for 2018. The award recognizes organizations that have shown a strong commitment to the implementation of sustainable practices, the demonstration of measurable results, and the continual improvement of environmental performance.

Science and community unite to provide healthy protein to underserved

June 25, 2018
The United Way of Central Maryland, McCormick’s Flavor for Life® program, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) and JJ McDonnell joined together to announce the FISH Project, a collaboration between these local organizations that will positively impact the health of the central Maryland region. The group of local organizations gathered at Baltimore’s Franciscan Center, where guests of the center were served a healthy, bronzini lunch as part of this important initiative.

Students find success as entreprenuers after REEF program

May 24, 2018
Students participating in Ratcliffe Environmental Entrepreneur Fellowship at IMET have been carrying the ideas they developed in the program to outside pitch competitions. In the program’s four years, five of those ideas have been developed into real companies and this year alone, five students have won funding ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 for their companies.

Next Generation: Mary Larkin

April 2, 2018
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology graduate student Mary Larkin studies the link between diet and inflammation and ways to mitigate that in fish.

Bridging the Gap: Women grad students talk rise of STEM, power of diversity in science

March 29, 2018
PODCAST: Women graduate students from UMCES' four laboratories talk about their experiences pursuing a degree in science at a time when more women are joining them in the field. Our conversation includes the rise of STEM learning in early education and the power of diversity of all kinds in science.

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