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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.

Science in the First Person: Allen Place on making vegetarians of farmed fish

March 27, 2018
Dr. Allen Place of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Science talks about working with his now-former graduate student, Aaron Watson, on developing a plant-based fishmeal for farm-raised fish instead of feeding fish other fish from the ocean.

IMET research scientist talks dual passions on Maryland Humanities podcast

January 11, 2018
Listen as IMET's Kathleen Gillespie talks about the impact science has on her poetry and finding the poetry in science for a podcast with Maryland Humanities.

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