Julianna Brush and Molly Pickel receive UMCES’ Staff Award

May 27, 2021
Julianna Brush and Molly Pickel were honored with UMCES' annual Staff Awards for their high level of commitment and dedication to UMCES,

IMET graduate student-turned entrepreneur is converting algae into a successful biofuel business

May 3, 2021
As a graduate student, Ryan Powell discovered a technique to harvest algae cheaply enough to produce algal biofuels economically. He decided that he wanted to make sure his technology made a difference in the world.

Two UMCES students awarded Margaret A. Davidson Fellowship

September 22, 2020
Graduate Research Assistants Daniella Hanacek (HPL) and Taylor Armstrong (IMET)were awarded National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Margaret A. Davidson Fellowship, a new two-year fellowship which includes a generous stipend, tuition, travel, and research (supply/analysis) funding, as well as extensive professional development. 

IMET summer internship program aims to increase diversity in marine sciences

September 10, 2020
Over the past 19 summers, more than 220 students from across the country have had the chance to work with some of the world’s leading scientists at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET). Through the IMET Summer Undergraduate Internship Program, students who are from historically underrepresented backgrounds in marine and environmental science have the opportunity to conduct their own research projects.

USM Board of Regents honors Monica Gellene and Amy Griffin with Staff Awards

August 4, 2020
Two University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science staff members have received the University System of Maryland’s prestigious 2019-2020 USM Board of Regents Staff Award.