UMCES graduates next generation of environmental leaders

May 28, 2021
Twelve graduate students received joint degrees from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and the University of Maryland College Park (UMD) at a virtual ceremony on May 27, 2021. The Commencement 2021 ceremony featured a keynote address from Senator Cardin, distinguished speakers, and the recognition of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

Professor Rose Jagus receives President’s Award for Excellence in the Application of Science

May 28, 2021
President Peter Goodwin has awarded the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)’s annual President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science to Rosemary Jagus, a professor in molecular genetics at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology, for her contributions to increasing the diversity of scientists working in the marine sciences over the past two decades.

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.