UMCES Ph.D. Candidates Named Finalists for 2024 Knauss Policy Fellowship Program

November 2, 2023
Paulina Huanca-Valenzuela and Carol Kim, as part of the 45th Knauss Fellowship class, will serve out their year-long fellowship in the legislative, or executive branch, of the federal government in Washington, D.C.

Meet Visiting Fulbright Scholar Alejandro Roman

November 2, 2023
Alejandro Roman, a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher from Spain, recently joined the research team led by Dr. Greg Silsbe at the Horn Point Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. “It is, without a doubt, the perfect opportunity to grow as a scientist and learn about ocean optics from a great specialist. I couldn’t wait for the moment to start working with him,” said Roman.

Study to explore new low-oxygen zones impacting the nation's richest fisheries

November 2, 2023
More than $1.4 million has been awarded to the UMCES Horn Point Laboratory to study a newly recognized form of coastal hypoxia—or low-oxygen zones—found on the West Florida Shelf, home to one of the nation’s most diverse and productive fisheries.

UMCES welcomes Crystal Upperman as Board of Visitors member

November 2, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) welcomes Dr. Crystal Romeo Upperman to its Board of Visitors. Dr. Upperman is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in business development and environmental services, including sustainability, climate adaptation, and climate equity.

UMCES appoints Gary Epstein as Chair of Board of Visitors

October 31, 2023
The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, a premier research and educational institution working to understand and manage our world’s natural resources, welcomes Gary M. Epstein as Chair of its Board of Visitors. Epstein is Managing Director of 4270E, LLC specializing in telecom law and policy, arbitration and mediation