UMCES Research on Chesapeake Bay Acidification Profiled in the Baltimore Sun

Jeff Cornwell discussed his research on the growing acidification of the Chesapeake Bay and consequences for its ecosystem.

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ATTN: prospective graduate students!!

Visit the Recruitment opportunities page for a view of MEES faculty members activelyrecruiting graduate students!

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Graduate students take lessons to bay for plankton research cruise

Get a glimpse of field education in the MEES Program as graduate students cruised the Bay. 

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Student Spotlight: 

We would like to congratulate the following MEES Graduates of the Fall 2017 semester: 

  • Amr El Shahat Sedik Keshta, Ph.D. 
  • Arlene Chen, Ph.D.
  • Maira Ometto Bezerra, Ph.D. 

We would like to congratulate the following MEES Graduates of the Summer 2017 semester: 

  • Philip Clark, M.S.
  • Matthew Damiano, M.S.
  • Hillary Lane Glandon, Ph.D. 
  • Emily Liljestrand, M.S.
  • Wei Liu, Ph.D.
  • Erin Markin, Ph.D. 
  • Leah Maurer, M.S. 
  • Christopher Paver, M.S.
  • Zoe Vulgaropulos, M.S.
  • Yuanchao Zhan, Ph.D.

Faculty Spotlight: 

MEES is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dr. Russell Hill, Director of the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) has received a 2016 USM Regent's Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring, one of the highest honors that the Board bestows on its faculty! To read the rest of the article, please click here!

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