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The University of Maryland Soil Judging had a successful trip to the 2017 Northeast Regional Soil Judging contest, qualifying for the national competition by placing 2nd overall. Philip Schwartz won...
The Solar Decathlon is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and gives college teams a thrilling national platform to design, build, and showcase their own energy-efficient house. Students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the School of Architecture, and the School of Engineering at the University of Maryland have been planning this house (called reACT) for 18 months, and it is just days away from completion.
2016-2017 ENST AWARDS RECIPIENTS: Faculty Awards Excellence in Teaching Award (Tenure Track) – Lance Yonkos Excellence in Teaching Award (Non Tenure Track) – Shannon Pederson Excellence in Research...
On April 27 and 28, the University of Maryland Terrapins took first place with an impressive showing in the 57th National Soils Competition hosted by the Northern Illinois University and held in the vicinity of Dekalb, Il, where twenty four universities from seven regions around the country were competing for the prize.
When Nick Cloyd lived in Ocean City before starting grad school, his girlfriend called him the Umbrella Police. “I’d see three or four umbrellas blowing around the beach and there I am, grabbing them, because I don’t want to see anyone get hurt,” Cloyd laughs.
Hunger is not only a food shortage problem, Environmental Science & Technology’s adjunct professor, Dr. Prabhakar Tamboli says. Waste, post-harvest loss, and inefficient production are among the...
Barret Wessel , a soil and watershed sciences Ph.D. student in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology, attended the 5th International Soil Classification Congress and field tour held...
Wednesdays at 4:00 pm Room 0408, Animal Sciences/Ag. Eng. Building November 30 Diane Leason , ENST M.S. Candidate - Exit Seminar Native *Phragmites* Salinity and Inundation Tolerance: Greenhouse and...
Mitchell A. Pavao-Zuckerman, an assistant professor from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has concluded through empirical research that large-scale solar power plants raise local temperatures, creating a solar heat island effect, similar to that found in cities.
Professor Reggie Harrell of the University of Maryland has been named a 2016 American Fisheries Society Fellow, a prestigious yearly recognition bestowed upon an elite group of members. His...
Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental Science and Technology - William Bowerman is the recipient of the Western Michigan University College of Arts and Sciences 2016 Alumni Achievement Award, the honor presented for remarkable contributions to society.
On October 7, the University of Maryland's Soil Judging team finished 2nd at the Northeast Regional Soil Competition that was hosted by Penn State University and held in the vicinity of State College...
A recent PhD graduate and assistant professor from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources have solved a riddle that scientists have been pondering for 50-60 years...
ENST Assistant Professor Masoud Negahban-Azar will present at World Water Week conference, a unique forum that focuses on water-related challenges and their impact on the world’s environment, health, climate, economic and poverty reduction.
On July 21st, 2016 Prof. Leigh Sullivan from Federation University in Australia, and Chair of the Acid Sulfate Soils Working Group of the International Union of Soil Sciences, announced that Prof. Emeritus Delvin S. Fanning of the University of Maryland had been selected to be the recipient of the 1st Pons Medal, and awarded the medal to Prof. Fanning at a mid-day ceremony at the conference.
Barret Wessel, a soil and watershed sciences Ph.D. student in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology (ENST), has been awarded a Fulbright grant for research in Denmark for the 2016-2017 academic year. He is the first ENST student to be awarded this highly prestigious grant.
Congratulations to the ENST recipient of the 2016 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Awards- Sofia D'Ambrosio! The honorees were celebrated at an awards banquet held at the...
University of Maryland Soil Judging Team members travelled to Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in early April for the National Soil Judging Competition. The UMD team earned the right to go to Kansas by taking first and second in the North East Regional Soil Judging Competition at The Ohio State University in Wooster, Ohio last fall, marking the 22nd time that UMD captured the top spot in the region!
Congratulations to our 2015-16 Departmental Award Winners! Excellence in Teaching Award (Tenure Track)- Stephanie Yarwood Excellence in Teaching Award (Non Tenure Track) – Joanna Goger Excellence in...

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