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ENST Graduate Applications for Fall 2019 Due December 18th, 2018. To learn more and apply, please visit our graduate student page.
UMD Soil Judging Team - Regional Champions at the 2018 NE Competition held Oct. 27 in Hillsboro, Ohio. Front row: Dyani Frye (3rd Individual), Cathy Wang (7th Individual), Isabella Bruno; Middle row: Jonathan Moy, Anna Lowien (4th Individual) Yunxuan Pei,
Front row: Dyani Frye (3 rd Individual), Cathy Wang (7 th Individual), Isabella Bruno; Middle row: Jonathan Moy, Anna Lowien (4 th Individual) Yunxuan Pei, Antonio Vega, Rachael Heisey; Back row:...
Building Healthy Food Systems
This October 4th, you're invited to the college's major summit focused on issues related to domestic and international food safety and security. We are thrilled to feature Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009...
ENST Award Winners | May 11, 2018
We are happy to congratulate the following ENST Team Members on their jobs well-done. Faculty Awards: Excellence in Teaching Award (Tenure Track) – Masoud Negahban-Azar Excellence in Teaching Award (...
In a show of solidarity supporting agronomy, crop and soil sciences, three graduate and four undergraduate students joined three faculty members from ENST to volunteer at the USA Science &...
2018 Soil Judging Team
The University of Maryland Soil Judging had a successful trip to the 2018 National Soil Judging Contest, finishing 4th out of twenty-two universities from seven regions around the country. The Terps...
Dr. Amro Hassanein (a postdoctoral associate in the Environmental Sciences and Technology (ENST) Department) received an invitation from the Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Egyptians Affairs...
Dr. Masoud Negahban-Azar receives Tier 1 grant to develop a new research. The Division of Research at University of Maryland has announced their winners of Tier 1 grants for 2018. He intends to use...
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...

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