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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...
A University of Maryland team is this year’s winner of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s fourth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge , a national design competition created to engage college...
The carcasses of 13 bald eagles that were found over the weekend in a field on Maryland’s Eastern Shore have been sent to a forensic laboratory in Oregon that’s been dubbed the CSI lab for animals, where they will undergo a thorough analysis to figure out what caused their deaths.
For many students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, scholarships make it possible to pursue their passions and follow their dreams. That’s why the College of AGNR is joining the...
A team of scientists, including Associate Professor Brian Needelman from the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology , has developed a method for measuring the...
A team of scientists, including Associate Professor Brian Needelman from the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology , has developed a method for measuring the...
The University of Maryland proved its soil judging prowess by taking both first and second place in the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Competition hosted by the Ohio State University in Wooster,...
Most of us think that farmers grow and harvest crops for food. That’s true for many crops: they either feed humans or farm animals. However, there’s another category of crop that has a vital function in agricultural systems.
Dr. Ray Weil of the University of Maryland's Department of Envisirionmental Science visited Harborview Farms last week to establish some cover crop experimental plots. The 20-acre plot will assess the nutrient capture of deep rooted cover crops.
Scott Tjaden, a 2014 University of Maryland alum that received both his graduate and undergraduate degree from the department of Environmental Science and Technology, is now working as an Environmental Scientist at Pepco Holdings, the parent company of the electric utility for the greater DC area.
Two seniors from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently completed two unique summer internships that not only allowed them to enjoy some of the natural beauty in different parts of...
Deal Island may be the epitome of the slow pace of life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This isolated island and its nearby peninsula jut out into the Chesapeake Bay from Somerset County. It’s a quiet...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Dr. Craig Beyrouty as dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Dr. Beyrouty has been involved in...
The University of Maryland Council on the Environment (ConE) has named Dr. Stephanie Lansing, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science & Technology , the recipient of the...
Students from this university will collaborate with faculty and government officials to improve the city’s sustainability efforts after the College Park City Council approved funding to work with the...

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