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Tier 1 Grant Supports New Research - Feb 21, 2018
Feb 21, 2018Dr. 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 water footprint framework as a metric to monitor and manage the ecological footprint...
UMD Educates Small Flock Owners - Feb 20, 2018
Dr. Nathaniel Tablante teaches participants about First Aid for poultry.123 people from Maryland and surrounding states attended the Mid Atlantic Small Flock Expo, held February 10, 2018 at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, Maryland. Extension faculty and Maryland Department of...
VIDEO: IAA Woven into Weaver Farm - Feb 20, 2018
Feb 20, 2018Author: Tony PagnottiThe 325-acre Weaver Farm located in Carroll County has deep roots with the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA). Chris, IAA class of ’99, and his father Richard, class of ’72, own and operate the corn, soybean, rye and seed farm in Finksburg, MD. The family...
AREC Welcomes Associate Professor Joshua Linn - Feb 16, 2018
Feb 16, 2018Author: Sarah FielderAt the University of Maryland, Associate Professor Joshua Linn is the newest edition to the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.Prior to joining Maryland, Linn worked at Resources for the Future (RFF), an independent nonprofit environmental...
Climate Change, Heat Waves, and Air Quality - Feb 16, 2018
Feb 16, 2018Author: Louisa Baltodano, Daniel Jjemba, and Brian GlennThe impacts of worsening air quality and extreme weather events such as heat waves are increasingly affecting people around the world. How is the air quality in our area affected? Under the direction of Professor Anna Alberini...
Minority Student Networking Conference - Feb 15, 2018
Feb 15, 2018StaffDr Evelyn Cooper, Assistant Dean in AGNR, and Dr. Robert Jackson, NFSC chair, attend a networking conference for minority students
VMCVM Open House on Saturday, April 21 - Feb 15, 2018
The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine will hold an Open House on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 12 to 3 pm to welcome newly admitted Maryland residents to the VMCVM and orient prospective DVM students to the VMCVM and vet school application process. Registration required at http://...
Communication: IAA's Surprise Expertise - Feb 14, 2018
Feb 14, 2018Author: Dr. Ed Priola“Communication” probably isn’t the first topic that comes to mind when you think of academics at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA). Most folks are surprised to discover that nine of IAA’s 14 faculty teach INAG110: Oral Communication to more than 1,500...
Welcome Lisa Geraghty, Director of Administrative Services - Feb 13, 2018
Lisa Geraghty is joining the Department of Veterinary Medicine as the new Director of Administrative Services.  Her first day is Monday, February 19.  Lisa has worked for a number of years in finance and business management. In 2000, she started as an Operations Manager with the Center of Marine...
Equine Faculty, Staff and Students Honored with Award - Feb 9, 2018
Pictured from left to right: Lauren Carter, Jennifer Reynolds, Bill Reightler, Amy Burk, Jim Steele, Megan George, and Aubrey JaquethThe Equine Studies Program was honored with a Special Recognition Award from the Maryland Horse Breeders Association on January 30 at the Maryland Horse Industry Day...
UMD Assistant Professor Reinvigorates an Underused Community Garden in Her Own Neighborhood - Feb 8, 2018
The Columbia Heights Green produces food for volunteers, neighborhood residents, and local soup kitchens while acting as a natural oasis in an urban settingUniversity of Maryland’s Dr. Katherine Tully, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture within the...
Alumnus Daniel Castranova at Charles River - Feb 8, 2018
Daniel Castranov (’03) former MS graduate student in Dr. Woods laboratory is an aquatic research specialist who uses cameras and microscopes to view the living cells and tissues of zebrafish. The Charles River scientist is an insourced contractor with the Weinstein Lab, part of the Eunice Kennedy ...
Dr. Utpal Pal named to serve on the Vaccine and Therapeutics Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Subcommittee - Feb 6, 2018
Dr. Utpal Pal named to serve on the Vaccine and Therapeutics Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Subcommittee.  This group was established by Congress in 2016 as part of the “21st Century Cures Act” to provide subject matter expertise and review federal efforts related to all tick-borne diseases,...
Taste of Maryland Agriculture 2018 - Feb 6, 2018
February 1, 2018Feb 6, 2018Author: Kaitlyn DaveyOver 600 agricultural industry leaders atttended the Taste of Maryland Agriculture Gala last Thursday to network and celebrate with state and national legislators. The event was also an opportunity to sample a variety of Maryland-produced...
Associate/Assistant Professor (Infectious Disease Research) - Feb 5, 2018
Please apply at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/57678 Assistant/Associate ProfessorPosting DetailsPosition Number:103716Title:Open RankFunctional Title:Assistant/Associate ProfessorCategory Status:02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On TrackApplicant Search Category:FacultyUniversity Authorized FTE:1.000Unit:...
ENSP Alumus Wins Outdoor Education Award - Feb 5, 2018
Curtis Bennett ('12) was selected by MAEOE as the 2018 recipient of the Robert Finton Outdoor Educator of the Year AwardCongratulations to Curtis Bennett (ENSP - Wildlife Class of 2012), who recently won The Robert A. Finton Outdoor Educator of the Year Award.  Curtis recently received this...
IAA Student Launches Terrapin Tea Business - Feb 2, 2018
Feb 2, 2018Author: Dr. Heather McHaleFeeling stressed? Looking for that perfect gift? Terrapin Tea has you covered! For a limited time, shoppers at the MD Food Co-op in the Stamp Student Union can buy packets of relaxing, organic herbal tea grown right here in the UMD Community Learning Garden...
A New Face, the Same IAA - Feb 2, 2018
Feb 2, 2018Author: Max SturgesAs the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s (IAA) new Turfgrass advisor, Geoff Rinehart faced his first big test as the new coach for the turf teams. For 38 years, Dr. Kevin Mathias advised the IAA’s turfgrass students and coached University of Maryland turf teams...
IAA Turfgrass Club Provides Enhanced Learning Opportunities for Students - Feb 2, 2018
Feb 2, 2018Author: Geoffrey Rinehart, Turfgrass Management Lecturer and AdvisorExtracurricular opportunities are an important aspect to the college experience and can provide benefits to students as they build camaraderie among their peers, participate in field trips that might not necessarily...
2018 NFSC Dietetic Internship Workshop for Area Internships - Feb 2, 2018
Feb 2, 2018NFSC Dietetic Internship (DI) sponsored a workshop for area interns. Attendees included interns from NIH, Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, US Army, Northern Virginia Tech in addition to the UMD dietetic interns. Forty-eight...

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