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AREC Students Lauded by Alumni - Apr 23, 2018
Apr 23, 2018Author: Sarah FielderAt the AGNR Alumni Awards dinner, AREC senior Benjamin Zimitti and Ph.D. graduate student Youpei Yan were recognized for their achievements by the Alumni Chapter.Zimmitti was given the overall Outstanding Undergraduate Award. With AGNR, Zimmitti has served as...
Join us on Maryland Day! - Apr 23, 2018
Apr 23, 2018Author: Sarah FielderCome join AREC on Saturday, April 28 at the university’s Maryland Day. The department will have activities and a table located near the university’s farm, either in the courtyard of the Animal Sciences building or in the foyer of the building. There will be an...
IAA Gives Away Thousands of Plants at Maryland Day - Apr 23, 2018
Maryland Day 2018Apr 23, 2018Author: Emily NovakThe Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), an academic unit of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland (UMD), invites alumni, families and prospective students to explore Ag Day Avenue, one of the six “...
Biowall installation transforms McKeldin Library entry - Apr 23, 2018
From "University Libraries"Reposted from University Libraries, "Biowall installation transforms McKeldin Library entry:"Living plants now cover the surface of an interior wall in McKeldin Library as workers complete installation of a “biowall” as part of a series of renovations to the...
Biowall installation transforms McKeldin Library entry - Apr 23, 2018
From "University Libraries"Reposted from University Libraries, "Biowall installation transforms McKeldin Library entry:"Living plants now cover the surface of an interior wall in McKeldin Library as workers complete installation of a “biowall” as part of a series of renovations to the...
Impromptu in the Garden is Chilly, but Successful - Apr 20, 2018
IAA hosts its annual public speaking eventApr 20, 2018Author: Heather McHaleThe IAA’s fourth annual Impromptu in the Garden public speaking contest was not graced with warm, sunny weather—but contestants and audience members alike braved the cold to listen as the eleven speakers delivered...
Future Ag Terps - Apr 20, 2018
Carroll County ninth graders take an ag tour of campusApr 20, 2018Author: Brandy WalterhoeferInstitute of Applied Agriculture Director, Glori Hyman stood atop a College Park bench addressing 30 ninth grade visitors from Carroll County. "How many of you are considering a career in agriculture...
Ms. Liping Yang Awarded the Wallace Prescott Rowe Award - Apr 17, 2018
Ms. Liping Yang  is honored by the Wallace Prescott Rowe Award.  This is a cash award given to the University for an outstanding graduate student working in virology or a related area.  Liping has been chosen in this year because of her outstanding effort and the great work she has been doing in Dr...
Ms. Liping Yang honored by the Wallace Prescott Rowe Award - Apr 17, 2018
I am pleased to honor you as the Rowe Award recipient for this year.  This is a cash award given to the University for an outstanding graduate student working in virology or a related area.  I have chosen you this year because of your outstanding effort and the great work you have been doing.  The...
Latisha Judd Recipient of Two Outstanding Graduate Student Awards - Apr 16, 2018
Latisha Judd HeadshotThe Alumni Association of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, selected Latisha Judd, Ph.D. graduate student working in the laboratory of Dr. Rick Kohn, as both the 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student for the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences and the overall...
Dr. Xiaoping Zhu, Interim Associate Dean & Department Chair of the Department of Veterinary Medicine (L) pictured with Dr. Nathaniel Tablante, recipient of the Excellence in Instruction award and Ms. Liping Yang, recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Stu - Apr 16, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Nathaniel Tablante, Professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine, who received the Excellence in Instruction award from the Alumni Association, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.  Ms. Liping Yang, a Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Yanjing Zhang's lab, also received...
UMD Students Win Big at the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) National Conference - Apr 16, 2018
1st Place in the Research Poster Competition and 2nd Place in the Team Quiz BowlApr 16, 2018Author: Samantha WattersAdeola Adeoye, a senior Nutrition major, took first place in the competitive research poster competition earlier this month at the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources,...
MANNRS National Poster Competition - Apr 12, 2018
Apr 12, 2018University of Maryland Department of Nutrition and Food Science student Adeola Adeoye competing in a MANNRS Poster Competition in Greensboro, North Carolina. MANNRS stands for minorities in agriculture and natural resource related sciences.Adeola was a finalist in the national...
Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’ - Apr 11, 2018
https://poultryhealthtoday.com/biosecurity-it-doesnt-have-to-be-boring/What comes to mind when you hear the word “biosecurity”?Even though it’s a critically important subject, many poultry producers tune it out — for the simple reason that it bores them, said Nathaniel Tablante, DVM, a professor...
ASLA Student Honor and Merit Awards - Apr 10, 2018
CongratulationsOn behalf of the Landscape Architecture faculty, I would like to congratulate the following individuals for earning Honor and Merit Awards from ASLA.  Nominees for these awards must be truly outstanding as measured by our program's long-term standards of excellence. They must also...
Becky Jones – IAA’s Outstanding Student - Apr 9, 2018
“Find your passion and pursue it” – Becky JonesApr 9, 2018Author: Brandy WalterhoeferBecky Jones, a devoted, ambitious, passionate student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), has been recognized as the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Student in the 2-year...
Maryland Day 2018 - Apr 9, 2018
You’ll find it all at the University of Maryland’s one-day open house featuring family-friendly and interactive events. Come explore our world of Fearless Ideas and see all that we do for our community, the state and the world.Maryland Day is packed with exciting events and exhibits in six “...
Have Questions About Agriculture? Simply “Ask-A-Farmer”! - Apr 5, 2018
Apr 5, 2018Author: Becky JonesSustainable food production and animal welfare were just two of the many topics covered during the “Ask-A-Farmer” panel discussion organized by the Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter at the University of Maryland on March 27, 2018 in the Stamp Student Union. The event...
Potomac Division Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society - Apr 5, 2018
The Potomac Division Meeting of the American PhytopathologicalSociety was held March 21- 23 in Ocean City, MD. Despite a snowstorm thatshut down the College Park campus and impeded travel on the first day of theconference, PSLA faculty and students were well represented. JustineBeaulieu, Faculty...
UMD Researcher Uncovers Protein Used to Outsmart the Human Immune System - Apr 4, 2018
A UMD researcher has uncovered a mechanism by which the bacteria that causes Lyme disease persists in the body and fights your early, innate immune responses. Dr. Utpal Pal, Professor in Veterinary Medicine, has been studying the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria throughout his twelve years with UMD,...

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