During AGNR's second annual Cornerstone Event, we built partnerships around the college's strategic initiative, Ensure a Clean and Healthy Chesapeake Bay. Thank you to our partners and thought-leaders from across academia, industry, and government, as well as citizens from around the state for a full day of discussion and collaboration on how to tackle this pressing Maryland-centric challenge.
Dr. Rita Colwell, distinguished university professor and 11th director of the National Science Foundation provided our keynote address. Dr. Colwell is recognized for her study of global infectious diseases through water sources and its impacts on global health. She is one of the world's foremost experts in vibrios, earning her the National Medal of Science, the International Prize for Biology, and the Stockholm Water Prize.