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Several students in ENSP 330 Introduction to Environmental Law visited the U.S. Supreme Court this fall to listen to oral arguments in a case brought by power generators against the Federal Energy...
After hearing from Maura Duffy about her dream job, the ENSP Advisor asked if she would be willing to do a short interview about it. Many ENSP students have either done internships at the National...
On the weekends, you might catch the new ENSP Director, Dr. Joseph Sullivan, spending time in nature (perhaps whitewater rafting or skiing, depending on the season!), listening to music with one of...
From June 29 to July 15, 2015, Robert "Skutch" Montgomery attended the Universitas 21 conference at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The unique Universitas partnership allows students from...
Lindsay Rohrbaugh (Wildlife Ecology, 2004) was recently featured on "Morning Edition," a daily radio program produced by WAMU. Together with colleagues at the District Department of the Environment,...
Dr. Bruce James, Professor & Director, Environmental Science & Policy Program, has been awarded the 2015 Paul R. Poffenberger Award for Excellence in Teaching & Advising. Until now, Dr...
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects. Candidates submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one...
James Kramer (Marine & Coastal Management, 2014) was featured in an NPS blog entitled Coho Salmon: Radio Tagging and Telemetry on the Resurrection River , which describes the work of a field...
The I-Water ( I ntegrated W ater, At mosphere, E cosystems, Education and R esearch Program) grant is part of a broader NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship program designed to...
Two Environmental Science and Policy students, along with seven other University of Maryland students, received the prestigious National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Hollings...
By day, it looks like what it is: a big painter’s pole shooting 20 feet out of the ground with a piece of pool noodle on top and electronic equipment stored in a secured box. But by night, it works...
In 2014, Sze Wing Yu (ENSP, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology) participated in a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Station in...
Bari Levine (Global Environmental Change, 2009) has turned her dynamic personality to work in dentistry and public health. An energetic double-major in Global Environmental Change and pre-Dentistry...
Katie Nicolato is one of three ENSP alumni currently working in Alaska, all of them working in some capacity with the National Park Service; and two of them as field technicians supporting on-going...
Twin alumni Max and Spencer Ernst are ENSP - Soil, Water, and Land Resources graduates (2013) and professional musicians who are spreading the word in song that "The Soil is Alive!" Last Spring, Max...
Members of the University of Maryland (UMD) Student Chapter of the The Wildlife Society in College Park, MD, have been busy conducting several research projects in their surrounding community...
Rachel Belkin (ENSP-Politics and Policy, Class of 2012) has been serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda since last November. She writes: "I'm teaching science to pre-service primary school...
This past summer, Sara Reedy (ENSP, Marine and Coastal Management) interned at the Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key, FL. As an education intern at the Center, Sara gave daily public...
Whitney Beck (ENSP - Soil, Water, and Land Resources, 2012) has won a National Science Foundation (NSF) IGERT Fellowship, which will fund two years of interdisciplinary graduate study at Colorado...
Sara Reedy (Marine & Coastal Management, 2015) was named UMD Geography undergraduate student of the Month in May. The ENSP Concentration in Marine & Coastal Management is sponsored by the...

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