ENSP student achievements - Spring 2022

April 22, 2022

The Environmental Science and Policy Program is proud to announce some significant achievements among our current students:

ENSP Departmental Honors
Ms. Maire Panday successfully defended her ENSP undergraduate honors thesis titled “An Evaluation of the Climate Change Preparedness of Terrestrial Protected Areas in Maryland”. The thesis committee was impressed with the rigor of research she conducted and the clear manner in which all aspects of the research were communicated in both oral and written form.

Boren Scholarship
Congratulations to Kalina Gibson, who was recently awarded the Boren Scholarship!  This scholarship helps fund study abroad by U.S. undergraduate students in world regions critical to U.S. interests.  This fall, Kalina will be traveling to India to study Hindi and learn about the clean energy transition taking place there. 

NOAA Hollings Scholars
The Environmental Science and Policy is proud to announce that 3 ENSP students (6 total at UMD), have been awarded 2022 NOAA Hollings Scholarships!   

The Hollings award is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's flagship undergraduate program, and provides awardees with scholarships worth $19,000 and a fully funded 10-week summer research placement at a NOAA facility.

  • DeLoatch-Hill, Courtney - Environmental Policy and Politics Concentration - Courtney participated in the First-Year Innovation and Research Experience, Sustainability Analytics Research Team.
  • Pereyra, Jonah - Jonah is pursuing an ENSP Concentration in Marine and Coastal Management and also majoring in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, and is a member of the Honors College Gemstone Program.
  • Ginsburg, Alana - Alana is pursuing an ENSP Concentration in Global Environmental Change, is a member of the Honors College Gemstone Program, and is also minoring in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.

Congratulations to all!