Congratulations to Silke Severmann for receiving the Team Excellence Award

In March 2020, the COVID-19 crisis forced Rutgers University to shift spring 2020 courses, in a mere instant, to remote instruction. During the summer of 2020, Rutgers engaged in an intense effort of planning for a fall semester of remote instruction. Each school was tasked with providing technological and pedagogical...

Congratulations to the Rutgers 4-H STEM Ambassador Team

The Rutgers 4-H STEM Ambassador Program was established in 2009 by a team of faculty and staff from multiple SEBS/NJAES departments and units. Since then, this dedicated team has learned how to utilize the strengths and resources of each member to best serve traditionally underserved urban youth throughout the state...

Congratulations to Yair Rosenthal on his 2020 Research Excellence Award

Yair Rosenthal is a globally recognized leader focused on exploring and studying the composition/structure of Earth's ocean basins. His overarching research has documented past changes in Earth climate change helping us to understand the mechanisms that underlie the observed changes. He has been a leader in understanding the importance of...

Congratulations to Liz Sikes who will be presenting the annual Cesare Emiliani Lecture at this year’s Fall AGU

Congratulations to Elisabeth Sikes who has been recognized by the American Geophysical Union by being awarded the Cesare Emiliani Lecture. The Cesare Emiliani Lecture is presented annually and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of paleoceanography. The Emiliani Lecture honors the life and work of the renowned paleoceanographer and the...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (2 of 2)

Title: "How fast do tidewater glaciers melt? Quantifying the processes that control boundary layer transport across the ice-ocean interface" NSF Arctic Natural Sciences, Office of Polar Programs PIs: Rebecca Jackson & collaborators at Oregon State University (lead) and University of Oregon Submarine melting at marine-terminating glaciers plays a key role...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (1 of 2)

Title: "Investigating the exchange flow in glacial fjords through an estuarine lens" NSF Physical Oceanography, Division of Ocean Sciences PIs: Rebecca Jackson, Bob Chant & John Wilkin Fjords connect Greenland’s marine-terminating glaciers to the continental shelf ocean, forming long, narrow conduits for the export of glacial freshwater and the import...

Congratulations to Marine Science Graduate Students

Heidi Yeh was informed of awards from Hudson River Foundation, Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship of the Hudson River Foundation ($20,000) for her project on "Phylogeography and Nutrient Dynamics of the Oyster Microbiome in NYC Harbor" for which she will work with the Billion Oyster Project. She received award from...

Jessica Valenti Selected To Receive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award

Congratulations to Jessica Valenti on being selected to receive a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award. Microplastics (plastic particles smaller than 5 mm in size) are a prevalent pollutant in the marine environment that can accumulate in predators when they consume prey items that have ingested microplastics. Larval fishes are important...

Scott Glenn Named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Scott Glenn, an acclaimed researcher and world leader in understanding ocean basin scale circulation, has been named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences. Dr. Glenn’s revolutionary work on the predictability of ocean physics underscores his many awards, including the Oceanography Award by the International Society for Underwater...