SGS Merit and Achievement Awards – Awardees!!!!

Congratulations to Janine Barr (and Daphne) who received the Outstanding Master's Student Award. The Outstanding Master's Student Award recognizes excellence in master's research and scholarship across the disciplines. The winner of the Outstanding Master's Student Award will receive a commemorative plaque at our annual Awards Ceremony. Congratulations to Emily Slesinger...

Lauren Cook Awarded a Scholarship from the International Women’s Fishing Association

Congrats to RUCOOL Ph.D student Lauren Cook for receiving the Frank Marmin Memorial Scholarship from the International Women's Fishing Association. The mission of the International Women’s Fishing Association Scholarship Trust is to grant research scholarships to graduate students who are committed to studies of the chemical, physical and biological processes...

Alex Ambrose Awarded Summer Graduate Research Fellowship

Good news - Alex Ambrose was just awarded a fellowship to do summer research at the Downeast Institute in Beals Maine! This fellowship comes with a summer stipend, lodging and a research supply budget. Alex will spend 13 weeks in residence at DEI conducting research on habitat provisioning at shellfish...

Joe Gradone Wins the NDSEG Fellowship Award

RUCOOL grad student Joe Gradone was selected to receive the 2022 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award.  This fellowship is awarded in recognition of academic excellence and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) achievements, from over 3,000 applicants.  The award will cover all of his graduate school...

Congratulations to Anya Hess and Hailey Riechelson on their awards

Kudos to Hailey Riechlson who was selected as a grad student fellow of Rutgers Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (RASTL). Also kudos to Anya Hess who works with Ken Miller and myself  who has been awarded a Schlanger Graduate Student Fellowship by the U.S. Science Support Program for...

New NSF Award for Lagrangian transport and patchiness of buoyant material in estuarine systems

Collaborative Research: Lagrangian transport and patchiness of buoyant material in estuarine systems. Physical Oceanography. NSF Physical Oceanography with University of Delaware. Total Budget $866,850.  Rutgers $292,300. March 2022-Feb 2025 Understanding processes that transport material in estuarine systems is central to fundamental studies of estuarine physics as well as to management...

JC NERR Films that Won Awards in the NERRS 2021 FilmFest

Each year, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System hosts a FilmFest contest in conjunction with the system-wide annual meeting. The goal of the NERRS FilmFest is to highlight the Reserves, our partners, and the amazing coastal resources we protect. This year, the JC NERR submitted two films: "NERRS News - Sharing stories...

Liza won the Walter Munk Scholar Award and Commemorative Lecture

On behalf of Zdenka Willis, President of the Marine Technology Society (MTS), and Mary Munk, of the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans (WMFO), it is my pleasure to inform you of your selection as recipient of the Walter Munk Scholar Award and Commemorative Lecture. This award seeks to underscore...

Julia Engdahl Wins NOAA CO-OPS Professional Excellence Award

Julia Engdahl, recent RUCOOL Masters in Oceanography graduate, won the NOAA Professional Excellence Award during her first year as a contractor for NOAA CO-OPS (Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services). NOAA CO-OPS Director, Richard Edwing, said the following: This award provides recognition for outstanding accomplishment in furthering CO-OPS’ mission...