DMCS Graduate Student Michael Brown Awarded Mistletoe Research Fellowship

Michael Brown, a DMCS PhD Candidate in Oceanography, was awarded a 2018 Mistletoe Research Fellowship. This is the inaugural year of the program, which is run by the Mistletoe Foundation. The fellowship consists of 1) a $10,000 Unfettered Research Grant to support university research, and 2) a Startup Collaboration to...

DMCS Oceanography graduate students Jennifer Walker and Stanley Ko awarded Louis Bevier and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

PhD candidate Jennifer Walker was awarded the Louis Bevier Fellowship. This award supports graduate students in completing their dissertation thesis. Jennifer studies past sea-level change to bridge the gap between short-term instrumental records and long-term geological reconstructions and to better understand future sea-level rise under changing climate. Her research focuses...

Paul Falkowski Awarded Prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Sciences

One of the world’s greatest pioneers in the field of biological oceanography, Dr. Paul Falkowski is a distinguished professor in the Departments of Marine and Coastal Sciences and Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University. Focusing primarily on phytoplankton, coral, and the primary production of aquatic organisms, Dr. Falkowski studies...

Dr. Scott Glenn Named MTS Fellow

Scott Glenn was named a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society at the society’s Oceans 2017 meeting held from September 18 to 21 in Anchorage, Alaska. Designation as a Marine Technology Fellow is one of the highest accolades an individual can achieve. Since 1975, this title has been awarded to...

Amy Kuzminov was awarded the Schlanger fellowship

Congratulations to Amy Kuzminov for being awarded one of this year’s distinguished Schlanger Graduate Student Fellowship by the Consortium of Ocean Leadership's U.S. Science Support Program. Amy will be measuring uranium isotope ratios in sediments from the Cretaceous Ocean Anoxic Event 2 (~94 Mya) to test the relative contribution of...

Michael J. Kennish Receives 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael J. Kennish has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the coastal and marine sciences field Marquis Who’s Who—the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles—has cited Michael Kennish for his outstanding contributions to the field of estuarine, coastal, and marine sciences.  The award recognizes in particular...

Jackie Specht Receives NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

A big congratulations to Jackie Specht who has landed a NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship. In August she will begin working with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to identify new uses of dredge material to promote coastal resilience.