Robert Kopp Awarded Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal

The International Union for Quarternary Research  has established the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal in recognition of the many contributions of Nick Shackleton, a giant in the field of Quaternary science. The medal will be awarded once every four years to an outstanding young Quaternary scientist, chosen by his or her...

Ben Horton recipient of 2014 AGU Ocean Sciences Voyager Award

The Ocean Sciences Voyager Award is given in even-numbered years to mid-career scientist (8 to 20 years post-degree) in recognition of significant contributions and expanding leadership in ocean sciences. Significant contributions may include, but are not limited to: the awardee’s research impact, innovative interdisciplinary work, educational accomplishments (mentoring), societal impact,...

Ken Able to receive the prestigious Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award

A marine biologist from Electra, Texas, Dr. Nancy Foster dedicated 23 years of outstanding service to NOAA, leaving a remarkable imprint on the agency. After earning a masters in marine biology from Texas Christian University and a doctorate in marine biology from George Washington University, Dr. Foster began her tenure...

Lisa Calvo selected by the NJMEA as this year’s Outstanding Marine Educator

Congratulations Lisa Calvo  on being awarded the New Jersey Marine Education Association's Outstanding Marine Educator of the Year Award!  She recieved the award at the Teach at the Beach 2014  annual professional development workshop held at Stockton College's Campus Center on May 20th for a number of efforts including  linking local NJ...

Lauren Seyler awarded a Fulbright Fellowship

Lauren Seyler, a graduate student in the Graduate Program in Oceanography, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Roscoff, France with Dr. Colomban de Vargas. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between...

Graduate Assistant Wins Prestigious Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship

Research Assistant Anna Hermes, a master’s of oceanography candidate in the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, was recently selected for the prestigious Knauss Fellowship by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC). The Knauss Fellowship Program, created in 1979 as a Sea Grant vehicle to match marine science-interested graduate...

Bonnie McCay Receives American Fisheries Society’s 2013 Award of Excellence

Bonnie McCay, professor and graduate certificate director in the Department of Human Ecology, has been selected by the American Fisheries Society (AFS) for its 2013 Award of Excellence. One of AFS’s most prestigious awards, the excellence award is presented for “original and outstanding contributions to fisheries and aquatic biology.” McCay...

Chris Free awarded NOAA Sea Grant Fellowship

The NOAA-Sea Grant Population Dynamics Fellowship provides three-years of funding to PhD candidates interested in the population dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status. The goals of the program are to (1) encourage students to pursue careers in population dynamics...

Jacqueline McSweeney is 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow

As a 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Jacqueline McSweeney will be developing a comparative project to study sediment transport and consequent effects on productivity in the Alvarado lagoon-estuary and the Delaware estuary – 2 radically different systems. This project will expand upon work that Jacqueline began in 2010 that investigated...