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Ice Watch by Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing
Students in Anna Alberini’s Economics of Climate Change course (AREC454) took a break from deriving equations and evaluating policy this past Wednesday to hear Dr. Brendan O’Donnell speak about the...
A new edition of the book by Prof. Howard Leathers, The World Food Problem: Toward Understanding and Ending Undernutrition in the Developing World , is now available. The fifth edition of The World...
AREC would like to congratulate Prof. Pamela Jakiela on her promotion to associate professor with tenure at the university. Jakiela began working at the university in 2011 as an assistant professor...
Mason Grahame wins AGNR Alumni Chapter Award
Photo: AGNR Alumni Chapter President Robert Morris, AREC alumnus Mason Grahame, AGNR Dean Craig Beyrouty Current and former AREC students were recognized with awards at the Alumni Dinner on April 6...
On Saturday, April 29,the university will host Maryland Day. AREC will have activities and a table located near the university’s farm, either in the courtyard of the Animal Sciences building or in...
UMD AREC Research Poster Session and Prospective Student Visit Day
Graduate students, faculty and 23 prospective graduate students attended the AREC graduate student research poster session on Monday, April 3, hosted in the department’s conference room. Four...
AREC Student Advisory Board Alumni Career Panel Event
The AREC Student Advisory Board hosted an AREC Alumni Career Panel event on Thursday, March 9th at the University Career Center. This was a valuable networking opportunity for the AREC undergrads in...
Taryn Devereux and Melekte Truneh
Staff members traveled to Ethiopia in January and evaluated the Women in Agriculture (WIA) projects set up at three universities. During the trip, Melekte Truneh, the Director of Financial Services...
Today, March 8, is Giving Day UMD. Consider making a gift in support of the department and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources during this annual event to help us toward our Fearless...
Mark Schnebly
AREC alumnus Mark Schnebly (B.S. 2001) was named the new Senior Vice President of Loan Operations at MidAtlantic Farm Credit on Jan. 1, 2017. With his promotion, Schnebly now oversees all...
Featured in The Delmarva Farmer, Paul Goeringer, a research associate and extension legal specialist at the University of Maryland, spoke in an article about estate planning. “The goal is to get...
AREC would like to welcome its newest assistant professor, Dr. Jing Cai. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2012. Previously, Cai worked at the University of...
AREC held its first study abroad program this past winter from Jan. 7 to Jan. 20, 2017, focusing on climate change and traveling through Germany and Italy. The course was AREC457, Energy Climate...
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently convened the first gathering of Dean Beyrouty’s Global Leadership Council, and Benjamin Zimmitti, a junior AREC major, was invited to...
AREC alumnus and Resources for the Future Fellow Casey J. Wichman (Ph.D. '15) served as the Technical Consultant for a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine which...
Congratulations to our recent graduates
The Department would like to congratulate all of our recent graduates. The ceremony held on December 20th recognized both summer semester and fall semester graduates. Attending the ceremony were...
The AREC Holiday & Graduate Student Awards Luncheon
Several graduate students received awards and scholarships for their papers and dissertations on Thursday Dec. 8 at the holiday party in the AREC conference room. Over forty people attended the...
Ben Grumbles, Maryland’s secretary of the environment, Joseph Bartenfelder, Maryland’s secretary of agriculture, and Ed Kee, Delaware’s secretary of agriculture
The Agriculture and Environmental Law conference on Nov. 18 was a major success, selling out all of its available seats. The conference was hosted by the University of Maryland Agricultural Law...
2016 Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference
College land grants, the food modernization act, water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were some of the topics that were covered at The Outlook and Policy...
A full-time farmer, nonprofit creator, and environmental program developer are just some descriptors of Sam Owings, a speaker at the November 18 Agriculture and Environmental Law conference. Owings...

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