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Dr. Tim Davis, a historian for the United States National Parks Service, visited The University of Maryland to share his knowledge on roads in national parks. He discussed how influential park roads...
University of Maryland Puts the Flavor in Alum Brewer’s New Beer Ask Tom Barse ’77, owner of Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm, what sets him apart as a brewer and he’ll tell you he makes “classic...
On November 18, Dr. Kate Evans, a Professor of Washington State University, presented her research on DNA-informed apple breeding. Her seminar focused on the improvement of apple cultivars suited for...
The University of Maryland’s Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture welcomed Dr. Ronald Walcott from the University of Georgia as a guest speaker on Thursday, October 10th. A native...
College Park, MD -- A major breakthrough in the cloning of a resistance gene to eliminate wheat scab -- a widespread disease responsible for drastic reductions in crop yield as well as millions of...
Guy L. Moore ’80 and Lynn P. Moore ’77 received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the 14th Annual Alumni Association Awards Gala on September 30,...
Global warming, a major treat to the modern civilization, is speculated to increase the rate and magnitude of natural disasters, especially storms, in recent years. Thus, elevated level of storm...
Repost from the Baltimore Sun article: "Twenty visions for a new park near Nevada Avenue in Odenton lined the walls of a meeting room inside the Western District police station last week. Come the...
Dr. Roger Innes, a leading scientist in plant molecular and cellular immunity studies, revealed the power of unexplored plant components called exosomes (also called “Lomasomes” or extracellular...
Dr. Alan Collmer studies plant-pathogen warfare. On Thursday, Oct 20th, he spoke to the PSLA department about the infection strategies of Pseudomonas syringae , a pathogen whose complete genome he...
Fusarium graminearum is a serious fungal pathogen of several important crop plants such as, wheat, barley, maize, oats, and rye. It causes millions of dollar losses annually worldwide, not only due...
Check out the latest issue of Sustainable UMD! Dr. Vikki Chanse's LARC 471 class is mentioned in pg. 21 under Howard County . Clip of the story below: Link to story: https://issuu.com/umaryland/docs/...
Our sincere appreciation goes to those of you who have contributed to and passed on news of our LaunchUMD campaign to support digitizing specimens in the Norton-Brown Herbarium. We are excited about...
Check out Autumn Dorsey's, 4th year BLA, experince this summer during an internship at the UMD Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. "Summers in Maryland have always been hot, but my 2016 summer...
On Thursday, Oct 13, the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture had the privilege of hosting Dr. Jim Kerns from North Carolina State University. Dr. Kerns presented a seminar...
Have you been thinking about studying abroad? Check out more information about our study abroad trips to Italy, New Zealand, and Costa Rica. What did Edy Ruano, 4th year BLA student, think about his...
This fall, students in Dr. Kelly Cook's LARC 141 worked on a very interesting project. The project involved students choosing a piece of music and then transforming that into drawings, sculptures,...
Can Genetic Modified Wheat Help People Escape Hunger in the Future? On 6 October, Dr. Vijay Tiwari spoke to us about his work on the wheat genome. Dr. Tiwari completed his PhD in 2009 in Plant...
Without external funding the Herbarium is due to cease operation on January 1, 2017 . I am writing to ask if you can help us in our fundraising efforts, either personally or by pushing the news of...
College Park, MD -- In her quest to eradicate a devastating coffee disease called “Coffee Rust” – an issue that is plaguing Central American families who rely on coffee production to sustain their...

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