Where Graduate Faculty and Students Promote Research through Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Chemistry; Marine, Estuarine and Environmental Sciences or Toxicology. Granting M.S. in Chemistry. USM approval in 2012. 1st student this year. Ms. Blessing Aroh UMES B.S. Chemistry 2009-2013 Granting Master’s and Doctoral degrees in one of five Area’s of Specialization. USM system supported program Students present at the: American Fisheries Society (AFS) Meeting Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Meetings Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS) Meeting Qianru Niu 2013 M.S.-MEES Physical Oceanography Long Jiang, 2013 M.S.-MEES Biological Oceanography Miaohua Mao, 2013 M.S.-MEES Physical Oceanography Leon ??, (far left) 2012 M.S. Quantitative Fisheries and Resource Management Evan Lindsay, (far left) 2013 M.S.Quantitative Fisheries and Resource Management Granting Master’s and Doctoral degrees. UMES graduate program. Students travel and present at the: SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY (SETAC) THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TOXICOLOGy Many of our students and faculty travel to local, state, national and international meetings and win various awards. We have highlighted some of these efforts in the following slides. Lonnie Gonzales, Ph.D., MEES 2012, during Oral Presentation. Lonnie also placed 1st in the student oral competition at the American Fisheries National Convention 2010. William Gardener, Ph.D., MEES 2012, during Oral Presentation Dr. Joseph Pitula, Biology, (left) Researcher Award presented by Dr. Anthony Nyame, Chemistry, a member of the ARRS Awards Committee. DNS Judges: Dr. Bradley Stevens, Distinguished Researcher, LMRCSC, (foreground) Dr. Jeurel Singleton, Biology, (left) Dr. Maryam Taabodi, Biology (Right) Dr. Joseph Okoh, Chemistry, (left) Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Dr. Jennifer KeaneDawes, Dean Graduate Studies.