‘This is a team effort’

It was a celebratory atmosphere on Monday as University of Maryland Eastern Shore President Heidi M. Anderson opened the 2023-24 school year with her annual University Opening Institute event. And there was a lot to celebrate. Anderson, now in her sixth year at the helm of UMES, opened the event addressing the mix of new…Read more ‘This is a team effort’

‘We continue to push the needle’

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore saw a third consecutive year of increased new student enrollment and welcomed the largest influx of freshmen and transfer students in eight years. This year’s enrollment totaled 2,844 students, comprised of 2,233 undergraduate students and 611 enrolled in graduate and professional programs. There were 930 new undergraduates, including 717…Read more ‘We continue to push the needle’

UMES welcomes inaugural cohort of students in STEM STARS program

On Aug. 6, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore welcomed 10 new Hawks as the inaugural cohort for the STEM STARS (Students Achieving Results in Science)  program, a program made possible by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Driving Change award. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is one of six universities and the first…Read more UMES welcomes inaugural cohort of students in STEM STARS program

House Ag Committee Chairman Thompson and Congressman Harris hold listening session on Farm Bill at UMES

A listening session was held Friday, Aug. 11, at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to provide feedback directly from agricultural stakeholders in Maryland to key members of the House Committee on Agriculture as it drafts the 2023 Farm Bill. Congressman Andy Harris M.D., who serves as chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture,…Read more House Ag Committee Chairman Thompson and Congressman Harris hold listening session on Farm Bill at UMES

‘You’re not bound by geography’

When Dr. Sandeep Gopalan arrived at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, he saw an institution that not only was a welcoming place but one with a lot of potential. “It’s an R2 institution on its way to becoming an R1, and there’s obviously a tremendous amount of highly…Read more ‘You’re not bound by geography’

‘It’s about capturing the essence’

In his career in radio, Peter Solomon has two passions – his love for jazz music and a penchant for utilizing the medium to tell captivating stories. Solomon, the on-air host and music director for Delmarva Public Media, received high praise for his storytelling prowess in addition to the DPM staff as they took home…Read more ‘It’s about capturing the essence’

Henry, Logan selected as 2023 White House HBCU Scholars

Two University of Maryland Eastern Shore students will represent the University through the White House’s Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Brittney Henry, a pharmacy major, and Khamara Logan, a junior Human Ecology major with a concentration in fashion merchandising, were among a field of 102…Read more Henry, Logan selected as 2023 White House HBCU Scholars

UMES professor named to Maryland cannabis advisory council

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (July 18, 2023) — A University of Maryland Eastern Shore professor is among Gov. Wes Moore’s appointments to the Cannabis Public Health Advisory Council. The appointment of Madhumi Mitra, Ph.D., a tenured professor of biology and environmental sciences, to the Advisory Council was announced Monday by the governor’s office. The council is under…Read more UMES professor named to Maryland cannabis advisory council

Dang named a Health Care Hero by The Maryland Daily Record

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Dr. Yen Dang was named one of the Maryland Daily Record’s Health Care Heroes in its 2023 edition of the publication. Dang, the Director of Global Health in the School of Pharmacy of Health Professions and a pharmacy practice associate professor, was honored for her work in community outreach…Read more Dang named a Health Care Hero by The Maryland Daily Record

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