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University of Maryland Professor Roberton Williams, of the Department and Agricultural and Resource Economics, was interviewed Wednesday, May 31st, on National Public Radio. Jeremy Hobson of the NPR...
The American Farm Publications Inc., publisher of the Delmarva Farmer and the New Jersey Farmer, recently awarded AREC sophomore Brian Glenn a scholarship; he was one of five recipients. To qualify...
AREC student Sam Norris was the commencement speaker at the AGNR spring 2017 graduation held on May 20 at the Reckord Armory. When Norris first arrived at the university, he had plans to apply to the...
Sophia Wilcox and Dave Newburn
Sophia Wilcox, an AREC professional track faculty member, and Dave Newburn, an AREC assistant professor, both received awards at the AGNR 2017 Convocation and Awards Ceremony held on May 23, 2017...
Inspired by Michael Greenstone’s article “Americans Appear to be Willing to Pay for a Carbon Tax Policy” (published in the New York Times on 15 Sept. 2016), students in Anna Alberini and Jeff Hunt’s...
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics congratulates all of our recent graduates. Pictured above are doctoral graduates and dissertation advisors: assistant professor Sebastien Houde,...
Over twenty AREC undergraduates, faculty, and staff attended an end-of-the-semester luncheon on May 2, 2017. The program was hosted by the AREC Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. Several students...
The Global Poverty Student Advisory Board hosted a nonprofit career panel to inform students about the impact nonprofit organizations have on the developing world. The event took place on May 4, 2017...
Joe Spadro
Dr. Joe Spadaro shared some statistics regarding climate change’s effect on human health with Anna Alberini’s new course, Economics of Climate Change (AREC454). With research experience with the...
2017 Global Poverty Career Panel
The Global Poverty Student Advisory Board is hosting a nonprofit career panel to inform students about the impact nonprofit organizations have on the developing world on May 4, 2017. Carrie Lewey, an...
Maryland Day 2017
On Saturday, April 29, Maryland Day started with the Egg-citing Breakfast for AGNR in the Animal Sciences Courtyard. AGNR alumni and guests were invited to the event where members of the college...
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...

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