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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...
Annapolis, MD -- Following the sold-out inaugural event, the University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) will host its second Ag and Environmental Law Conference, Friday,...
Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference
The Agricultural and Resource Economics Department and the Agricultural Law Education Initiative are joining together for the Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference, where Maryland Secretary of...
Jen Z. He, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland, was awarded the Dennis O’Brien USAEE Best Student Paper Award at the 34th USAEE/...
Dale Johnson
The annual College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Open House was on Saturday Oct. 8th at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center, in Clarksville, Maryland. AREC graduate students...
Dr. Neslihan Uler is one of the newest assistant professors of the College of Agricultural and Natural Resources Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics. Uler previously taught as a...
AREC faculty member Anna Alberini and her co-author Markus Bareit (ETH Zürich) were recently featured in “The Economist.” The article, “Not Easy Being Green” discusses efforts by European nations to...
Jorge Holzer
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced a new fisheries allocation policy for regional fishery management councils to use when allocating fish harvest among recreational...
Congratulations to AREC graduate students Aaron Adalja and Uttara Balakrishnan for winning awards given by the University of Maryland Graduate School. Aaron received the Outstanding Graduate...
AREC professor Erik Lichtenberg and co-authors John Majsztrik (PSLA Ph.D. 2011) and Monica Saavoss (AREC Ph.D. 2016) have been awarded the Water Resources Research Editor’s Choice Award for their...
AREC alumnus Nathaniel Higgins (Ph.D. 2010) is a fellow with the U.S. Social and Behavioral Sciences Team . He also is an economist at the Economic Research Service, USDA, and adjunct professor in...
Global Good – a joint effort with Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures – invited a team from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to discuss potential collaboration on primary health care in...

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