Christine Hirt, recent graduate from the University of Delaware College of Ocean, Earth, and Environment’s Master of Marine Policy program, has been selected as a 2019 finalist for the John A. Knauss Marine olicy Fellowship by the National Sea Grant program on July 11.
Jim Falk, a long-time leader in the community through his work at Delaware Sea Grant, was honored by the Sea Grant Extension Assembly for his contributions to the state and national program after his retirement last year.
Ed Lewandowski, acting director of Delaware Sea Grant's Marine Advisory Service, received the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Early Career Achievement Award on March 28. This award recognizes early career Sea Grant professionals who have shown noteworthy enthusiasm, performance, accomplishments and impacts within their program.
University of Delaware associate professor Kathryn Coyne has been appointed director of Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) effective April 1, announced Estella Atekwana, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment.
Visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show this year will find a very different experience at the University of Delaware educational exhibit. The show’s World of Water theme will be embodied not only in the display inspired by Delmarva bays – large vernal pools found mostly in the middle of the peninsula – but also by UD students performing a dance at the exhibit each day of the show.