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News and Announcements

Category: Biology

sugar kelp

Marine Heatwaves Damage Ocean Forests

A new study reveals that intensifying marine heatwaves are driving the loss of kelp forests at their warm range edges on both sides of the North Atlantic.

Dr. Galster teaching a class

New and Updated Programs for Fall 2020

CSAM will be adding, updating, and partnering with various programs this Fall

Ann Muthee

From EMT to Essential Worker

Biology Major and Frontline Healthcare Worker Exhibits Outstanding Dedication During COVID-19 Outbreak

Julia Dondero working in the lab at LabCorp

Acing the Test

Montclair State alumna helps develop critical at-home self-collection kit for LabCorp’s COVID-19 diagnostic test

Hassan Kashif and Zaki Tahir with their Dr. Floss prototype

Biology and Math Students Take First Place in Feliciano Pitch Contest

Junior biology major Hassan Kashif and freshman mathematics major Zaki Tahir created Dr. Floss, a one-time-use, eco-friendly device that enables buyers to floss all of their teeth simultaneously.

Alorah Bliese being awarded best student oral presentation

Biology student wins best oral presentation at international jellyfish conference

Alorah Bliese, a Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences MS student, won the award at the 6th International Jellyfish Conference in South Africa.

Dr. Wu with her PhD students

Dr. Meiyin Wu appointed to NJDEP Ecological Processes Standing Committee

The Science Advisory Board (SAB), which the Ecological Processes Committee is a part, provides independent peer review and advice on scientific and technical issues relevant to the DEP’s mission.

Sign posted along Greenwood Lake warning of dangerous algae bloom

Professor discusses algae bloom in nearby lakes

Dr. Restaino Fox29 jellyfish interview

Environmental Science and Management alum talks jellyfish with Fox29

Dr. Dena Restaino talks about the discovery of small, dangerous clinging jellyfish in a North Wildwood pond.

Matthew Khan releasing turtle into the wild

The Power of Perseverance

Montclair State alumnus to serve country with dream EPA job

jellyfish at the aquarium

We aren’t the only ones returning to the Jersey Shore

Dr. Paul Bologna, Biology, along with students from his lab, have gone to the shore in search of clinging jellyfish.

STEM teachers going to teach in Passaic

City of Passaic Recruits Three Graduating Seniors to Teach in their District

Steven Herrera, Valeria Montoya, and Lauren Shahine have a lot in common: the three are graduating this spring as STEM teachers, and they are all off to teach in the City of Passaic.