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Category: Biology

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.

Emma Akuffo

Emma Akuffo intends to make the world a healthier place

The biology and child advocacy and policy major has already started a non profit and is heading to Harvard to continue her education.

Feature image for Professor provides insight into a jellyfish displaced by Hurricane Florence

Professor provides insight into a jellyfish displaced by Hurricane Florence

Dr. Paul Bologna talks about the Blue Button jellyfish indigenous to southern waters.

Dr. Bologna speaking with CBS regarding the clinging jellyfish in NJ.

Officials Issue Warning For Clinging Jellyfish In New Jersey

CBS features Dr. Paul Bologna, Director of the Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences Program, as the clinging jellyfish issue continues in NJ waters.

Erika Bernal Presenting at the 47th Benthic Ecology Meeting

Marine Biology Master’s student awarded Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship

Erika Bernal was awarded her fellowship to further her research on microplastics and oyster filtering.

Mario M. Casabona Future Scientists Program Student Participants and Mentors

Future Scientists Program brings out the best in our students

Students from throughout CSAM took to the stage to wow both judges and guests with their research.

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Marine Biology Master’s student takes flight researching with drones

Lauren O’Neil and Dr. Amy Ferdinand are conducting a study at a pond located in Byram Township in Sussex County, where Lauren is studying the biology of a species of freshwater clam.