Program News

Master in Environmental Metrology & Policy Program – for the Betterment of the World

December 8, 2021. Join us on December 8th, 2021 as our second-year EMAP students present their independent research projects. Symposium of Independent and Capstone Research

May 24, 2021. Congratulations to the Environmental Metrology & Policy Class of 2021!!

May 22, 2021. 2021 EMAP Symposium of Capstone Projects.

February 12, 2021. Read a conversation between Elizabeth Linske and Leah Kauffman on Linske’s participation in and contributions to writing the report.

December 10, 2020. Join us on December 17, 2020, for an EMAP Virtual Informational Meeting for Prospective Students

November 20, 2020. Congratulations to our very own #EMAP student, Elizabeth Linske for having her first co-authored report published for Oceana. This report titled: Choked, Strangled, Drowned: The Plastics Crisis Unfolding in Our Oceans.

October 30, 2020. Join us on November 5, 2020, for an EMAP Virtual Informational Meeting for Prospective Students

October 20, 2020. Dr. Tong, Director of EMAP Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Global Scholarship for Research on Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

September 23, 2020. NIST Blog written by EMAP’s current student Hannah Hidle – A Bird’s Eye View: Finding New Ways to Track Synthetic Chemicals in the Environment

August 24, 2020. Updated EMAP Weekly Seminar & Discussion Series for Fall 2020

July 29, 2020. EPA, Federal Family, and the National Academies Collaborate on Public Workshop to Review Federal Research on PFAS

May 16, 2020. Congratulations to the Environmental Metrology & Policy Class of 2020!

April 28, 2020. Join us on May 1, 2020 for the first ever Environmental Metrology & Policy Symposium of Capstone Projects. Students will be presenting projects they have been working on all semester long live via ZOOM. Click HERE to join!

March 25, 2020. Join us on March 26, 2020 for an informal webinar with Dr. Tong about the Environmental Metrology & Policy Program. The Zoom Meeting will be held at 10:30 am EDT. Click HERE to join!

March 17, 2020. Environmental Metrology & Policy’s new Program video is up live!

February 19, 2020. Join us on March 5, 2020 for another informational webinar for the Environmental Metrology & Policy program via ZOOM. The meeting will be held at 12:30 pm EST.

February 18, 2020. Great Value Colleges has named The EMAP program as one of the 20 Most Affordable Master’s in Environmental Management for 2020. EMAP is ranked at #4.

February 12, 2020. Informational Webinar for prospective Environmental Metrology & Policy students. Join us on February 13, 2020 for a ZOOM meeting at 12:30 pm EST if you have any questions regarding the Environmental Metrology & Policy Program

If you wish to attend, click HERE. Once you click the link you will be sent straight to the webinar. If this is your first-time using ZOOM, you will be prompted to download ZOOM. Once downloaded you will be sent directly to the webinar.

February 4, 2020. This year, the U.S. EPA is turning 50! In commemoration, they are producing flashback videos that provide a historical glimpse into the research by scientists and engineers. Dr. Kevin Teichman, Senior Advisor for the Office of Research & Development and adjunct professor at GU’s Environmental Metrology & Policy Program, as he talks Air Quality Impacts on Public Health. #EPAat50 #EMAP

June 9, 2019. The Environmental Metrology & Policy program is hosting an open house for its Environmental Metrology Laboratory from 11 am to 2 pm on Wednesday June 19, 2019 on the 4th floor of White Gravenor Hall to celebrate that the first environmental metrology lab at Georgetown University is open for teaching and research. This is made possible by the generous support from Agilent Techologies, Inc through its instruments placement program. You are welcome to join us to mark the occasion by RSVP.

December 18, 2018. Video now available about Georgetown’s Environmental Metrology and Policy (EMAP) Program. This video discusses the Environmental Metrology and Policy (EMAP) Program at Georgetown University.

August 11, 2017. New Master’s Degree Melds Environmental Measurements Science and Policy. An article about the Environmental Metrology and Policy (EMAP) Program was published on the Georgetown University Graduate School website.

August 11, 2017. The EMAP Program is featured on the Georgetown Global Engagement site. The EMAP Program is featured on the Georgetown Global Engagement site: “Georgetown Offers New Master’s in Environmental Metrology and Policy.”

April 2, 2017. Professor Phil Hagan Participates in the American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting. Representing the EMAP Program, Professor Phil Hagan participated the American Chemical Society (ACS) Annual Meeting’s Networking Social with graduate school recruiters in San Francisco on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

U.S. Senators Announce New Bipartisan Chemistry Caucus

March 28th, 2017

A group of U.S. Senators announced a bipartisan chemistry caucus. Per the news release by the office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), the group that consists of four co-chairs: Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Steve Daines (R-MT), and Gary Peters (D-MI). Additionally, Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Joe Donnelly (D-IN), John Neely Kennedy (R-LA) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) “…will work with their colleagues in the Senate to underscore the importance of employing sound science to create effective public policy and to promote initiatives that encourage the development of chemical manufacturing and a new generation of chemists in the U.S. through world-class education and research programs.” The latter statement fits perfectly with the mission statement of Georgetown’s Environmental Metrology and Policy (EMAP) Program.