October 28, 2015: “Sustainability: UMaine Research and Impact.”

In the last decade, UMaine has emerged as a national and international leader in tackling sustainability challenges that involve intersecting economic, social, and environmental issues.  Faculty panelists discussed how UMaine’s sustainability research makes a difference for citizens, business, and government.

  • David D. Hart, Ph.D., Director, Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions
  • Caroline L. Noblet, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Economics
  • Kate Beard-Tisdale, Ph.D., Professor, Spatial Information Science and Engineering
  • Spencer Meyer, ’14 Ph.D., NatureNet Fellow, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and The Nature Conservancy

March 31, 2015: “Growth in UMaine’s Research Enterprise: Impact on Faculty, Students and Alumni”

Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Carol Kim, Ph.D. gave an inspiring talk on UMaine’s growing research enterprise and described how hands-on research opportunities have transformed the education and subsequent careers of UMaine students.