Graduate Program

Graduate Profile: Anthony Sutton

Anthony Sutton What year & semester did you begin EES graduate studies? Fall 2015 What degree are you pursuing? Ph.D. Who are your academic advisors? John Daigle. What prior degrees do you have? B.A. in History and M.A. in Communication Why did you choose to attend grad school at UMaine? Why did you choose EES? […]

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UMaine Graduate School announces 2018 fellowship award competitions

The UMaine Graduate School has just released the announcement for the 2018 fellowship award competitions. The first set of these (Waldron and Hunter fellowships) are due in December.  It should be emphasized that you must be nominated by EES to be considered for these awards.  This means I need to have all the packets before the nomination deadline in […]

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Hamish Greig named EES Assistant Director, Graduate Coordinator

EES is happy to announce that Dr. Hamish Greig joined its leadership team. Greig started a three-year term as the EES Assistant Director and Graduate Coordinator in September. An Assistant Professor of Stream Ecology at UMaine, his research studies how environmental gradients influence community structure and function. Many of his graduate students are pursuing EES […]

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EES alumna CJ Langley named Schoodic Institute Chief of Staff

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park President Don Kent has announced the appointment of CJ Langley as Schoodic Institute Chief of Staff, effective September 10, 2018. In her new role, Ms. Langley will advise the President and CEO on strategies to enhance the operating efficiency of Schoodic Institute. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Langley served […]

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Eos: Earth and Space Science News reports on study by EES grad student

 Eos: Earth and Space Science News reported on a study led by Amanda Gavin, an ecology and environmental sciences graduate student at the University of Maine. The study investigated the effects of acid rain and climate change on freshwater lakes. The researchers analyzed a subset of high-elevation Maine lakes, which are more sensitive to environmental change […]

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EES welcomes new faculty

EES is pleased to announce that seven faculty members from a range of academic units across campus joined EES as affiliated faculty in the 2017-2018 academic year. They are Damian Brady, Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences, School of Marine Sciences; Adam Daigneault, Assistant Professor of Forest, Conservation, and Recreation Policy, School of Forest Resources; Bridie McGreavy, Assistant […]

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Master’s student DeFranco awarded Canadian-American Center Fellowships

Master’s student Elyse DeFranco was recently awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) from UMaine’s Canadian-American Center.  She is spending the first weeks of summer in a French language immersion course at the Université Laval in Quebec City to prepare for her fieldwork for her Master’s thesis later this summer. She also received an […]

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EES students recognized at spring awards ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our award winners for their scholarly achievements! Over 30 outstanding EES undergraduate and graduate students were honored at award ceremonies across campus this spring. EES granted scholarships to the following students at a special Scholarship and Leadership celebration on April 17: Val Watson received The John F. Boyle Prize in Ecology […]

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EES Students Earn Scholarships and Awards

EES undergraduate and graduate students were honored at award ceremonies across campus this spring.  At the Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture Scholarship Recognition Banquet on April 26, the following students received awards: Afton Hupper – Frank B. and Charles S. Bickford Memorial Prize Brianne Du Clos – Norris Charles Clements Graduate Student Award Fred Griffee […]

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