News & Events

EES Graduate Students Receive Awards

EES graduate students have been receiving some well-deserved recognition. The Center of Undergraduate Research (CUGR) hosted its annual symposium at the Bangor Cross Insurance Center April 10. Graduate students Jennifer Smith-Mayo, Rafa Tasnim and Joe Mohan won the Graduate Interdisciplinary Research Poster Award. Isaac Sheppard and Catherine Hamley received Chase Distinguished Research Fellowships, which are […]

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EES Faculty Member Updates

EES Faculty members are on the move. Dr. Hamish Greig, our Assistant Director and Graduate Coordinator, was awarded promotion and tenure in the School of Biology and Ecology. Congratulations, Associate Professor Greig! Dr. Katharine Ruskin, EES lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator, was awarded the 2019 Second Century Stewardship Fellowship. This program was launched by the National […]

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Hillis is Manomet’s Next Generation Scholar for 2019

EES is proud to announce Cole Hillis as Manomet’s Next Generation Scholar for 2019. He placed first at the U360 internship’s capstone event in Boston, where the winner competes for $1000 scholarship in front of a panel of expert judges. The internship focuses on sustainability and small business practices and immersing its students into real-world […]

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EES Students Recognized at 3rd Annual Scholarship & Leadership Event

The 3rd Annual EES Scholarship and Leadership Celebration was held on Tuesday, April 16 at Stodder Hall.  Undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty were recognized.  The Boyle Prize for the top graduating senior was awarded to Michaela Murray. Four Stantec Scholarships were awarded to Madeleine DeMoranville, Nathaniel Burke, Job Rheinhardt, and Patrick Hurley. […]

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EES Internship Profile: Cole Hillis

Cole Hillis is a double major in Economics and Ecology and Environmental Sciences with a concentration in Sustainability, Natural Resource Management & Environmental Policy. He is currently an intern at Manomet in the U360 Small Business and Sustainability Practices Program. Manomet is a non-profit organization that strives to make the world a better place by using science, while […]

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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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