News & Events

Anderson Kick Starts Field Study Fund

A generous contribution from retired School of Economics faculty member and EES founding Undergraduate Coordinator and Instructor Mark Anderson and his spouse Lorraine Ostergren has helped launch the EES Field Study Fund. Anderson and Ostergren have generously offered to match every donation — up to $5,000 — that comes to UMaine in support of the […]

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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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EES Undergraduate Student Cassandra Carroll Interviewed by Maine Public Radio

Cassie Carroll, an EES undergraduate student, was featured on Maine Public Radio in a discussion about the University’s switch to ESG investing principles and her student organization’s involvement in the decision to switch the investment policy. Cassie also interviewed with several other news providers. Links to these interviews are provided below. Maine Public Radio Segment Interview on Good […]

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EES Student Afton Hupper Recognized as the 2017 Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

Afton Hupper has been named an Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. Afton is an Honors student majoring in ecology and environmental sciences, with a concentration in sustainability, environmental policy and natural resource management, and a minor in sustainable food systems. Her many academic honors include a Boyle Associates Scholarship […]

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24% of EES Students Receive Deans List Honors for Fall 2016

Listed below are EES students who received Dean’s List honors for fall 2016, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Jamie Behan Matthew Bonner Kathleen Brown Chantal Bussiere Caroline Carrigan Cassandra Carroll Evan Cedrone Thomas Conroy Elizabeth Damon Zachary Davis Samantha Duff Samuel […]

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Correll Fellowship Funding Available for Graduate Students

This summer, EES will again be offering the Correll Fellowship for one graduate student over the summer (June-August, $5000).  The funding is intended for students who plan to defend before the beginning of the fall semester but do not have financial support for the summer. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume […]

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EES Photo Contest – Get Clicking!

2017 Photo Contest We are looking for photos displaying the exciting work of EES students—research, field trips, jobs and internships—everything!  Please submit photos that illustrate what life as an EES student is like.  Prizes from EES will be awarded to the entrants of the first, second, and third place photos. We request entries from both […]

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EES Students to Present at Graduate Student Research Awards Competition March 3

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture is hosting the 2017 Graduate Student Research Awards Competition on March 3rd, in Room 57 of Stodder Hall. EES graduate students Brianne DuClos, Kisei Tanaka, Jack McLachlan will present their research, in addition to nine other grad students in the college. Please attend if you can!   […]

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EES Director Nelson Featured in UMaine Today

EES Director Sarah Nelson’s research was featured in the latest issue of UMaine Today Magazine. The Article “A century in Acadia” highlights Nelson’s Dragonfly Mercury Research Project. In fact, each of the research projects featured in the article are the work of EES affiliated faculty.  Read and enjoy! A century in Acadia

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