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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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Climate change resilience research receives $150K NIFA grant

EES affiliated faculty member Sandra De Urioste-Stone, assistant professor of nature-based tourism, was recently awarded a $150K grant by the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The focus of the study is increasing understanding of the impacts of climate change on forest ecosystems, and on the industry and communities that […]

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Michaela Murray, a rising senior in EES, recently attended the joint conference of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) in Madison, Wisconsin. This year’s theme was “Agroecoprospect: The Politics of Integrating Values, Food, and Farming” and also featured dozens of presentations relating […]

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Research team led by Gardner and Sponarski awarded $1.17 million to protect Maine forest workers from tick-borne diseases

MaineBiz recently reported that a research project led by EES faculty affiliates Allison Gardner, an assistant professor of arthropod vector biology with the School of Biology and Ecology, and Carly Sponarski, an assistant professor of human dimensions of wildlife and fisheries conservation with the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology, has been awarded $1.17 […]

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