News & Events

2008 John F. Boyle Prize

The John F. Boyle Prize is awarded annually to the top graduating Senior in the Ecology & Environmental Sciences Program.  The 2008 winner was Abigail Bline of Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire.  Abby’s concentration in the program is Resource and Environmental Policy and her academic advisor is Professor Mario Teisl of the School of Economics.

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2006 John F. Boyle Prize

April 26,2006 Erica Bickford from Kittery Point, Maine and Julia McGuire of Augusta, Maine were honored with the John F. Boyle Prize.  This award recognizes the top students graduating from the EES program.  Erica and Julia are both members ofPhi Beta Kappa and are in the UMaine Honors College.  Erica’s concentration in EES is Wetland […]

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Julia McGuire – Udall Scholar

Julia (center) with her parents at a reception in Colvin Hall, home of the UMaine Honors College. Julia McGuire, of Augusta, Maine, was awarded a 2005 Morris K. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship.  These highly competitive national scholarships are awarded to “college sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated outstanding potential and a commitment to pursuing careers related to […]

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Brooke Halgren – German Study Scholarship

Brooke Halgren, Senior in EES, was awarded a German Study Scholarship by the German Academic Exchange Service to carry out research for her capstone (in EES and in German) in Germany this spring.  Her project is entitled, “Ernst Haeckel Biologist and Artist:  Contributions to Evolutionary Biology.”  The exchange service, know by its German acronym as the […]

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New Dunham Scholarship Endowed

We are excited to announce that the former Dean of the College, Wallace C. Dunham, and his wife, Janet S. Dunham, have endowed a new scholarship for the EES program through the University of Maine Foundation.  The Wallace C. and Janet S. Dunham Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program Scholarship will be awarded to incoming students “…who demonstrate academic […]

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