Undergraduate Program

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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University of Maine announces spring 2018 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,214 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2018 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 40 are EES students. Listed below are EES students who received Dean’s List honors for spring 2018, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point average […]

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Field Study Fund Meets Goal and Honors Alumnus

The EES Field Study Fund campaign, launched in fall of 2017 with the help of a generous matching gift from retired School of Economics faculty and EES founding Undergraduate Coordinator Mark Anderson and his spouse Lorraine Ostergren, has been fully endowed. Thanks to many generous donations from friends, faculty, and alumni of EES, we exceeded […]

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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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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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Houston studies in Chile, lands sustainability job

Emma Houston, B.S. 2017, spent the fall semester in Patagonia, Chile. With Round River Conservation Studies, Emma and her class learned about Patagonia’s natural history and environmental conflicts (such as development of rivers for hydropower) of Patagonia, all while backpacking through this beautiful region. After graduation, Emma will be putting her environmental science degree and […]

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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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Summer Research Roundup

From Colorado to Connecticut, EES undergraduates participated in engaging, relevant jobs and internships summer 2017. Here is a snapshot of what some of our students dug into this summer. Jamie Behan interned with the Waldo County Soil and Water Conservation District in Maine and worked on several projects including identifying and mapping invasive plants and […]

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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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