Perfect Dam Project

Ph.D. student Andrew Newcomb banks his future on the Future of Dams

Only months after completing his bachelor’s degree at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and fresh from a stint as a field technician for the National Aquatic Monitoring Center based in Utah, Andrew Newcomb had no immediate plans to pursue a post-graduate degree.

Until, that is, he got wind of a Ph.D. research assistant position at UMaine as part of the Mitchell Center-led Future of Dams project. It was a game changer.

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