Winnipeg Sun profiles Outstanding Graduating Student from Canada
Winnipeg Sun reported Shayla Kleisinger, of Winnipeg, Canada, has been named the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Engineering at the University of Maine. Kleisinger is a biomedical engineering major with a minor in nanotechnology. As a member of the swimming and diving team, she was named to the 2016–17 America East All-Academic Team. Kleisinger is a member of the All Maine Women honor society, vice president of the UMaine chapter of Active Minds, a peer tutor and a teacher in the Black Bear Swim School. She also has been involved in research on campus, working in the Howell Biointerface and Biomimetics Laboratory and participating in an interdisciplinary project through the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. Kleisinger plans to pursue a job in biomedical technology and attend graduate school.