Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

A large black coral along the edge of a very steep cliff that was heavily encrusted with coral and sponges.

Waller to lead NOAA exploration of underwater mountains

This summer, Rhian Waller will return to an area of the Atlantic Ocean that she last explored 16 years ago. And she’s inviting everyone interested in the deep sea and deep sea animals to watch the underwater discoveries with her in real time. In 2005, Waller was a postdoctoral fellow at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution […]

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Paloma Henriques

Henriques named 2021 Switzer Fellow

Paloma Henriques, a marine policy master’s student at the University of Maine has been awarded a 2021 Switzer Fellowship by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.  Henriques, a marine policy master’s student in the School of Marine Sciences, is advised by Joshua Stoll. Her research is focused on creating alternatives to sustainability certifications that serve […]

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BDN talks with UMaine researchers about state’s reuse economy

The Bangor Daily News talked with Brie Berry, Cindy Isenhour and Jen Bonnet for a story about the thriving reuse culture in Maine. Berry is a Ph.D. student in anthropology and environmental policy at the University of Maine; Isenhour is an associate professor of anthropology, and Bonnet is a social sciences librarian.

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Morning Ag highlights forestry research awards to UMaine faculty

Morning Ag Clips reported that three University of Maine faculty in the School of Forest Resources have received grants from the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) to support forestry related research. Daniel Hayes, the Barbara Wheatland Associate Professor of Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing, will develop a carbon budget for the forest sector of Maine, […]

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McKee talks with News Center about summer government internship program

Peggy McKee, a research associate at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center (MCSPC) at the University of Maine, talked with News Center Maine about the Center’s summer program that supports 35 college students working as interns with state, county and municipal governments. The Bangor Daily News and the Penobscot Bay Pilot also reported on the internship program.

Read more covers BioME awards to UMaine students reported that Avery Bond and Michael Wilczek, doctoral students in molecular and biomedical sciences at University of Maine, were honored at the 2021 Bioscience Association of Maine Student Showcase. Bond and Wilczek took first and third, respectively, in a three-minute pitch competition among graduate and undergraduate students. Both students are advised by Melissa Maginnis, […]

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Sullivan named NSFA associate dean

Susan Sullivan has been named associate dean for academics of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine, succeeding George Criner on Aug. 1. Criner, who served as associate dean for six years, will return to his faculty position following a leave of absence. “Dr. Sullivan has an established record […]

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