Student profile

Angus Koller

Social media spotlight: Angus Koller

Hometown: Monmouth, Maine This summer, a senior chemistry major Angus Koller interned in the American Chemical Society Summer School in Nuclear and Radiochemistry at San Jose State University, and was named the program’s Outstanding Student. “I love chemistry because I’ve always been curious about the world around me, and chemistry gives us an amazing insight into […]

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Sarah Boomer

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Hometown: Hampden, Maine Sarah Boomer, a senior nursing major who will graduate in December plans to work in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or as a labor and delivery nurse. She hopes to find a job in the Portland or Bangor area. “Nursing is in my blood. My mom is a neonatal nurse practitioner, […]

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Alex Kenney

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Hometown: Scituate, Massachusetts Alex Kenney, a sophomore music education major with a vocal concentration, was born in Vienna, Austria. He’s also lived in Russia and Kazakhstan. This summer, Kenney interned at the Latvian Academy of Culture through the American Latvian Association in Riga, Latvia. “Music has been a part of me my whole life. Ever […]

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Max Mauro

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Hometown: Milford, Connecticut Max Mauro is a junior environmental sciences major with a concentration in sustainability, environmental policy, and natural resource management. This summer, when he interned at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration campus in Milford, he shared a bit about working on “The GoPro Project,” which involved monitoring fish activity in the Long […]

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Sarah Wagner

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Hometown: Westbrook, Maine Sarah Wagner is a rising senior majors in communications and history, and a member of UMaine’s chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s honor society. This summer, she’s interning with Broadreach Public Relations in Portland. “Communication studies are essentially universal and can be utilized in many different careers. After an […]

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Corrina Oakley

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Hometown: Bradford, Vermont The rising third-year student majors in marine sciences with a concentration in biology and minors in zoology. This summer, she’s interning with White Shark Africa, a research, conservation and ecotourism company. “The desire to be a young woman in STEM research has always driven me to never stop learning and to never […]

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Laura Paye

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Hometown: Westfield, Massachusetts Laura Paye is a rising senior is pursuing degrees in marine science and environmental science. This summer, she’s taking part in the eight-week NASA Student Airborne Research Program. “I spent two weeks in Palmdale, California participating in airborne missions at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. I was on three flights, going all […]

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Barbara Clewley and Martha Gladstone

UMaine doctoral students team up to direct STEM summer camp in Bangor

Barbara Clewley and Martha Gladstone bleed University of Maine blue. The longtime educators both have multiple degrees from UMaine, and are currently pursuing doctoral studies in prevention and intervention studies through the College of Education and Human Development. Gladstone and Clewley met about seven years ago as members of an educational leadership cohort at the […]

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Abby Elkins

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Hometown: Hampden, Maine Abby Elkins is a third-year elementary education student interning with EPSCoR this summer. “I’ve always loved going to school and had a passion for learning. My teachers always inspired me, and I wanted to be able to give back and teach future generations. I love helping others and teaching new things. This […]

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