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May named 2019 Gould Award winner

Janet May, coordinator of transition and adults in the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies at the University of Maine, is the 2019 recipient of the Steve Gould Award. The annual award is presented to members of the UMaine community who have, by their conduct, demonstrated superior qualities of unselfishness and compassion in the […]

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Lee receives inaugural Outstanding Research Administration Award

Betty Lee, assistant director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute (CCI), is the recipient of the first Outstanding Research Administration Award, recognizing distinguished service by staff who support advancement of UMaine’s research enterprise. The award will be presented April 23 at the Employee Recognition and Awards Luncheon. It was created this year by […]

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Courtney Hatton

Courtney Hatton overcomes obstacles, writes her own success story

Courtney Hatton will earn her undergraduate degree in biology May 11 at the University of Maine. She started college 11 years ago. Along the way, she’s encountered obstacles. The last two years at UMaine, the native of Molunkus, Maine has simultaneously worked as many as eight part-time jobs while carrying a full course load. And […]

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2019 Presidential Awardees named

The founding director of the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center), an innovative lecturer who teaches undergraduate mathematics courses, and a researcher in paleolimnology and lake ecology are the recipients of the University of Maine’s top faculty honors this year. Susan McKay, RiSE Center director and professor of physics, will receive the […]

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Study finds changing dissolved organic carbon in Maine lakes key to maintaining drinking water quality

Monitoring concentrations of dissolved organic carbon in Maine lakes before and after severe rainstorms could inform management strategies to help ensure consistent, high-quality drinking water, according to University of Maine researchers. In their study, working with local drinking water districts, Kate Warner and Jasmine Saros, researchers in UMaine’s Climate Change Institute and the School of […]

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Hill, Rose receive top employee awards

Two of the University of Maine’s top employee awards have been awarded to Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) administrative specialist Sheri Hill, and National Poetry Foundation and University of Maine Press publications specialist Betsy Rose. Hill will receive the 2019 Outstanding Classified Employee Award. Rose will receive the 2019 Outstanding Professional Employee Award. The […]

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Meet UMaine’s 2019 Outstanding Graduating Students

Ten undergraduates have been named 2019 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Among them is Anna Eliza Souza Cunha, the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and the 2019 salutatorian. The Outstanding Graduating Students will be honored at UMaine’s 217th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 11. […]

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