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Dr. Waring to lead international research group at the Konrad Lorenz Institute

Dr. Tim Waring will lead an international working group to develop evolutionary theory for describing social-ecological system change at the Konrad Lorenz Institute in Austria. The Institute focuses on developing theory that matters in the life and sustainability sciences. Dr. Waring will be leading the research group in tandem with Maja Schlüter, Associate professor at […]

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Experiment suggests co-operatives harbor greater economic altruism than traditional businesses

New research from School of Economics provides experimental evidence that cooperative businesses harbor greater economically relevant behavioral cooperation than comparable businesses. The research, conducted with recent graduate students Ethan Tremblay and Afton Hupper was recently published in the Journal of Co-operative Organization and Management. For the project, the research team conducted behavioral economic experiments with […]

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SOE Graduate Alumna Stephenie MacLagan shares community engagement and solutions insights with UMaine Community

SOE Graduate Alumna Stephenie MacLagan shared valuable insights about engaging with communities and creating opportunities to tackle energy challenges with the UMaine Community on Monday, November 18th. Stephenie spoke in The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions Seminar Series. Through her talk, The Art and Science of Spanning Ten Miles of Ocean for […]

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Eric Miller Teacher's Day Festivity

Update from SOE Fulbright Student Eric Miller

SOE (and SPIA) Graduate Student Eric Miller is settling into his Fulbright Program experience in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, or Laos.  As noted in the UMaine press release last June, ‘The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is named for Sen. J. William Fulbright, who introduced a bill in Congress in 1945 that called for the use […]

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Caroline Noblet

SOE Celebrates Dr. Caroline Noblet’s Promotion to Associate Professor

SOE congratulates Dr. Caroline Noblet on her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure. Dr. Noblet and Director Teisl celebrated Caroline’s numerous accomplishments with President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Dean Servello, and others this week. Dr. Caroline Noblet uses the lens of behavioral and experimental environmental economics to examine pressing environmental issues. As made clear in her application […]

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Drs. Rubin and Bell at ME Climate Kickoff

SOE Faculty Jonathan Rubin and Kathleen P. Bell Tapped to Support ME Climate Council

SOE Faculty Jonathan Rubin and Kathleen P. Bell (and cooperating faculty member Adam Daigneault of SFR) are excited to support the work of Maine’s Climate Council. Drs. Rubin, Bell, and Daigneault attended the Maine Climate Council kick-off meeting on Thursday, September 26, 2019 in Hallowell. The kick-off meeting launched the Maine Climate Council, giving participants […]

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SOE Graduate Student Eric Miller starts Fulbright in Laos

SOE (and SPIA) Graduate Student Eric Miller recently began his Fulbright Program experience in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, or Laos.  As noted in the UMaine press release last June, ‘The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is named for Sen. J. William Fulbright, who introduced a bill in Congress in 1945 that called for the use of […]

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