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Lauren Miller

Lauren Miller successfully defends her M.S. Thesis

SOE Graduate Student Lauren Miller successfully defended her M.S. Thesis, Consumer preferences and associated price premiums for agricultural traits in Maine markets, on 4 June 2021. In her thesis research, Lauren examined consumer preferences for agricultural traits such as local and organic foods and assessed the responsiveness of agricultural producers and markets to these preferences. […]

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Caroline Noblet

Caroline Noblet and colleagues studying PFAS management issues in Maine

Dr. Caroline Noblet, Associate Professor in the School of Economics, and colleagues are actively studying management issues associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Maine. Dr. Noblet is part of an interdisciplinary research team based in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions that is conducting research to identify sources of and […]

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Congratulations Graduating SOE Students !

Congratulations University of Maine graduates, and caps off to you. The School of Economics (SOE) celebrates the accomplishments of our graduating students. Bravo. Your hard work, especially during the pandemic, inspired us all. We are very proud of your achievements, wish you all the best, and encourage you to stay in touch. To access University […]

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Nick Alvarez named Outstanding Graduate Student in the School of Economics

Nick Alvarez is the 2021Outstanding Graduate Student in the School of Economics (SOE). Nick earned this honor by achieving academic excellence, making significant research contributions, and strengthening our teaching & mentoring programs. Impressively, Nick has completed considerable research as part of his Master’s program. He has made important contributions to multiple externally-funded research projects based […]

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SOE faculty celebrate accomplishments of graduating students

The SOE faculty is very proud of the accomplishments of our graduating students. As many of our graduating students donned regalia for the socially-distanced stagewalks and virtual graduating hooding ceremonies, we hosted the SOE Celebration of Student Success. The socially-distanced event held outside Winslow Hall allowed faculty to say goodbye and wish students well in person. […]

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Caroline Noblet

Dr. Caroline Noblet receives funding to launch interdisciplinary undergraduate research collaborative

SOE Associate Professor Caroline Noblet recently received funding to launch the Rural Community Resilience Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Collaborative. Dr. Noblet designed the collaborative in response to The University of Maine System Research Reinvestment Fund (RRF) Rural Health and Wellbeing Grand Challenge. She is leading a project team of faculty and research partners, which includes multiple […]

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Travis Blackmer

Travis Blackmer’s research on recycling food waste supports pilot project in Winslow

SOE faculty-member Travis Blackmer is collaborating with Susanne Lee (formerly with the Maine Business School) and other UMaine colleagues on food waste recycling research. The research team, based in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, recently partnered with the Town of Winslow (Maine) to inform their new community food recycling drop-off site. […]

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Simona Mitevska

Simona Mitevska earns 2021 Graduate Student Employee of the Year Award

The SOE Community congratulates graduate student Simona Mitevska for being named UMaine’s 2021 Graduate Student Employee of the Year. Simona, a dual-degree graduate student in Economics and Global Policy, earned this award for her exceptional performance as a teaching assistant. In addition to her outstanding performance as a teaching assistant, Simona is a graduate student […]

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SOE Students Present at the 2021 UMaine Student Research & Creativity Symposium

Multiple SOE students presented at today’s 2021 UMaine Student Research & Creativity Symposium. Both graduate and undergraduate students shared their economics research with the campus community and beyond. For example, SOE undergraduate student William Somes shared his economics research on the household impacts of the Transportation and Climate Initiative Program. William is mentored by Professor […]

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