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Sharon Tisher writes Op-ed for BDN

Maine should lead Washington on climate policy argue Sharon Tisher and Peter Mills in this recent Op-ed for the Bangor Daily News: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/12/24/opinion/maine-should-lead-washington-on-climate-policy/?ref=search

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Proposal for an undergraduate International Affairs – Economics B.A. degree approved

While focused on international economics and policy, the undergrad program will also offer a strong, interdisciplinary curriculum that includes courses from departments across campus which enables students from diverse disciplines to integrate an international perspective into their studies and future careers.  The curriculum also has a strong emphasis on language and culture training. Degree requirements […]

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Proposed 4 + 1 program for the School of Economics is approved

The 4 + 1 program will recruit many of our best SOE undergraduate students into the SOE graduate program, while saving them time and money.  Juniors accepted into the highly competitive program will start taking graduate courses during their junior and senior years, and be able to count those courses for both their undergrad and […]

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SOE alum Cecilia Clavet is The Nature Conservancy’s new Senior Policy Advisor for the USDA Forest Service and fire issues

Cecilia will develop and coordinate a robust strategy to further the work of the Conservancy’s Restoring America’s Forests Program and related projects through direct interaction with Congressional members and staff, U.S. government agencies, a wide variety of national and regional stakeholders and relevant members of the private sector. She will also be the chief contact […]

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Student Profile: Study Abroad During Summer

This past summer I spent 6 weeks studying in Granada, Spain, and I can say without a thread of doubt that it was one of the scariest, but most rewarding decisions I have ever made. To give you a little background information, I have always had a weak spot for the Spanish language; I fell […]

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Haley Engelberth (MS 2012) gets journal article published in Environmental Research!

Haley’s work studying the effectiveness of Maine CDC’s (Center for Disease Control & Prevention) fish consumption advisory for at-risk women is forthcoming as a research article in the journal Environmental Research Can fish consumption advisories do better? Providing benefit and risk information to increase knowledge. Haley Engelberth,Mario Teisl, Eric Frohmberg, Karyn Butts Kathleen P. Bell, […]

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Dr. Sharon Klein gets new publication accepted

Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water and Land Use for Concentrated Solar Power Plants with Different Energy Backup Systems; by Sharon J.W. Klein and Edward S. Rubin Concentrated solar power (CSP) is unique among intermittent renewable energy options because for the past four years, utility-scale plants have been using an energy storage technology […]

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