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Dr. Sharon Klein receives the 2019 Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence

SOE is thrilled to announce that our very own Dr. Sharon Klein is the 2019 recipient of the Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence is Maine Campus Compact’s most prestigious faculty award. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence recognizes faculty who integrate community or […]

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SOE graduate student Angela Hallowell presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC

SOE graduate student Angela Hallowell presented joint work with Dr. Crawley examining gender differences in business ownership at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC SOE graduate student Angela Hallowell presented her paper co-authored with Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley  “Gender Space or Place: What Drives Business Ownership in US […]

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SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented at Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC

SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented joint work with Dr. Crawley assessing state labor markets at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association in Washington, DC SOE graduate student Sarah Welch presented her paper co-authored with Assistant Professor Andrew Crawley  “How do economic cycles affect state-level labor matching efficiencies?” at the58th Annual […]

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SOE students shine at the UMaine Student Symposium

Students from the School of Economics excelled at the 2019 UMaine Student Symposium.  We proudly acknowledge the research accomplishments of these students (and their faculty advisors).  SOE undergraduate students presenting their research at the symposium included: Dominic Gayton (Dr. Angela Daley); Betsy Spear (Dr. Andrew Crawley); Quinn Jones (Dr. Caroline Noblet); Erin Brown (Dr. Caroline Noblet); and Nick Alvarez […]

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Olga Bredikhina recognized for her research of consumers and citizens

Olga Bredikhina, a SOE graduate student, is studying consumer preferences for, and acceptance of aquaculture in Maine. Her research explores consumer preferences for seafood attributes, as well as citizens’ preferences for the proximity of residential property to different types of coastal usages. Olga is collaborating with co-advisors, Dr. Caroline Noblet and Dr. Keith Evans, on […]

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Avery Cole recognized for his research of coastal housing markets

Avery Cole, a SOE graduate student, is studying how large-scale changes in marine aquaculture will impact other coastal resource markets including the housing market. Using housing market data, he and collaborators are looking at what home buyers were willing to pay for properties in communities with aquaculture leases and compared those values to homes in […]

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Dr. Waring gives seminar at the Lorenz Institute in Austria

On Tuesday April 4, 2019, Dr. Tim Waring will deliver a seminar at the Lorenz Institute for the Advanced Study of Complex Natural Systems in Vienna, Austria. The seminar, entitled “The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems” is provides a deep-time, evolutionary perspective on the anthropogenic sustainability crisis, and derives lessons from human evolution to help us […]

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Dr. Klein nominated for Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence

The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence is Maine Campus Compact’s most prestigious faculty award. The Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence recognizes faculty who integrate community or public service into the curriculum and work to institutionalize service-learning. Recipients of the award show clear evidence of reflection, community benefit, and reciprocity with community […]

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Dr. Bell presents research on environmental change and recreation demand

Professor Kathleen Bell presented joint work Assistant Professor Caroline Noblet  “Environmental change and recreation demand: Assessing interactions between beach width and beach recreation demand” at the W4133 (Costs and Benefits of Natural Resources on Public and Private Lands) Annual Meeting, in Santa Fe, New Mexico February 20-22, 2019. Bell and Noblet collaborated with Maine’s Coastal […]

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Mariya Pominova earns prestigious internship with the Federal Reserve Board

SOE graduate student Mariya (Marsha) Pominova will be interning this summer for the International Finance Division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. Mariya’s internship will focus on the development of models to improve understanding and prediction of economic fluctuations. Her prior research experiences, as both a SOE undergraduate and graduate student, strengthened her […]

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