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Congratulations to SOE M.S. Graduate Abby Leidenfrost

The School of Economics (SOE) congratulates M.S. student Abby Leidenfrost on her successful completion of graduate studies in Economics. Abby is pursuing a career in Data Science with a focus in applying machine learning algorithms to behavioral data. We are very proud of her accomplishments, wish her all the best in the years ahead, and […]

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Congratulations to SOE M.S. Graduate Katherine Follansbee

The School of Economics (SOE) congratulates M.S. student Katherine Follansbee on her successful completion of graduate studies in Economics. As a National Science Foundation fellow, Katherine studied agritourism in the Arctic and spent a month doing fieldwork in Greenland in June of 2022. Katherine also served as VP and social coordinator of the School of […]

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Conway presents research at the 2023 Maine Economics Conference

SOE undergraduate student Kjersti Conway presented her research done in collaboration with Dr. Kelsi Hobbs at the 2023 Maine Economics Conference. She presented her work, Food Insecurity and Food Allergies, in the student poster session. The Maine Economics Conference, organized by Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, and University of Maine, was held at Bates […]

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Mollner wins graduate student research award at 2023 Maine Economics Conference

SOE graduate student McK Mollner won the graduate student research award at the 2023 Maine Economics Conference. The Maine Economics Conference, organized by Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, and University of Maine, was held at Bates College on Saturday, April 15th. Mollner shared their research done in collaboration with Devin Rowe, Angela Mech, and […]

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Conway will present research at the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium

SOE undergraduate student Kjersti Conway will share her research done in collaboration with Dr. Kelsi Hobbs at the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS23). She will present her work, Food Insecurity and Food Allergies, in the student poster session.  We invite the SOE Community to attend the symposium and visit her research poster (# 815). Advanced […]

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SOE Student Bruce Wyatt presents Honor’s Thesis at Student Symposium

SOE undergraduate student Bruce Wyatt will share his Honor’s Thesis research done in collaboration with his advisor Dr. Caroline Noblet at the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS23). Bruce will share his work Citizen Perceptions of the Sustainability of Marine Aquaculture.  We invite the SOE Community to attend the symposium and visit this research poster (# […]

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Zimmerman and Shea will present research at the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium

SOE graduate student Charity Zimmerman and undergraduate student Molly Shea will share their research done in collaboration with Dr. Caroline Noblet at the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS23). The team will present their work, Citizen Preferences for Addressing PFAS: Factors Affecting Willingness to Contribute.  We invite the SOE Community to attend the symposium and visit […]

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SOE faculty and students host sessions and present research at the Maine Sustainability and Water Conference

SOE faculty and students helped contribute to the 2023 Maine Sustainability and Water Conference held in Augusta, Maine on March 30th. Dr. Sharon Klein hosted the Maine Community Resilience Partnership: Supporting Local Climate and Energy Action session, which welcomed Maine community leaders (municipal & tribal government officials and citizens), Service Providers, and Regional Coordinators who […]

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Bell, Klein, and Cotton represent SOE and NSFA at Hall of Flags Event

Professor Kathleen Bell, Associate Professor Sharon Klein, and Graduate Student Researcher Ben Cotton recently represented the School of Economics (SOE) and College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, & Agriculture (NSFA) at the Maine State House in Augusta. The Hall of Flags Event, which took place on Thursday, March 23rd, celebrated the contributions of NSFA, the Maine […]

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Noblet, Zimmerman, and Shea honored for solutions-oriented PFAS Research

Dr. Caroline Noblet, Graduate Student Charity Zimmerman and Undergraduate Researcher Molly Shea are part of the Mitchell Center’s interdisciplinary PFAS Research Initiative which recently received the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions Award for Outstanding contribution toward the development of a solution by a research team. Noblet, Zimmerman, and Shea collaborated on research examining Maine residents’ baseline […]

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