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2022 MSF – Call for Ideas!

   2022 MSF – Call for Ideas! We have begun planning for the in-person return of the Maine Science Festival in March 16-20, 2022, as long as it is safe to do so. And we need your help! We’re looking for your ideas to showcase Maine science at the 2022 Maine Science Festival. Forums, talks, workshops, […]

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WABI’s Owen Kingsley airs coverage of last weekend’s SBE BioBlitz

View the video at https://www.wabi.tv/2021/09/18/umaine-students-host-bioblitz-campus-discover-animal-plant-life/ UMaine students host BioBlitz on campus to discover animal and plant life By Owen Kingsley Published: Sep. 18, 2021 at 7:29 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 18, 2021 at 7:33 PM EDT ORONO, Maine (WABI) – Did you know many different species live on the UMaine campus? Students and members of the community have […]

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SBE Lecturer Dr. Julia McGuire receives Davis Educational Foundation funding in recognition of her innovative work in coordinating and teaching BIO 100 labs

The University of Maine was awarded a $25,000 Presidential Grant by the Davis Educational Foundation in the summer of 2021 to support initiatives  in preparation for fall teaching — Teaching Labs Remotely and a Faculty Ambassador Program. Dr. McGuire’s hard work to develop innovative approaches to teaching the BIO 100 lab remotely this fall was […]

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SBE’s Fall 2021 Seminar Series starts on Friday, September 3

After a year of Zoom-only seminars, for Fall 2021 we are returning to in-person seminars in 102 Murray Hall. Join us at 2 pm on Friday, September 3, for Newbie Faculty Narratives! SBE’s newer faculty members (those who’ve joined us since 2019) will give brief talks. Featuring Angela Mech, Dudu Meireles, Matt Chatfield, Erin Grey, […]

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