News and Announcements

SBE Scholarship and Award Winners 2020

Congratulations to this year’s SBE scholarship and award winners! Academic Awards – Highest GPA: First Year Emma Downing Liv Fitzpatrick Casey Kneissler Kaitlin Liu Samantha Reimer Ross Sousa Willow Rain Throckmorton-Hansford Maria Vina Lopez Myky Hong Weinstein Second Year Devon Varney Junior Claire Schaffer Senior Kaylee Brann Academic Achievement Award: Ryan LaGross Auburn E. and […]

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Biology major Katie Tims featured in article about research on Maine’s food waste challenges

Undergraduate Biology student Katie Tims is featured in an article recently posted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainable Solutions. The article, “Helping Maine Businesses Find Food Waste Solutions” focuses on Katie’s work researching potential solutions for reducing food waste in Maine, keeping organics out of landfills, and addressing food insecurity. Congratulations, Katie!

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Caleigh Charlebois awarded the Goldwater Scholarship

Congratulations to Caleigh Charlebois, an NSFA junior in Zoology and Professional Writing and Honors student! Caleigh has been awarded the Goldwater Scholarship. This $7,500 award is given to undergraduate sophomores or juniors with strong research experience who plan to continue their careers with a Ph.D.  Read the press release here.

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Spring Seminars have been cancelled for the rest of this semester

Due to COVID-19 precautions and the University of Maine campuses transitioning to online-only for the spring, the rest of the 2020 Spring Seminars have been cancelled. We are hoping to reschedule as many as possible for future semesters. Please check back for any future updates to this status. Thank you.

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UMaine and UMM Community Health Update (from the UMaine President’s Office)

Per President Joan Ferrini-Mundy’s email sent at 4:20 pm on 3/11/20: “Dear colleagues, students and community members at the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias: “Today, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, prompting the University of Maine System to transition to remote instruction for classes on all campuses […]

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Assistant Professor Jared Talbot nominated for the Chi-Bin Chien Award

Assistant Professor Jared Talbot has been nominated for the Chi-Bin Chien Award, the new investigator award for the International Zebrafish Society. The award recognizes outstanding graduate students, postdoctoral trainees, or recently-appointed faculty members from any country who have made significant contributions to the field of zebrafish research and have exhibited the generosity and openness that […]

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