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“The Atlantic” features Grad Student Greg LeClair ‘s “Big Night”

Greg LeClair, a graduate student at the University of Maine, leads The Big Night, a citizen science initiative in Maine through which volunteers tally up migrating frogs and salamanders and escort them across roads. This spring, he assumed that coronavirus concerns would shut down the project; instead, he rallied more participants than ever. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/07/pandemic-roadkill/613852/

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UMaine has a Return to Campus website for updates and information

Please visit the UMaine Return to Campus website for the latest information for students, faculty, and staff as it becomes available. Like the UMaine and UMM COVID-19 website, this Return to Campus site will be a go-to resource, complete with a phone number and email address where you can request more information.

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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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