Colleen Mayberry: Graduate Research Excellence Award

The Graduate Research Excellence Award recognizes a student who has an exemplary record of research and scholarly activity. Colleen Mayberry is the recipient of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture’s Graduate Research Excellence Award. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in microbiology. Her advisor is Melissa Maginnis, associate professor of microbiology in the Department […]

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New Faculty: Amanda Henderson

Amanda Henderson recently joined the School of Nursing as the director of the Nursing Learning Resource Center and a lecturer. Why UMaine? It’s home to me. What has your journey been to this point? Once I arrived at UMaine, I never left. Completing my course work (BSN, MSN) and previous employment experiences here. Please tell […]

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New Faculty: Thomas F. P. Wiesen

Thomas F. P. Wiesen  recently joined the School of Economics as an Assistant Professor of Macroeconomics. Why UMaine? Maine has an outstanding quality of life. The students here are dedicated. And UMaine is an excellent place to conduct scholarly research. I am proud to be working for Maine’s flagship research university. What has your journey […]

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New Faculty: Jonathan Malacarne

Jonathan Malacarne recently joined the School of Economics as an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics. Why UMaine? The School of Economics has dynamic students and an active, inquisitive faculty who are a pleasure to work with. What has your journey been to this point? I did my undergrad in economics at the University of Virginia. […]

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New Faculty: Sean Sibley

Sean Sibley recently joined the School of Nursing as a Lecturer. Why UMaine? UMaine raised me! I grew up in the area and knew I wanted to provide healthcare to my community. I have been afforded many opportunities to advance my knowledge and career from my network at UMaine. I love the collegial atmosphere and […]

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Portrait of Sue Ishaq

New Faculty: Sue Ishaq

Sue Ishaq recently joined the School of Food and Agriculture as an Assistant Professor of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Why UMaine? I love the area, and I love the spirit of collaboration on campus, especially when it comes to connecting back to the state and putting our research into practice. Please tell us about your […]

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Man in jacket and hat in front of a lake surrounded by a forest.

Forestry alum Thröstur Eysteinsson on transforming Iceland’s landscapes

Thröstur Eysteinsson ’90 (M.S.), ’92 (Ph.D.) spent his childhood exploring Iceland’s bountiful natural world. His grandfathers were active volunteers in Iceland’s forestry societies, which he later joined while working as a high school science teacher. As he learned more about the history of forestry in Iceland, his interest grew, so much so that he quit […]

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College announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine recognized 782 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2019 semester. The following students received Dean’s List honors for spring 2019, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. […]

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Diver surveys coral reef in the tropical waters off the Dominican Republic.

Coral detectives: Steneck, student team study reef health in Dominican Republic

The coast of the Dominican Republic is home to coral reefs, the world’s most biodiverse marine ecosystems. But the reefs are rapidly degrading, threatened by the effects of climate change, overfishing and other human activities. University of Maine researcher Bob Steneck and UMaine students traveled there May 12–25 to collect data, increase knowledge and diagnose […]

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Portrait of Bailey West

Bailey West: Biochemistry major to study in Ireland as Mitchell Peace Scholar

Bailey West, a biochemistry major at the University of Maine, has been awarded a George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship and will study abroad in Ireland for a semester as part of the student exchange program. The competitive merit-based scholarship is made possible by an agreement between Maine and Ireland for a student exchange at the university level. […]

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