Tag: grad students

eel research

Graduate student studies dams, impact on American Eel

The American eel, Anguilla rostrata, is one of three species of freshwater eels found around the globe and is the only species found in North America. According to the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, the species has survived multiple ice ages and is considered to have the broadest diversity of habitats of any fish species […]

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Work by School of Economics master’s students recognized by USAID, World Learning

Dorina Grezda and Nehat Dobratiqi, two Kosovar students supported by the Transformational Leadership Program — Scholarships and Partnerships (TLP-SP), analyzed data from a survey of Mainers to examine the factors that encourage people’s recycling and other environmental behaviors. Professor Mario Teisl, adviser of the students, presented their work at an UNITWIN/UNESCO-sponsored conference on food waste […]

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Nadir Yildirim

NSF Awards UMaine Grads $225,000 to Create Eco-Friendly Thermal Insulation Foam Board

An Orono-based company founded by two University of Maine graduates has been awarded $224,996 from the National Science Foundation to create a prototype for the first completely eco-friendly thermal insulation foam board. Nadir Yildirim, a graduate of UMaine’s innovation engineering program and current Ph.D. student in the Wood Science and Technology Program in the School […]

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2015 NSFA Graduate Student Awards

The Norris Charles Clements Graduate Student Award—Kaitlyn O’Donnell Kaitlyn O’Donnell is a master’s degree student in entomology who is investigating the recent outbreak of the invasive winter moth, which has been causing severe defoliation of native tree species in southern coastal Maine. Kaitlyn’s advisor says that she is a bright and dedicated student and has […]

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