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College names Saros winner of 2018 Outstanding Research Award

Dr. Jasmine Saros, a professor of paleolimnology and lake ecology in the School of Biology and Ecology, was awarded the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine’s 2018 Outstanding Research Award. The award was presented at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence on April 18. The college also awarded the […]

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From ticks to toxins, symposium explores climate change ramifications

April 24, 2018 University of Maine faculty and graduate students will present wide-ranging research at the 26th annual Harold W. Borns Jr. Symposium that sheds light on how climate change affects the state and its residents. Topics of the emerging climate change studies include whether a temperature-related increase in toxic algal blooms could increase the […]

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CCI well-represented at annual Society for American Archaeology meeting

April 24, 2018 The University of Maine was again well-represented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), held in Washington, D.C. from April 11–15. Alice Kelley, a geoarchaeologist and instructor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, Climate Change Institute (CCI), and Anthropology Department, co-organized the session, “Shell Middens: Formation, […]

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Ice Core, Memory of the Planet – CHATTERMARK – P. Mayewski

A video entitled:  Ice Core, Memory of the Planet featuring the research of Dr. Paul A. Mayewski has been posted on the CHATTERMARK website (https://www.chattermarkproject.com/#/rockland/). Mayewski was interviewed by Caroline Losneck and Shoshannah White from Chattermark in Rockland, Maine. Mayewski has led 55 expeditions to some of the remotest polar and high altitude reaches of […]

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Kayla Greenawalt: Scholar-athlete makes case for protecting the environment

Exploring national parks as a teen during a family cross-country trip made a lasting impression on Kayla Greenawalt. “It made me want to be around that environment and protect the environment,” says the University of Maine ecology and environmental sciences major. Greenawalt, who returned from a research trip to the Falkland Islands with Ph.D. student […]

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