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Amber Rowley: Inspired by Psychology
Studies, UMaine alumnus influence scholarship recipient
Amber Rowley
Amber Smith: Making a Difference Through Engineering
UMaine senior on team designing disposable device to help decrease spread of HIV in Africa.
Audrey Cross, Ashley Thibeault and Danielle Walczak
New program allows Honors College students, faculty to work toward same goal of creating sustainable food systems.
Food System
Being There
Engineering students, alumni mentors know the difference internships and co-ops make in academic and professional careers.
Ben McNaboe: Coming Together Through Music
UMaine student to present concert featuring 90 musicians, vocalists to raise money for School of Performing Arts.
Benjamin Pohl: Cooking Up a Tasty Career
From cooking lobsters to concocting confections, student Benjamin Pohl says food science is never boring.
Ben Pohl
Caitlin Cleaver: UMaine Graduate Student Awarded $15,000 Fellowship
For Cleaver, effective marine management melds science, policy, fishing industry.
Cleaver Small
Christopher Burns: Working with Picasso
Student gains unique perspective on some of the finest pieces at the UMaine Museum of Art.
David Grant: Touring Technology
Google Glass gives UMaine sophomore a unique perspective.
Danielle Walczak: Writing for Environmental Change
Third-year journalism student with minors in sustainable food systems and creative writing aims to make a difference in through writing.
Emily and Jared Duggan: Encouraging Education
Siblings bond with local youth through UMaine’s Black Bear Mentor program.
Emma Wilson: From Intern to Manager
Recent UMaine graduate turns Innovate for Maine fellowship into full-time job at Orono business.
Ethan Tremblay: An Opportunistic Explorer
UMaine student, Division of Marketing and Communications intern, intrigued by the field of law.
Chemical engineering undergrad nationally recognized for her research.
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Frances Foehrenbach: Engineering Positive Impacts
UMaine mechanical engineering student part of team that converted a  snowmobile to run on compressed natural gas.
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Hannah Loring: Structuring Strength
UMaine grad student developing more affordable option for state to reinforce aging bridges.
Ian Jones: Diving into Research
Marine sciences major studying seahorse aquaculture and ocean acidification effects on lobster larvae.
Jacob Eddy and Brianne Du Clos: Bees and Barrens
Fieldwork focuses on bee species diversity in habitats near blueberry fields.
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Jeffrey Dubois: Trapping Green Crabs
Student researching best way to capture invasive creatures at UMaine’s Darling Marine Center.
John and Christine Carney: Cut Out for Business
Two UMaine students develop quirky cupcake toppers, jewelry with the help of the Foster Center.
Jonathan Torsch: Stepping Up to the Challenge
Electrical engineering technology major, community college standout continuing education at UMaine.
Kaitlyn Feeney: Savoring Sweet Research Opportunities
Student follows up her study on maple syrup with an internship at a chocolate factory.
Kathleen Crosby: Playing With Food Leads to Serious Science
From the wharf to the kitchen to the laboratory, Kathleen Crosby combines her love of experimenting in the kitchen with her love of science — and Maine.
Kathleen Crosby
Kimberly Dao: Bound for Medical School
Senior Kimberly Dao of Saco plans to eventually practice family medicine in Maine, a career that combines her love of healing and helping with the ability to have long-term physician-patient relationships.
Kim Dao
Kristine Hoffmann: Pooling Resources
Doctoral research focuses on the favorite sites of the blue-spotted salamander.
Liam and Logan Nee: Double Majors
Twin brothers find their independent paths — and their compatibility — at UMaine.
Maria NeCastro: Combining Journalistic Passions
UMaine student, Division of Marketing and Communications intern exploring muckraking, public relations for Honors College thesis.
Matt Dexter: Rubber Meets the Road
Junior Matthew Dexter organizes Eastern Trek for Cancer to promote a healthy lifestyle and support cancer patients.
Matthew Edwards: Experiencing Engineering
Edwards was involved in diverse electrical and computer engineering internships throughout his undergraduate and graduate student years.
Matthew Edwards
Megan Moore: Teaming up with Visiting Scientist
Student researching muscle properties in squid alongside Franklin & Marshall College professor at UMaine’s Darling Marine Center.
Michele Girard: Volunteering in Haiti
Political science major to share her passion for field hockey.
Michele Girard
Minna Mathiasson: Pollinating the field of botany with creative research
UMaine graduate shares the importance of studying stingless bees in Ghana.
Minna Mathiason
Nathan Tomczyk: Studying subarctic soils
Northern ecosystems research takes ecology and environmental sciences senior to Sweden.
Nate Tomczyk
Researching Undergrads
New fellowships fund the explorations of six engineers of tomorrow.
Researching undgrads
Ryan Urquhart: Putting Skills to the Test
Recent environmental horticulture grad applies landscaping methods learned at UMaine to internship at Walt Disney World Resorts.
Ryu Mitsuhashi: The Power of Music
Mitsuhashi shares talents around the world.
Shelby Saucier: International Outreach
Internship allows grad student to share UMaine experience with students in China.
Shelby Saucier
Success Beyond the Soccer Field
Seniors on women’s soccer team personify true meaning of student-athletes.
Womens soccer
Taylor Emhart: Countless Opportunities
Senior journalism student credits campus-based activities with offering hands-on learning, opening doors to professional experiences.
Wendelin Choiniere: Embracing Leadership
Wendelin Choiniere of Brunswick, Maine learned the power of politics, influence at the 2013 Maine NEW Leadership program.
Wil Raymond: Blue Bike Backer
The student supervisor of UMaine’s free bicycle-sharing program seeks to lessen the university’s effects on the environment by “painting the campus blue” with recycled bikes.
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William ‘Nick’ Smith: Bringing Management Skills Back to the Farm
Fourth-generation farmer, MBS student graduating with no debt, new ideas for family business

Will 'Nick' Smith
Zachary Peacock: An Economics/Theatre Combo
Charting an academic course with Explorations.
Zach Peacock


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