Student Research Experiences

Austin Steward research experiences

Austin Steward Receives Award

Austin Steward, a bioengineering major and Honors College student from Colebrook, New Hampshire. Steward is a Maine Space Grant Consortium award recipient for his research related to arsenic remediation from Maine drinking water, which he conducted in the lab of bioengineering professor Caitlin Howell. He also is a member of several groups on campus, including […]

Read more

Interview with Andrew Nolan

June 7th, 2018 Class of 2019 Major: Earth and Climate Sciences I spent this past summer studying glacier surge dynamics in the St. Elias Mountains, Alaska. Using remote sensing techniques relative surge areas and surface speeds were calculated for Bering and Turner Glaciers, from as far back as 1984 to present. How you got started/interested […]

Read more

Anna Olsen

Class of 2017 Major: International Affairs with a concentration in Anthropology/Archaeology  I will be finishing my undergraduate degree at the University of Maine and pursuing a masters in archaeology focusing on human activity and the deep impacts of our species and its various forms throughout our existence. Area of Research:  Archaeological research on the site of Nadin […]

Read more

Students in M.L.K. courtyard

Aya Mares

Aya Mares Undergraduate Aya and Professor Mimi Killinger attended the 2008 National Collegiate Honors Council conference in San Antonio, TX. They presented a paper they co-wrote entitled, Fertile Ground: Reflections on Collaborative Student-Faculty Research in the Arts. How did this project get started with UG research? Aya and Mimi were interested in the positive psychological benefits […]

Read more

student trip on Lobster boat

Emily Yearwood

Emily Yearwood “By doing research, I learned I liked it.” That’s how undergraduate student Emily sums up her research experience in professor Amy Blackstone’s Logic of Sociological Inquiry class. What began as a class assignment evolved into a completed research project and a published paper about her project in the American Sociological Association’s Contexts magazine. […]

Read more

Kaitlyn Anderson

Kaitlyn Anderson

Kaitlyn Anderson A passion for learning describes Kaitlyn’s approach to research. She is involved in vastly different research projects, which represent her interests, fields of study, and pursuit of knowledge. An Anthropology major, with minors in Spanish and Earth Sciences, Kaitlyn has explored issues related to climate change from a cultural perspective. Specifically, using chondrophores […]

Read more

Celeste Lozier

Celeste Lozier

Celeste Lozier “Fantastic! I would not trade this for anything!” That’s how Celeste describes her research experience. Celeste is a third year English major (Communication Sciences and Disorders minor) from Buxton, Maine who finds herself deeply involved in policy and communication research on offshore wind energy DeepCwind Consortium. Through an AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites […]

Read more

David Bridges

David Bridges

David Bridges David, as a student at Cony High School in Augusta, Maine, wasn’t certain about attending the University of Maine until he looked at all it has to offer. And it wasn’t long before he became comfortable in several “communities” – the School of Biology and Ecology (which he describes as “awesome”), various research […]

Read more

Dana Wright, undergraduate doing reserach

Dana Wright

 Dana Wright visit: http://mainejournal.umaine.edu/?s=CUGR Dana has a lot to say about undergraduate research, and that’s because she has had many different experiences. The senior Marine Sciences major from Twin Falls, Idaho, recently completed an internship as part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship program. Through this scholarship, Dana completed a summer […]

Read more

Marissa Bovie

Marissa Bovie

Marissa Bovie Major: Double major in Earth Sciences and Anthropology Research Topic: Zadar area excavation site Marissa Bovie is a junior from Vassalboro, Maine, double majoring in Earth Sciences and Anthropology. This past summer, with the help of this scholarship, she completed a trip to Croatia with Dr. Gregory Zaro to begin the planning and […]

Read more