College News

Strout, Kruetz named presidential award winners

The University of Maine awarded two of its three top faculty honors to College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture faculty this year. Kelley Strout, associate professor and director of the School of Nursing, and interim associate dean of health science in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, received the Presidential Public Engagement […]

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Leahy named Interim Associate Dean for Research and Associate Director

Jessica Leahy has been named Interim Associate Dean for Research of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture and Associate Director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station (MAFES), effective Jan. 1, 2022. Leahy joined the School of Forest Resources in 2005. She will retain her faculty position as Henry W. Saunders Distinguished […]

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Strout named Interim Associate Dean of Health Science

Kelley Strout has been named interim associate dean of health sciences of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine for the Spring 2022 semester.  She will retain her director and associate professor position at the School of Nursing, continuing her research and teaching.  Strout, a member of the UMaine […]

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Five students from the University of Maine chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu stand outside together wearing coats and face masks.

Kappa Omicron Nu students help Black Bear Exchange and Good Shepherd Food Bank

This fall, members of the University of Maine chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu honor society collected nearly 1,000 pounds of nonperishable food and personal care supplies to benefit the Black Bear Exchange on campus. The students in food science and human nutrition, and child development and family relations also volunteered Dec. 13 to pack 400 […]

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Austin named Technology Coordinator

Mark Austin is the new technology coordinator for the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine. He succeeded Louis Morin, who retired this summer, on November 1. In his new role, Austin provides specialized troubleshooting and advisory technology support for the college’s educational, administrative, and research efforts. He will also […]

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Diane Rowland, dean of the college, talks with Maine Forest Service District Forester Jim Ferrante during the tour.

Dean Rowland connects with forest industry and agency leaders

Diane Rowland, dean of the college and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, connected with the agency and industry leaders who help shape the Maine woods on October 4. Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal and Maine Forest Service (MFS) Director Patty Cormier organized a tour in northern Maine’s […]

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NSFA Unlocked showcases college’s impact

Diane Rowland, dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture (NSFA) at the University of Maine hosted a live webinar called “NSFA Unlocked” from 2–4 p.m. on Sept. 30, 2021. Campus leaders from the college in nursing, marine sciences, economics and more highlighted the science and student experiences that inspire their work. The showcase aimed to better acquaint […]

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Sullivan named associate dean for academics

Susan Sullivan has been named associate dean for academics of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine, succeeding George Criner on Aug. 1. A profile featuring Sullivan is on the UMaine News website.

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