Faculty awards

Portrait of Jacquelyn Gill

Gill named 2020 recipient of Outstanding Public Service Award

The Outstanding Public Service Award honors faculty who make significant contributions to the University of Maine’s mission of service—disseminating university resources into the community. It is among the most prestigious faculty awards bestowed by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. With every tweet, podcast, blog post and press interview, Jacquelyn Gill breaks down […]

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Portrait of Brian McGill

McGill named 2020 recipient of Outstanding Research Award

The Outstanding Research Award honors faculty who make significant contributions to their profession and have demonstrated excellence in scholarship. It is among the most prestigious faculty awards bestowed by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. When it comes to ecology, Brian McGill thinks big. The professor of biological sciences studies biodiversity on grand […]

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Portrait of Kelly Jaksa

Jaksa named 2020 recipient of Outstanding Teaching Award

The Outstanding Teaching Award honors faculty who demonstrate their commitment to teaching and ability to deliver an excellent undergraduate learning experience. It is among the most prestigious faculty awards bestowed by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. With an open door, heart and mind, Kelly Jaksa models the social work values she teaches […]

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Saros receives 2019 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award

Jasmine Saros, professor of paleoecology in the School of Biology & Ecology and associate director of the Climate Change Institute, was selected to receive the 2019 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award. The University of Maine also awarded Susan McKay, RiSE Center director and professor of physics, with the 2019 Presidential Public Service Achievement Award […]

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A few of the award sculptures handed to the faculty impact award winners

Faculty honored for support, advocacy and mentorship of students

Select faculty were recognized for their support, advocacy and mentorship of University of Maine students at the Faculty Mentor Appreciation ceremony on May 7. The event, which was originally postponed, is part of the 2019 Maine Impact Week celebration. Among the 23 awardees UMaine recognized, nine are faculty of programs in the College of Natural […]

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Klein receives Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award

Sharon Klein, an associate professor of economics at the University of Maine, has received the Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence. The award recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding Maine faculty members who make public service an integral part of their curriculum, create reciprocal partnerships with communities, and advocate for service-learning. Klein […]

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Brenda Hall hiking along a coastline during a research expedition.

College names Hall winner of 2019 Outstanding Research Award

Dr. Brenda Hall, a professor of glacial geology in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute, was awarded the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine’s 2019 Outstanding Research Award. The award was presented at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence on April 17. The college […]

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Paul Rawson helping a student

College names Rawson winner of 2019 Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Paul Rawson, an associate professor of marine sciences in the School of Marine Sciences, was awarded the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine’s 2019 Outstanding Teaching Award. The award was presented at the college’s annual Celebration of Excellence on April 17. The college also awarded the 2019 Outstanding […]

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Ruskin awarded fellowship to study in Acadia National Park

Two University of Maine researchers have been awarded fellowships to conduct studies in Acadia National Park as part of Second Century Stewardship, an initiative of the National Park Service and Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. The 2019 research fellows from UMaine are Kate Ruskin, lecturer and undergraduate coordinator in ecology and environmental sciences, and […]

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