School of Economics


College names its 2017 Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Students

The University of Maine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture has named its Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Students for 2017. They include: Afton Hupper, The Frank B. and Charles S. Bickford Memorial Prize Afton Hupper of St. George, Maine is an Honors student majoring in ecology and environmental sciences, with a concentration in sustainability, environmental […]

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Karen Moffet to receive the 2017 Outstanding Classified Employee Award

One of the University of Maine’s top employee awards will be presented to administrative specialist Karen Moffett on April 25. Moffett, who works in the School of Economics, will receive the 2017 Outstanding Classified Employee Award. The award is sponsored by the Classified Employees Advisory Council and will be presented on April 25 at the […]

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UMaine 2017 valedictorian, salutatorian earning a total of five degrees

Allyson Eslin of Bangor has been named the valedictorian and Joshua Patnaude of Sanford the salutatorian at the University of Maine for 2017. Between them, the two top students will receive a total of five degrees at UMaine’s 215th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 13. Eslin, who is also an honors student, will […]

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Press Herald cites UMaine study in report on southern Maine food waste collection

A 2011 waste characterization study by the University of Maine School of Economics was cited in a Portland Press Herald article about the launch of the state’s first municipal food waste collection programs. The two pilot programs will offer free, weekly curbside pickup of food scraps in select South Portland and Scarborough neighborhoods. Based on […]

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