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Mary Calloway
Mary Calloway
Mary Callaway hopes to work in some area of social services. She is particularly interested in women’s health advocacy. She plans to go on to graduate school and get a Ph.D. in sociology.
Leigh Johnson
Leigh Johnson
When Leigh Johnson was 12, her mother was diagnosed with cancer. For Leigh, who already had dreams of becoming a doctor, the experience underscored the importance of patient advocacy and the possible benefits of alternative medicine. She plans to bring that focus to her own practice for a holistic approach to women’s health. Leigh Johnson, Yarmouth, Maine Psychology, Pre-Med
Sonja Allen
Sonja Allen
FOR THE PAST year, University of Maine student Sonja Allen of South Burlington, Vt., has used her double majors in marine science and studio art to create seascapes in the lobby and halls of UMaine’s Aquaculture Research Center, a popular educational destination for schoolchildren visiting campus.
Molly Hoyt
Molly Hoyt
When Molly Hoyt headed to college, she wasn’t sure what major to pursue. She only knew that she wanted an experience that was different — and that would make a difference.
Bryn Nugent
Bryn Nugent
Bryn Nugent from Rockport, Maine, graduated from the University of Maine in May with a degree in engineering physics and will pursue a Ph.D. in physics at UMaine.
Amy Smith
Amy Smith
Amy Smith of Lincolnville, Maine, is the valedictorian of the Class of 2010 at the University of Maine. She will graduate May 8 with a bachelor’s degree in history.
Steven J. Butterfield
Steven J. Butterfield
Steven J. Butterfield, State Legislator and full-time student
Jeannine Campbell
Jeannine Campbell
Jeannine Campbell was 12 when her youngest brother was born. Within a year and a half, he became the inspiration for what is becoming her life’s work.
Paul Smitherman
Paul Smitherman
There’s more to the sky than meets the eye. That’s why students at the University of Maine want to listen to the stars and planets.
Aya Mares
Aya Mares
The decision by Aya Mares and Mimi Killinger to embark on a collaborative research project at the University of Maine was an artful move.
Sarah Bigney
Sarah Bigney
It all started with a few cups of coffee.
Samuel Belknap III
Samuel Belknap III
A University of Maine graduate student has discovered evidence of the oldest identifiable domestic dog in the Americas.
The Blasteroids Team
The Blasteroids Team
Computer Game Writers Receive $3,000 Jackson Lab Contract
Nathaniel Wildes
Nathaniel Wildes
The Foster Center for Student Innovation is one of the reasons I chose to come to UMaine.
The Composers
The Composers
UMaine student musicians put their own spin on sounds
Jessica Long
Jessica Long
As the Maine Public Policy scholar from the University of Maine, Jessica Long spent the last academic year researching nutrition guidelines in public schools. The yearlong program provides an intensive research and networking experience for students from Maine’s public universities.
Katherine O’Flaherty
Katherine O’Flaherty
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, another storm erupted, this one over the use of the term “refugee” to refer to those displaced by the devastation. The discourse didn’t surprise historian Katherine O’Flaherty, who had been studying past United States immigration policies for her graduate degrees.