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Archive: October 2013

UMaine graduate student awarded $15,000 fellowship

October 10, 2013



Cleaver cited as positive driver of environmental change

Orono, Maine -- A University of Maine graduate student is one of 22 scholars nationwide awarded a $15,000 Switzer Environmental Fellowship for driving positive change.

Caitlin Cleaver, whose master's thesis is titled "The Maine green sea urchin fishery: Scale mismatches, trophic connectivity, and resilience,” is on target to graduate in May 2014 with dual master's degrees in marine biology and marine policy.

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Student Profiles - Megan Moore

October 9, 2013


Student Profiles - Megan Moore


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Megan Moore is fascinated by squid, octopus and shellfish — creatures in the cephalopod family with unique, quirky features, such as the ability of some to change the color and texture of their skin.

Moore, a University of Maine junior from Trumbull, Conn., studying marine science, is spending the summer researching squid muscles alongside visiting scientist Joe Thompson at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole,...

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