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In the Field
Marine science professor Dr. Mark Green and Lane Hubacz '09 share a laugh before heading to take core samples of marine sediment. Hubac...
College and consortium members receive $500,000 to battle invasive plant
By Charmaine Daniels The Maine Milfoil Consortium, which includes Saint Joseph's College, recently received $500,000 in federal funds to fight an invasive aquatic plant that has infested 26 Maine lakes, including one cove of Sebago Lake. The group, which came together two years ago to addr...
In the footsteps of Paul
Biblical scholar will retrace apostle’s path by Sadie Fenton '10 Dr. Steven Bridge Theology profe...
Professor wins grant for geology research
Natural sciences professor Johan Erikson has received a two-year $50,000 grant that he and two student researchers will use to examine geologic processes affecting th...
New science grants boost research
Professor gets funding for fluorescent research project by Erin Buote '09 Chemistry professor Nicholas Benfaremo is a part of a five-member team of area scientists that was awarded a $360,000 federal grant from the National Science Foundation to research fluorescent light. The pro...
Professor’s pioneering research on effects of ocean acidification garners global attention and third science grant
Professsor Mark Green talks about the global threat of ocean acidification on Maine Public Radio. Listen Dr. Mark Green knows the...
Faculty professional works cover the spectrum
Dr. Michael Connolly (History) published three articles: "From Callowfeenish to the Blaine House via Munjoy Hill: The Political Odyssey of Governor Joseph E. Brennan" in Iorras Aithneach 2007; "Showing More Profile Than Courage: McCarthyism in Massachusetts and the Early Career...
Marine science professor targets harmful red tide in Casco Bay
Greg Teegarden wants to know much more about how red tide develops in nearby Casco Bay. A sophisticated tracking buoy purchased with a National Science Foundation grant should now give him and his students a much better picture of these toxic algae blooms by collecting new kinds of data in Harpsw...
Scientist presents key research at national ocean acidification workshop
"We are acidifying our oceans," says Dr. Mark Green, an environmental science professor who spoke to a national workshop on ocean acidification at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California last month. The scientific community has become interested in Green's research on the effects of low...
Discovery of new species spurs biologist to expand Caribbean research
Over semester break, biology professor Ray Gerber and Scott O'Donnell '06 bushwhacked through mangrove swamps, slogged through mud-bottomed ponds and swatted mosquitoes, while gulping Gatorade to keep ahead of the steamy tropical heat.
Faculty research covers the gamut
During 2006 and early 2007, Saint Joseph's faculty were busy with professional activities, in addition to teaching their courses. Here's a sampling of some of their work: Dr. Dale J. Brooker (Criminal Justice) presented "Expanding the Vision of Visual Sociology: Critical V...
National Science Foundation study
Oceanographer seeks far-reaching solution to clam deaths Lab technician Shannon Reilly ...
Just how healthy is the Gulf of Maine?
Saint Joseph's oceanographers talk about environmental issues coming to the forefront of public debate and policymaking for this vital ecosystem - and many others.
Newest science grant enhances chemistry laboratory experience
Dr. Nicholas Benfaremo explains a chemistry problem to a student in the lab. The National Science Foundat...
Research: a photo essay
Saint Joseph’s science faculty members from marine science, chemistry, and environmental science departments have been highly successful over the past two years in obtaining grants that allow faculty and students to engage in important research together. Since 2009, grants totaling nea...
People love loons
Biology instructor Camilla Fecteau explains how a beloved bird’s fate is linked to our own 
Students conduct research with NASA in mind
Saint Joseph’s students receive scholarships from the Maine Space Grant Consortium, a nonprofit that funds research of interest to NASA through the congressionally established National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program.