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Caleb Gravel ’19 Researches Genetics of the Smelt in Sebago Lake

As an avid outdoor enthusiast and environmental science major, Caleb Gravel ’19 of Rochester, NH, understands ecological interdependence and devotes his research to keeping our ecosystem healthy. When he wasn’t fishing, kayaking, or hiking this year, Caleb was working in the Saint Joseph’s College of Maine molecular biology laboratory on a key species in the Sebago [...]

2018-09-11T11:05:59+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Brooke Murch ’18 Conducts Scientific Sensor Research at Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

At the public pier in Wells, Maine, gulls swoop and cry. Saltwater rocks boats back and forth as fishermen haul traps, children dash across docks, and warm summer sun radiates across the faces of locals and tourists alike. Below the docks the ocean water teems with life—barnacles, starfish, and sea urchins galore. It’s a scientist’s [...]

2018-09-11T11:06:05+00:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Erick Schadler ’18 Researches Infection Rates of Deer Ticks in Raymond, Maine

Summer in Maine means pleasant days by the lake, scenic strolls through the woods, and evening bonfires with friends. It’s a time when tourists and year-round residents alike seek to spend as much time as possible outside. It’s also a time of year when public health concerns rise concerning the creeping, crawling arachnids you sometimes [...]

2018-09-11T11:14:20+00:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Team of Saint Joseph’s College Students Win Award at Maine Sustainability and Water Conference

A team of four Saint Joseph’s College science students won an Honorable Mention Award–one of only two awards given to undergraduate students from the 19 entries–at the poster session of the Maine Sustainability and Water Conference. The conference was organized by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions of the University of Maine [...]

2018-09-11T11:18:24+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Cultural Affairs Committee Welcomes Maurice Fitzpatrick Sept. 12

Kicking off the 2014–2015 academic year, the Cultural Affairs Committee is proud to announce the lineup for their fall Lecture series. The Series begins on Friday, September 12, when Maurice Fitzpatrick visits campus for a 3 p.m. screening and discussion on his 2013 documentary, Translations Revisited, which chronicles the creation of Brian Friel’s play Translations. Written [...]

2018-09-11T11:37:19+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Invasive Aquatic Plants Experts Appear on MPBN’s Maine Calling July 23, 2014

Since 2009, the Maine Milfoil Initiative has fought to help prevent the spread of non-native variable leaf milfoil, manage its eradication, and study its effects on the ecology of Maine lakes. Now, after years of research, action, and outreach, the Initiative is gaining momentum with the publication of its Maine Citizens' Guide to Invasive Aquatic Plant [...]

2018-09-11T11:37:26+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |