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Saint Joseph’s College to Receive $182,845 National Science Foundation Grant for a “Chemistry for the Community” Program

U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine) announced on August 31, 2018 that Saint Joseph’s College of Maine will receive a $182,845 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for its Development and Evaluation of a Service-Learning Focused Chemistry Curriculum or “Chemistry for the Community” initiative.

2018-09-12T11:07:03+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , |

Garreth Logan ’19 on his Commitment to a Summer Research Venture

Garreth sets his feet in the swamp and gives us a rundown on his summer research venture. By: Dylan Fry Garreth Logan '19 prepares a trap for his herpatology survey. Photo: Dylan Fry '19. Garreth Logan ’19 of Casco, Maine, devoted time out of his summer for biology research. “I’m mainly doing this [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:21+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Environmental Science Semester 2018 Begins

Over the course of the Environmental Science Semester program, students carry a four-course load and travel over a thousand miles across two countries, three states, and six Maine islands as they gather and interpret data from unique field sites. Founded in 2014, the ESS experience creates a transformative educational experience by having students study and conduct Environmental Science in the field for two continuous months.

2018-09-11T10:56:17+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , , |

Saint Joseph’s College Hosts Celebration Day for NASA-Maine Space Grant Consortium’s MERITS Program

The NASA-Maine Space Grant Consortium held their Celebration Day for the Maine Research Internships for Teachers and Students (MERITS) Program on the Saint Joseph’s College campus on Friday, August 3, 2018. Dr. Ryan Dorland, Assistant Professor of Sciences at Saint Joseph’s College, was awarded a one-year research grant for $20,000 from NASA through the MSGC to introduce satellite science and build nanosatellite prototypes in introductory calculus-based physics labs.

2018-09-11T10:56:18+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Press Room, Highlights|Tags: , |

In it for the Long Haul: Lane Hubacz ’09

Lane Hubacz shares his work at the cutting edge of aquaculture by Patricia Erikson "Not only are we helping to establish a sustainable food source, we can grow the business as much as we want to. That’s really appealing to me. I’m in it for the long haul." Lane Hubacz harvesting Basket Island Oysters. [...]

2018-09-11T11:02:31+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Transforming Campus Culture

As Dr. Jeanne Gulnick finishes seventeen years of service to Saint Joseph's College, she leaves the College to begin her next career–as a nurse. Photo: Kaitlynn Hutchins '20. Dr. Gulnick's legacy of sustainability by Kimberly Post As a chemist, marine scientist, and environmental educator, Dr. Jeanne Gulnick has championed sustainability at Saint Joseph’s [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:08+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Highlights, Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Saving Sea Stars

Olivia Marable ’18 on her sea star propagation research internship By Patricia Erikson Olivia Marable ’18 (center) with two other aquarium interns on the beach at the release of a rehabilitated sea turtle. Olivia Marable ’18 of Buffalo, New York (Marine Science major with minors in Environmental Science and Sustainability Studies), enjoyed [...]

2018-09-11T11:03:26+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Spring 2018|Tags: , , |

Erick Schadler of Raymond to Deliver Valedictorian Message at Saint Joseph’s College Commencement Exercises

Erick Schadler ’18, who is from Raymond, Maine, and is a 2014 graduate of Windham High School, will deliver the Valedictorian Message during Saint Joseph’s College’s 2018 Commencement exercises on May 12. Erick will earn a Bachelor of Science in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Psychology. He selected biology as his area of study because he always knew [...]

2018-09-11T11:05:54+00:00April 6th, 2018|Categories: Highlights|Tags: , |

Sea Change in Science

Department Receives National Science Foundation Grant By Patricia Erikson Call them the SWAT team for the Sisters of Mercy’s Critical Concern for Earth. Over the past decade, science education at Saint Joseph’s College has undergone a sea change. Formerly split into the two departments of Biology and Natural Sciences and occupying outdated labs, more than [...]

2018-09-11T11:06:31+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Winter 2017-18|Tags: , |