Chase was awarded a highly competitive fellowship from UMaine's Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) for his upcoming work on the rock pool communities of the Penobscot River. Congratulations to him!
The academic achievement of a number of our students were celebrated at the School of Biology and Ecology Annual Recognition Ceremony. From left to right: Masters student Jess Haghkerdar was selected for the highly competitive SBE Graduate Student Travel Award award to present her research on how successional state affects the response of communities to disturbance at the 2016 Society for Freshwater Science conference. Jack McLachlan was awarded the Edith M. Patch - Frank H. Lanthrop Prize in Entomology for his MS research on freshwater insects in tidal freshwater marshes. Chase Gagne received the Auburn E. and Laurana C. Brower Scholarship as an outstanding junior with an interest in entomology, and Jackson Foley received a SBE Academic Award as sophomore with the highest levels of academic achievement. Well done everyone!