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Talk – Sustainability Awards and Presentations
January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm| Free
This event will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine, on Monday, Jan. 31.
- Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information.
- In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines.
For our first sustainability ‘talk’ of spring 2022 semester, we will recognize the winners of the Mitchell Center’s 2021 Sustainability Awards. As part of the ceremony, each of the four awardees will give a brief presentation that reflects on the work for which they received their award.
Award Winners and Presenters:
Outstanding mentorship of a student in sustainability research
Sharon Klein, Associate Professor, UMaine School of Economics
Outstanding student contribution to sustainability research
Dominique DiSpirito, UMaine Honors student and political science major
Outstanding contributions toward the development of a solution by a research team
Maine Food Waste Fall 2021 Student Intern Team
Hannah Crayton, Thomas College; William Dunham, UMaine; Ryan Fitzmaurice, UMaine; Ellie Hunt, UMaine; Kalina Kinyon, UMaine; Hannah Mathieu, UMaine; Melissa Veitch, UMF; Ariana Walker, UNE
Outstanding contribution by an external partner to sustainability research
Mark King, Composting and Organics Management, Maine Department of Environmental Protection
This event will take place on Monday, Jan. 31.