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Research at UNE

Current Research

chestnut tree research

The American Chestnut Tree

Professor Thomas Klak, Ph.D., of the Department of Environmental Studies works hands-on with students in efforts to restore the American chestnut tree.

Research Stats


faculty and staff peer-reviewed publications


of seniors who’ve worked with faculty on research


presentations at regional and national conferences

Centers and Institutes


Vienna Canright

UNE student Vienna Canright awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Herring gull

Noah Perlut’s gull research featured in Yankee Magazine

Deb Barlow and Karen Houseknecht being interviewed by NEWS CENTER Maine

Maine CDC director publicly thanks UNE for assisting the state during pandemic

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