College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Students

excerpt from UMaine News Release 4/19/05

Physics major Stefan Meister received the Outstanding International Student Award at the award ceremony for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences on April 22 at the Buchanan Alumni House on the University of Maine campus. Meister will graduate with a major in physics and a minor in mathematics. He has done sophisticated experimental and theoretical studies in the Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology and earned high praise for his work on a project at National Semiconductor in South Portland. A peer tutor for calculus and mentor for new international students, he led the department’s Society of Physics Students, organizing help sessions for undergraduates and coordinating outreach to high schools.