Penobscot Bay Pilot, Nov 27, 2012 – Associate Professor of Sociology Kim Huisman is coordinating the Maine Mother-Daughter Project with funding from the Maine Humanities Council. Her goal is to bring research from the university setting into the community to strengthen connections. Click here to read the story.
USM News Release, Oct 31, 2012 – The University of Southern Maine has received an ADVANCE IT Catalyst award of $150,000 from the National Science Foundation. The award will support conduct of a study to identify strategies for recruiting, retaining and advancing women faculty in STEM and Social-Behavioral Sciences at USM. Click here to read the full story.
UMaine News Release, November 27, 2012 – WVII TV interviewed Research Assistant Professor of Climate Change Alice Kelley on November 26 about two recent earthquakes near Belfast and Fort Kent. Read the news release here.
UMaine News Release, November 27, 2012 – Fungal strains isolated and curated in the Maine Chytrid Laboratory have been critical in advancing global research focused on declining frog populations. Read about the work of Mycologist Joyce Longcore, who has studied chytrids for more than a quarter century, by clicking here.
UMaine News Release, November 27, 2012 – Anthropologist Catherine West is using ear stones from Pacific cod to document ocean conditions and track climate change in the last 500 years. Read the full story here.
UMaine News Release, November 27, 2012 – Professor of Entomology and Director of the School of Biology and Ecology Eleanor Groden talks about the impact of a colony of 20,000 live bees recently installed in Murray Hall. Read the story here.
UMaine News Release, Nov 5, 2012 – Deep sea and polar ecologist Rhian Waller recently collected corals established through deep water emergence in the fjords of Chile. Read the full story here.
Bangor Daily News, Aug 17, 2012 – Assistant Professor Sharon Wagner from the School of Economics was honored recently for utilizing her Americorps volunteer service to become a community leader. Read about the Champions of Change here.
UMaine News, July 5, 2012 – Darling Center Oceanographer Mary Jane Perry participated in the North Atlantic Bloom Experiment conducted in 2008, and recently featured in the journal SCIENCE. Read the news release here.
MarineLink.com, June 28, 2012 – Jennifer McHenry, a graduate student in the School of Marine Sciences, was interviewed at the Darling Marine Center on the use of remote operated vehicles (ROVs) in oceanographic research. Read the story here.