A renovation project designed to create a new culture of innovation and creativity for the state soon will be under way at the UMaine. The Maine Technology Institute has awarded the campus $3.69 million to turn Stewart Commons into the New Media Innovation, Research, and Development Center at UMaine, which will support expanded innovation and development in new media for the entire state. Read More in UMaine Narratives.
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, two USM graduate students, Heather Anne Wright and Kate Callnan, spent a month off the Uruguay coast conducting research on algae blooms with Dr. William Balch, a chief scientist at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in West Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Read More in USM Narratives.
Financial Information (Appendices)
Each year, the University of Maine System is required to report to the Legislature the use of MEIF monies. Included in this section, you will find tables showing the history of state research appropriation for operations, the FY09 summary of state funding for research capital projects for UMaine and USM, and additional financial documents. Read more in Financial Information (Appendices).