Students interested in IT internships, careers invited to networking event

University of Maine students interested in computing and information technology (IT) jobs and paid internships during next summer are invited to a Project>Login Meet Up Event, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Bangor Room of Memorial Union. The event is an opportunity for students in computer science and computer engineering to network with IT professionals […]

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An early spring for Maine lakes

Researchers at the University of Maine say an expected increase in the frequency and strength of El Niño events — unusual warming of the tropical Pacific Ocean that causes worldwide fluctuations in temperature and rainfall — may result in milder winters in New England. Though good for residents longing for warm weather, the shift could […]

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Hannah Morgan

Hannah Morgan: Exploring bioengineering

When Hannah Morgan, third-year bioengineering student at the University of Maine, was in 8th grade, she attended an event at UMaine that introduced her to the field of engineering. She was hooked. When she came to tour UMaine’s bioengineering department the summer before her senior year of high school, she knew her decision was made. […]

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Segee named Campus Champion for national science, engineering program

Bruce Segee, the Henry R. and Grace V. Butler Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maine, has been named a Campus Champion by the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE). With Segee’s inclusion, the Campus Champions program, a collaborative effort between XSEDE and campus representatives to promote the use of […]

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U.S. News again ranks UMaine among top national universities

The 2016 U.S. News & World Report Best College rankings again lists the University of Maine among the top national universities for their academic quality. UMaine’s ranking of 168 out of 199 in the national university category is up five points from last year. Also cited in the 2016 U.S. News rankings is the Maine […]

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Orono listed among 50 safest college towns in America

SafeWise named Orono one of the “50 Safest College Towns in America.” Coming in at 30 on the list, Orono was mentioned as working closely with the University of Maine on a variety of community projects. “Collaborative service arrangements include fire safety, wastewater collection and treatment, and recreational trail management,” the report states. “Not only […]

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High-performance computer modeling to tackle fisheries future

Timely forecasts of storms and effective management of commercial fishing are essential in the wake of extreme weather events and unprecedented warming in the Gulf of Maine. Damian Brady, University of Maine assistant professor in the School of Marine Sciences at the Darling Marine Center, is working to advance both of those goals. The National […]

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Peterson participates in equine surfaces forum in Switzerland

Mick Peterson, executive director of the Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory and a mechanical engineering professor at the University of Maine, took part in a two-day equine surfaces forum held at the Fédération Equestre Internationale headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland in July, according to a news release. Thirty-six equine, veterinary and footing specialists from Belgium, Canada, Germany, […]

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