Grad School Blog

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How do I… Use AI as a graduate student?

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to reshape the landscape of academia, graduate students are presented with revolutionary opportunities to leverage AI tools in their research endeavors. To effectively navigate the complexities of AI, however, a nuanced understanding of its applications, challenges, and ethical considerations is required. The University of Maine Graduate School has put together […]

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Browntail Moth Caterpillar Research in Maine

Browntail moths pose a significant problem to Mainers with larger infestations in recent years, leading to efforts by local authorities and communities to control their population. University of Maine professor Dr. Angela Mech and PhD candidate Devin Rowe are researching how to address this problem in ways that cause minimal harm to the environment while still providing maximum efficacy.

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How do I…? Build a Successful Academic Network

One of the pieces of graduate school that doesn’t often get talked about are the opportunities that become available for building a network that will not only carry you through your graduate study, but throughout your career afterwards, providing you opportunities you might not already have.

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Surviving Your First Year of Graduate School

You’ve been admitted to the esteemed institution of your choice for grad school, congratulations! Surviving the first year of grad school is not merely about endurance; it’s about thriving amidst the rigorous demands and navigating the intricate landscape of higher education. Below, we’ve laid out some strategies on how to get through that first year, but this is by no means an exhaustive list. One thing is for sure, you should get ready for your first year of grad school to be transformative.

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