Student News

Three graduate students study rockweed, ‘a system of curiosity’

Rockweed is sometimes called an “ecosystem engineer,” because its branched structure alters the surrounding environment, and creates space for other species to find shelter and food. The marine alga also is a valuable source of nutrients and other compounds with commercial purposes. In the past decade, increased harvesting has led to questions about the effects […]

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$2.9 million NSF award will train the next generation of environmental conservation leaders

Helping train the next generation of interdisciplinary environmental conservation leaders is the goal of a five-year, $2.9 million National Science Foundation (NSF) award to the University of Maine. The interdisciplinary UMaine project led by Sandra De Urioste-Stone, a UMaine assistant professor of nature-based tourism, and involving multiple community partners statewide was one of 17 new […]

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Canadian-American Center receives U.S. Department of Education funding

The Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine has received $1,072,000 from the International and Foreign Language Education Office, U.S. Department of Education, through its Title VI program to fund the National Resource Center (NRC) on Canada and Foreign Language and Area Studies graduate fellowships for 2018–22. NRC funds will be used to support faculty […]

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UMaine NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Workshop

The Graduate School and Office of Research Development is offering an overview workshop on the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to be held in 57 Stodder Hall on September 6, 2018 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. The workshop is intended for prospective student applicants, faculty advisors, and departmental administrators.  Presenters will give an […]

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Graduate Student Government

2018 Graduate Student Government (GSG) Summer Research Fellowships

The Graduate Student Government in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School is launching a new summer fellowship program.  A total of $45,000 in stipends will be awarded over the next 3 academic years (at which point the program will be evaluated with the potential of […]

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3 Minute Thesis Presentations

Did you miss the Three Minute Thesis presentations at the Business Connect event? You can watch all of the competitors perform their three-minute speeches on  The University of Maine YouTube Channel  

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Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, […]

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Academic Intergrity Discussion

Join Dr. Gary Pavela to lead a discussion about Academic Integrity and the honor code at UMaine Dr. Pavela has been a partner with the University of Maine for many years.  Engaging the community in a deeper discussion about this issue will advance the principles of integrity across the academy.  Many of our students are assigned to […]

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3MT Presentation Workshops

Learn about creating a 3-minute thesis (3MT) presentation at three Presentation Workshops. Compete and earn a cash prize! Each workshop will be held at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. 2/14 @ 2:30-3:30pm – The Basics of 3MT 3/2 @ 11:00-1:00pm – Building the Presentation 3/6 & 3/8 @ 12:30-2:00pm – Practicing Your Presentation The […]

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