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2018-19 Chateaubriand Fellowship Call for Proposals

We would like to inform you that the Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications for 2018-2019 is now open. The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 […]

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2017-18 Maine Space Grant Consortium Graduate Call for Proposals

We are pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Maine Space Grant Consortium Graduate “Call for Proposals.” Refer to cugr.umaine.edu/msgc for application guidelines and instructions. The focus of the proposed project must be aligned with the research priorities of NASA’s earth and space science strategic enterprises. The project may be an ongoing one or a new project. Proposals will be […]

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Clam Cam offers glimpse of lives, challenges of harvesters

Bridie McGreavy grew up in Brownfield, Maine, but until arriving at the University of Maine in 2010, she hadn’t been on a clam flat. Walking on exposed intertidal mud for the first time, she says, was like entering a “world that was so foreign, so beautiful.” Now, thanks to the Clam Cam — which opens […]

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UMaine wild blueberry research wins at international symposium

Vasiliki Papakotsi, a graduate student in the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture, was recognized at the Berry Health Benefits Symposium in Pismo Beach, California for presenting one of the best research posters at the conference. The poster featured a collaborative project between the laboratory of Professor Klimis-Zacas of the University of Maine’s […]

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Elizabeth Trenckmann: Seeking to inspire high schoolers

Elizabeth “Betsy” Trenckmann wants to inspire science students similar to how Rita Kasper motivated her at La Veta Junior-Senior High School in Colorado. Trenckmann soon will have that chance. In August, the highly decorated 2017 University of Maine Master of Science in Teaching (MST) graduate will begin her career at Hermon High School instructing students […]

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College names its 2017 Outstanding Graduate Students

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine honored eight graduate students for their exemplary achievements during a banquet on April 26. The invitation-only event attracted over 400 university students, staff and friends. These outstanding students include: Brianne Du Clos, The Norris Charles Clements Graduate Student Award The Norris Charles […]

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Jankowski, Kilroy, St. Amand awarded graduate research fellowships

University of Maine students Melissa Jankowski, Elisabeth Kilroy and Anne “Ani” St. Amand have been awarded graduate research fellowships because of their demonstrated potential for significant achievement in STEM fields. The three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships are to promote innovation, transformative scientific breakthroughs and economic growth in the U.S. Elisabeth Kilroy, Anne “Ani” […]

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Jesse Orach: Outstanding at optimizing performance

When Jesse Orach starts his job as a process engineer at Verso’s Androscoggin Mill in Jay later this spring, he’ll strive to optimize the paper machines’ performance. Maximize output and minimize energy use and waste. Orach excels at achieving results. During his five years at the University of Maine, the Gorham native has demonstrated productivity […]

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New England Future Faculty Workshop For Women to be held August 10, 2017

The New England Future Faculty Workshop For Women (NE-FWW) in STEM fields is being held August 10, 2017, at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. This exciting opportunity is for female postdocs and advanced graduate students interested in faculty careers. Learn more about the workshop. If you are interested in participating in the NE-FFW,  you must […]

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