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Michelle Volk tracks tick invasion

This story was originally written by Vivien Leigh for News Center Maine. ORONO, Maine — New data from researchers at the University of Maine is confirming what scientists have feared all along — that ticks are surviving extremely harsh conditions in Aroostook County. This county is the only remaining county in the state where deer ticks that […]

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New 3-D printer uses wood

This article was originally written by Edward Murphy for the Portland Press Herald. A large 3-D printer to be unboxed at the University of Maine this summer could open up innovative, new uses for wood. The printer will use a roughly 50-50 mix of plastic resins and wood cellulose to create three-dimensional objects, such as boat hulls […]

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Hillyer studies Medomak estuary

Graduate Student Spotlight: Gabrielle Hillyer, Diana Davis Spencer Scholar Gabrielle Hillyer is a duel-degree major in oceanography and marine policy. With support from the UMS Research Reinvestment Fund she has focused her research on the Medomak river estuary and its multiple impacts on local clamming. Her innovative research aims to understand the ability of the estuary to […]

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Tips for attending UMaine Commencement ceremonies May 10–11

The University of Maine’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies are May 10–11 in Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement for master’s degree and certificate of advanced studies students begins at 4 p.m. May 10. Commencement ceremonies for bachelor’s degree students and doctoral degree candidates are at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 11. The Saturday ceremonies […]

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Heather Hamlin on WABI

Heather Hamlin, associate professor at the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences, explains how ocean acidification and global warming could affect young lobster populations during an interview on WABI “I think the take-home message is not that our lobster population is on the verge of collapse, but I think what do need to do […]

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Hockey East Graduate Internships

Hockey East Association (a Division 1 college hockey conference – sponsoring an 11-team men’s league and a 10-team women’s league – is seeking qualified applicants for two (2) graduate internship positions in the conference office, located in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Essential Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Sports Administration, Communications, Public Relations, or related field Excellent verbal, […]

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Can-Am Center analyzes counterculture

This story was written by Charles Cramer for The Maine Campus. On Wednesday, April 17, the University of Maine’s Canadian American Center presented a series of three lectures focusing on North American counterculture during the 1960s and 1970s. These presentations, which took place in the Memorial Union’s Bangor Room, featured the respective research of Professors Stephen Hornsby, […]

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Gill featured on Science Channel

This article was originally written for UMaine News. Jacquelyn Gill stood entranced inside a permafrost cave in Siberia. Woolly mammoth tusks protruded through glistening walls. A lion cub, dead for 30,000 or more years, appeared as if it was napping. “In those 30 minutes (inside the cave), I had the opportunity to get closer to the […]

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Studying Maine’s Lake Water

Monitoring concentrations of dissolved organic carbon in Maine lakes before and after severe rainstorms could inform management strategies to help ensure consistent, high-quality drinking water, according to University of Maine researchers. In their study, working with local drinking water districts, Kate Warner and Jasmine Saros, researchers in UMaine’s Climate Change Institute and the School of Biology and […]

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UMaine Symposium Recap

This story was originally written by Charles Cramer for the Maine Campus. On Wednesday, April 10, the University of Maine held its fourth annual graduate and undergraduate Student Research Symposium in Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center. The event, which ran from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., allowed presenters the chance to showcase their research to their […]

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