Graduate School

Virtual Fulbright Scholar program workshops offered April 9

Want to discover how you can make an impact abroad? The Office of Major Scholarships will host virtual Fulbright Scholar program workshops Thursday, April 9. Grant Stream-Gonzalez, outreach and recruitment officer at the Institute of International Education, will lead a workshop for faculty, staff and administrators at 11 a.m. and one for undergraduate, graduate and […]

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Mainebiz cites UMaine studies in article on warming waters, lobster

Mainebiz cited two 2019 University of Maine studies in the article “Warming Gulf of Maine waters may be stunting lobster growth.” The studies point to the role of a warming ocean and local oceanographic differences in the rise and fall of lobster populations along the coast from southern New England to Atlantic Canada, the article […]

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Glacier

Highest pre-modern lead pollution occurred 800 years ago

Scientists and archaeologists from the University of Nottingham, the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine and Harvard University discovered the highest levels of air pollution before the modern era occurred around 800 years ago.  The study, published by Cambridge University Press’ Antiquity journal, includes data that represents the highest-resolution, most detailed and chronologically  […]

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Maine forest

Daigneault looks for prosperity through the trees

Adam Daigneault and colleagues will be working with people in forest-dependent communities to build paths toward prosperity. The University of Maine E.L. Giddings Assistant Professor of Forest, Conservation, and Recreation Policy will utilize a $105,030 grant from the U.S Forest Service to strengthen northern border towns’ resilience and to enhance their economic development. Many northern […]

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Fogler Library offering Power Researcher Challenge

Interested in learning ways to take your research to the next level? Join Fogler Library from the comfort of your home office, or wherever you have an internet-enabled device, for the Power Researcher Challenge.  Each day for five days, you will receive an email with one or two suggested tasks designed to boost your research […]

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Los Angeles Times talks with Oppenheim, touts LocalCatch.org

University of Maine alumnus Noah Oppenheim talked with the Los Angeles Times for a story about environmental groups urging Americans to eat more fish during the coronavirus pandemic. Oppenheim, who earned a dual master’s degree in marine biology and marine policy and was based at the Darling Marine Center, now is executive director of Pacific […]

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CEO Magazine names MaineMBA No. 26 in global rankings

CEO Magazine named the University of Maine Graduate School of Business a Tier I program, and its MaineMBA No. 26 in online degrees in its 2020 global rankings released this week. The MaineMBA’s 2020 ranking is two places higher than last year. “We are particularly proud of these rankings, comparing us to the best business […]

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Phys.org, Boothbay Register post Pellowe, Leslie’s fishery findings

Phys.org posted a University of Maine media release about the findings of Kara Pellowe and Heather Leslie. The marine scientists found that how people fish matters perhaps as much as the quantity harvested. Their study published in Ecosphere details the impacts of size-selective fishing on an economically important species of clam in Baja California Sur, […]

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