Graduate School

Schine speaks to Northern Woodlands about working as a woman in forestry

Elisa Schine, a graduate student in forestry at the University of Maine, spoke to Northern Woodlands about working in forestry professions as a woman. Although forestry has become much more inclusive of women during the past several decades, it remains a majority male profession. “There’s this incredible resource of potential employees, potential collaborators who are […]

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New findings revealed on how climate change impacts lobster ecology

New information is emerging on how climate change is impacting American lobster populations and their connections to other species in the marine food web in the earliest stages of their life cycle. New research conducted by two graduate students at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC) has revealed more information about how these […]

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Institute of Medicine awards nine graduate summer fellowships for 2023

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has awarded summer fellowships to nine graduate students to support their research in health science and biomedicine.  The fellowships, which include up to $6,000 for a stipend, one graduate credit and health insurance, will allow graduate students to conduct their research full time during the summer months alongside […]

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New model developed for predicting adsorption of PFAS by microplastics

Rivers, lakes and oceans worldwide are home to trillions of pieces of plastic pollution that are smaller than five millimeters in length, known as microplastics, and their size allows them to easily enter humans and animals. Some can adsorb and transport other harmful toxicants that pollute waterways, including certain types of a more recently discovered […]

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BDN notes fund for UMaine nursing graduate school scholarships

The Bangor Daily News shared that the University of Maine School of Nursing received a $550,000 grant from the Helene Fuld Health Trust for scholarships to support students enrolled in the Master of Science in Nursing program, the largest gift that the UMaine School of Nursing has ever received.

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CEO Magazine ranks MaineMBA as a top tier global MBA program 

CEO Magazine has ranked the University of Maine’s online MBA as a Top Tier program for the fifth consecutive year, with the UMaine Graduate School of Business ranking No. 31 globally. “The CEO Magazine ranking shows that the MaineMBA program is among the top online MBA programs in the world,” says Norm O’Reilly, dean of […]

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UMaine 2023 commencement ceremonies are May 5–6

The University of Maine’s 2023 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students will be May 5–6 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement begins at 4 p.m. May 5, featuring an address by Suzanne Ortega, president of the Council of Graduate Schools. An estimated 424 graduate students are expected to be on hand […]

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