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From Norway and Taiwan, Fulbright awardees hope to make a difference

Investigating plastic pollution in a Norwegian glacier and teaching English in Taiwan are the plans of a University of Maine Ph.D. student and a recent graduate who both received awards from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Ligia Naveira, a Ph.D. student with UMaine’s Climate Change Institute, earned a Fulbright Open Study/Research Award; and Cora Saddler, […]

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UMaine students named finalists for national nutrition research competitions

Two Ph.D. students from the University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture are finalists in upcoming research competitions held by the American Society for Nutrition from June 29-July 2 during their flagship meeting in Chicago, NUTRITION 2024.  Amelia Sullivan is a finalist for the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Poster Competition, and Leigh Neptune […]

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MFA thesis exhibition “Proximity” opens May 17 at Lord Hall Gallery

The 2024 University of Maine Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition is opening Friday, May 17. “Proximity” will be on display in Lord Hall Gallery at Lord Hall art gallery through July 12, with the opening reception May 17 from 5-7 p.m.  After the opening reception, the exhibition will be available for viewing Monday-Friday from […]

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UMaine graduates celebrated during 2024 commencement ceremony

Brig. Gen. Diane Dunn, adjutant general of the Maine National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, told University of Maine’s newest graduates to continue in an endless pursuit of knowledge, find passion in their work and live their lives in service of others.  “I know the words — learn, […]

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Newsom talks with News Center Maine on Wabanaki archaeological sites

News Center Maine interviewed Bonnie Newsom, a University of Maine associate professor of anthropology, about a new effort involving her, UMaine Ph.D. students and the National Park Service to protect Wabanaki archaeological sites in Acadia National Park from climate change using Indigenous and western knowledge. Federal funding will support the project, which will involve devising […]

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UMaine recognizes top student research and creative projects at 2024 symposium

More than 1,000 student researchers, co-authors, faculty, staff, event sponsors and community members celebrated student achievement at the 2024 University of Maine Student Symposium for Research and Creative Activity on April 12. Among the 350 projects featured, 35 earned awards.  The ninth annual symposium connected the public with UMaine student researchers and scholars who presented […]

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UMaine 2024 commencement ceremonies are May 3-4; UMaine Machias on May 5

The University of Maine’s 2024 commencement ceremonies for graduate and undergraduate students will be May 3-4 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement begins at 4 p.m. May 3, featuring an address by Stephanie Seguino, professor emerita at the University of Vermont and UMaine alumna. More than 500 graduate students are expected to […]

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Air Force partners with UMaine to modernize Arctic weather-sensing techniques

“Climate change is occurring faster in the Arctic than anyplace on Earth,” said University of Maine associate professor of glaciology Seth Campbell. “And with that, there opens a whole range of concerns.” Campbell is the lead scientist on a new $260,000 research partnership between UMaine and the Department of the Air Force (DAF) to improve […]

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O’Reilly co-authors opinion article in Sports Business Journal

University of Maine Dean of the Graduate School of Business Norm O’Reilly co-authored an opinion article for Sports Business Journal (SBJ), titled “Technology and knowing nothing: A contemporary conundrum.” The article is about the ever-changing reality of sports technology, and how new, innovative methods quickly become obsolete. 

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