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UMaine research on Falkland Island warrah translated to kid-friendly format

A University of Maine-led research study about prehistoric human activity in the Falkland Islands has been adapted into a kid-friendly format for use in classrooms by the organization Science Journal for Kids. Science Journal for Kids is a nonprofit based in Texas whose mission is to improve scientific literacy by adapting research papers for school […]

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UMaine research shows animal personalities change what role critters play in building the world around them

Just like people, animals have personalities — and, like people, these individual differences in behavior may determine what role an animal plays in building the world around it. “Mutualisms” are symbiotic relationships between animals: clownfish keeping stinging sea anemones clean in exchange for protection, or bats providing nutritious guano to pitcher plants as they provide […]

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UMaine celebrates research and creativity during Maine Impact Week

Maine Impact Week celebrating University of Maine faculty, students, community and their contributions to the social and economic advancement of the state and beyond is April 10–15. The public is invited to attend the more than 20 virtual and in-person events highlighting the impact of research and creative work produced by Maine’s research university. A […]

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Mitchell Center to host Sustainability Networking Poster Session April 22

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions is hosting a Sustainability Networking Poster Session on Friday, April 22 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Memorial Union Bear’s Den Upper Level.  Lauren Ross, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Sean Smith, associate professor at the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, are […]

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Thirty-eight faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

At the University of Maine, 38 faculty members have received tenure and/or promotion this spring. The annual announcement recognizes outstanding achievement in teaching, scholarship and research, and community engagement. Tenure for 28 of the faculty members was approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees on March 28. “It’s rewarding to recognize these […]

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Graduate School waives program application fees for Maine nurses, educators

The University of Maine Graduate School is waiving application fees for Maine nurses and educators seeking to enroll in a graduate program with the School of Nursing, and College of Education and Human Development, respectively.  Fee waivers are available until June 30 for any upcoming term.  Prospective students in nursing can use the waiver when […]

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UMaine Intermedia Arts and Humanities in Medicine graduate certificate program accepting applications

The University of Maine Intermedia Arts and Humanities in Medicine graduate certificate program is accepting applications for fall 2022. The program, offered in partnership with Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, brings together arts and humanities graduate students with medical practitioners to explore approaches to health and well-being. The 15-credit program, designed to be completed […]

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UMaine Arts Initiative seed grant awardees announced

The UMaine Arts Initiative (UMAI) is pleased to announce winners of a new competitive seed grant program, created to encourage innovative and interdisciplinary collaborations that seek to build a diverse, inclusive, sustainable and equitable community of art researchers, practitioners, supporters and promoters.  The University of Maine Arts Initiative, launched in 2021 by the Office of […]

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UMaine-UNB International History Graduate Student Conference returns March 26

After being on hiatus for a couple of years, history graduate students of the University of Maine and the University of New Brunswick announce the return of the UMaine-UNB International History Graduate Student Conference on March 26–27. In its 21st year, the conference will be held virtually via Zoom.  Everyone is welcome to register and […]

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