Author: bmccann

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NSF award to advance hyperspectral ice core imaging and analysis 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $249,851 grant to Andrei Kurbatov, associate professor at the Climate Change Institute and the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, for developing new hyperspectral imaging techniques for analyzing ice cores. UMaine is part of an interdisciplinary collaborative proposal led by University of […]

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UMaine part of New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases

The University of Maine has joined a consortium of seven universities in the region to form the New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC). The project received a $10 million five-year award starting in July from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), $694,363 of which was awarded to the University of […]

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Ippolito quoted in Observer discussing NFTs

John Ippolito, professor of new media, was quoted in an Observer article about digital art like NFTS and how shifts within the collecting community have paved the way for companies to approach art as a financial investment. According to the article, discussing art and money has been “taboo” at art auction houses like Christie’s. Ippolito […]

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Composites World notes UMaine partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In an article about advances in 3D composites printing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory Composites World noted that Oak Ridge National Laboratory partners closely with the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center on the development of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) and applications of these materials using a variety of manufacturing processes. The article reported […]

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BDN reports on new MaineMBA concentration in engineering management

The Bangor Daily News reported that the University of Maine Graduate School of Business and the College of Engineering have partnered on a new MaineMBA concentration in Engineering Management. The idea for the MaineMBA concentration was sparked by the graduate certificate in engineering management, which includes several MBA courses in the curriculum. 

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Blueberry Hill Farm participating in Wild Blueberry Weekend

Blueberry Hill Farm, a University of Maine research facility in Jonesboro, will offer tours of its facility from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Aug. 6 as part of Wild Blueberry Weekend.  Visitors will learn how wild blueberries are grown and harvested at the farm and witness various active research projects focused on climate change, nutrition, water retention […]

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A Rendering of the Green Engineering and Materials Factory of the Future to be built and connected to the University of Maine's Advanced Structure and Composites Center

University of Maine System leaders applaud advancement of FY23 appropriations for critical projects championed by Maine’s congressional delegation

If passed by the full Congress and signed by the President, the FY23 federal budget will provide $53.3 million to the System in one-time funding to advance key university workforce development and innovation projects, many of them led by the R1 University of Maine, to address state needs Orono, Maine — Leaders across the University […]

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