Alumni

Top Gun, Scratchpad Accelerator cited in Mainebiz article on Bangor startup

Two innovation accelerator programs with University of Maine ties helped Bangor startup L&K Manufacturing get off the ground, Mainebiz reported. L&K Manufacturing, doing business as Cobbler Technologies, is developing multimaterial, 3-D printers for the footwear industry. The company was started by Andrew Katon and Vincent Lewis who met as students at UMaine, according to the […]

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Former Darling Marine Center researcher leads phytoplankton expedition in Pacific

Ivona Cetinić, a former researcher at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center, set off Jan. 26 from Hawaii on a 27-day expedition to study the health of phytoplankton populations in the Pacific Ocean. Cetinić, an oceanographer with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA), is working on board the […]

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Students speak with WABI about ride-sharing service founded by alumnus

WABI (Channel 5) spoke with University of Maine students about working for and using the Tip Whip ride-sharing service. The service was created by recent UMaine graduate Spencer Wood. “All the drivers are college students, all the riders are college students, and it’s like modern-day hitchhiking,” Wood says. “There are no fees, it’s just a […]

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Bobsled team and fans

UMaine grads take part in Super Bowl, World Cup races

Fans of the University of the Maine have a lot to cheer about. Former Black Bear football star Trevor Bates is a practice player for the New England Patriots, who square off with Atlanta on Sunday, Feb. 5 in Super Bowl LI. If the Patriots win, Bates will earn a Super Bowl ring. The December […]

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Maine is our campus

Read transcript The innovative Maine Track Program, a partnership between Maine Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, is building a pipeline of physicians with skills in rural Maine medicine. Learn about the program and hear from University of Maine graduates India Stewart and Kim Dao about their experiences in medical school and […]

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Retired home economics professor Barbara Csavinszky passes away

Barbara F. (Fraser) Csavinszky, longtime associate professor of home economics and health education at the University of Maine until her 1995 retirement, died Dec. 25 at a Bangor hospital. She was 82. Csavinszky earned her M.Ed. at UMaine. Her husband, former UMaine physics professor Peter J. Csavinszky, died in 1995. Contributions in her memory may […]

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Retired history professor Janet TeBrake passes away

Janet (Kahrer) TeBrake, a longtime professor in the History Department, died after a brief illness Dec. 26 at a Bangor hospital. She was 69. TeBrake earned a Ph.D. in modern Irish and British history at UMaine. And from 1991 until her retirement in 2013, she was a faculty member at the university. TeBrake, formerly of […]

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Pelto’s glacier painting graces cover of Mainebiz

Jill Pelto’s watercolor “Decline in Glacier Mass Balance” is the cover art for the Mainebiz 2017 Book of Lists, published Dec. 26. Pelto is a graduate student in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, where she graduated in December 2015 with bachelor degrees in studio art and Earth science. […]

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