Bousfield quoted in Mainebiz article on Maine eco-entrepreneurs

Douglas Bousfield, Calder Professor in the Chemical and Biomedical Engineering department at the University of Maine, was quoted in a Mainebiz article about three Maine innovators in the green economy. Paramount Planet Product, a company that makes disposable consumer goods out of paper rather than plastic, was founded in 2017 by UMaine alumna Ariadne Dimoulas. […]

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If you missed these achievements the first time, here’s a recap

During the first six months of 2019, University of Maine faculty and students have contributed to knowledge and solutions — locally and worldwide. Here’s a review of some highlights, including dog biscuits made of green crabs and a comprehensive scientific expedition on Mount Everest. January Food science majors to engage in active learning to prepare […]

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Peter Strand taking a sample from a rock outcrop next to the Khumbu Icefall above Everest Base Camp

UMaine researchers take part in National Geographic, Rolex Expedition to Mt. Everest

An international team of scientists, climbers and storytellers, led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University, and supported in partnership with Rolex, conducted a scientific expedition to Mount Everest, believed to be the most comprehensive single scientific expedition to the mountain in history. The multidisciplinary team installed the two highest weather stations in the […]

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NOAA scientist to discuss shellfish feeding, filtration at DMC

Darien Mizuta will discuss how shellfish filtration is affected by environmental factors — including temperature and food quality and quantity — at 6 p.m. June 12 in the library at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Mizuta is a postdoctoral research associate at the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Laboratory in Milford, Connecticut. Her talk […]

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Honors students, faculty travel to Sierra Leone to deepen educational partnerships

The Honors College Servant Heart Research Collaborative, in conjunction with Honors students who have been awarded the Davis Foundation Projects for Peace grant, will travel to Sierra Leone June 7–19 to work with local partners on the observation and implementation of two projects created by the collaborative. Stephen Kaplan, a rising sophomore computer science major, […]

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Two UMaine students, one alumna chosen as Fulbright Finalists

Two University of Maine students and one alumna are 2019–20 Fulbright Finalists with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Emily Craig ’18, Eric Miller and Jesse Walters have been offered grants for their individually designed research projects. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is named for Sen. J. William Fulbright, who introduced a bill in Congress in […]

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