Data Science and Engineering

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High student demand prompts implementation of UMaine waitlist for fall admission

The University of Maine’s commitment to affordability, strategic investments in signature strengths and aggressive marketing have paid off. With a record number of qualified applications for fall 2016, UMaine will begin notifying most students who have applied and not yet been accepted that they have the option to be wait-listed for admission consideration. “The interest in […]

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UMaine Has Most Accepted Papers at the Upcoming 12th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory

The 12th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT) in October in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will have strong participation of University of Maine researchers in the School of Computing and Information Science. COSIT is a biennial meeting focusing on recent, innovative and significant contributions in spatial information theory. Full 20-page manuscripts were reviewed by […]

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UMaine Cyber Defense Team to Compete in Regional Contest

The University of Maine Cyber Defense Team has advanced to a regional competition at Syracuse University in March. Members of the team will compete at the annual Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition March 20–22. The team earned its spot in the contest after placing fifth in a preliminary competition with 13 other schools that was […]

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Carnegie Foundation Classification

Carnegie Foundation Selects UMaine for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The University of Maine is one of 240 colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UMaine and 156 other institutions received reclassification; 83 colleges and universities received first-time classification. In 2008, UMaine and Bates College were the first […]

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Media Report on UMS Cyber-Security Leadership

Several media outlets, including MPBN, WCSH-6 and the Bangor Daily News carried stories about the federal government recognizing the University of Maine System (UMS) for its leadership in cyber-security education. UMS is the first public university system in the nation to be designated by the National Security Agency as a Center for Academic Excellence in […]

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WABI Interviews Erdley About Children’s Social Media Use

Cynthia Erdley, a psychology professor at the University of Maine, spoke with WABI (Channel 5) for its two-part report titled, “Social media = anti-social kids?” Erdley said the ability to remain anonymous online makes it easier for cyberbullying to grow and the constant interaction can also breed anxiety, especially in children who already have that […]

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Markowsky to Deliver Cybersecurity Talk

University of Maine professor George Markowsky will present a talk about cybersecurity at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Margaret Chase Smith Library. The talk is the library’s Ada E. Leeke Lecture on International Affairs. Markowsky is a professor of computer science and cooperating professor in the School of Policy and International Affairs. The […]

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Project>Login Event Oct. 16

University of Maine students interested in computing and IT internships and jobs next summer are invited to a Project>Login networking reception, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 16, Bangor Room, Memorial Union. The reception is an opportunity for students in computer science and computer engineering to talk with IT professionals and recruiters from Maine companies. It is sponsored […]

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Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarships Awarded

The Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarships for 2014–2015 have been awarded to two University of Maine undergraduates pursuing independent research. Joshua Paredes, a marketing major from Bangor, Maine, will study the effectiveness of public health marketing strategies for hazing prevention. He will work with the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention. Jesse Clark, […]

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