Data Science and Engineering

Hampden to install rain garden with help of UMaine Cooperative Extension

Contact: Laura Wilson, (207) 949-2167; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 *Note to members of the media – The best opportunity to see the garden in progress and speak to volunteers and Hampden Mayor Matthew Arnett will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 18. HAMPDEN, Maine – Hoping to set an example for residents, the town of […]

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Scientists to Extend Antarctic Ice Records Back to 3 Million Years

Contact: Andrei Kurbatov (207) 581-2840; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 ORONO, Maine – Scientists at the University of Maine have received a $436,546 grant from the National Science Foundation to extend climate records back to three million years using ice samples from the Allan Hills Blue Ice Area in East Antarctica. Andrei Kurbatov, an assistant research […]

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University of Maine Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Specialists Award

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Professor Harlan J. Onsrud at the University of Maine has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Law in Australia at The University of Melbourne during February and March 2009, according to the UnitedS tates Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. […]

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Creator of LibraryThing.com to Visit Fogler Library

Contact: Gretchen Gfeller, (207) 581-1696 ORONO–What do you do in Maine with a graduate degree in Greek and Latin studies? Well, in the case of Tim Spalding, who also honed skills as a web developer and publisher, you launch www.LibraryThing.com. Originally created as a way for Spalding to catalog his own library, he did not […]

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National Experts Explore Cutting-Edge Computing Models at UMaine Conference

Contact: Prof. Kate Beard (207) 581-2188; Joe Carr (207) 581-3571 ORONO, Me. — Some 30 national-level experts gathered in Portland Jan. 24-26 to discuss current thinking about ubiquitous computing, the idea that computers embedded in our environments can react to human preferences and adjust accordingly. One commonly used example is a system that knows when […]

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Thursday UMaine Event to Help Middle School Girls Explore Math/Science Careers

Contact: Anne Schmidt, (207) 581-1259, Joe Carr, (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Hundreds of Maine middle school girls will spend a day at the University of Maine on Thursday March 16, learning about math- and science-oriented careers historically pursued by males. Coming from all corners of the state, more than 400 girls will attend UMaine’s 20th […]

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FBI Cyber-Crime Expert To Speak at UMaine March 15

Contact: Sharon Steele, (207) 581-1968, George Manlove, (207) 581-3756 ORONO — The Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who heads the FBI’s counterterrorism, counterintelligence, criminal computer intrusion, cyber crime and Computer Analysis Response Team programs for the northeastern region of the United States will speak to UMaine business students and the public about cyber crime on […]

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