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InterChemNet brings crystallography instrumentation to general chemistry students

The University of Maine InterChemNet (ICN) project has purchased crystallography instrumentation that will support opportunities for students in the second-semester general chemistry lab course, CHY 124. Starting in January 2018, the instrumentation will be used in multiweek project- and inquiry-based lab experiments. Crystallography, which uses a single crystal X-ray diffractometer, has been an essential tool […]

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UMaine researchers to receive USDA funds for climate adaption project with UVM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced on July 19 nine grants totaling more than $8 million to study and develop new approaches for the agriculture sector to adapt to and mitigate the effects of changing environmental conditions. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food […]

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Gardner named director of Rising Tide Center and WGS Program

Professor of higher education Susan Gardner has been named director of the University of Maine Rising Tide Center for Gender Equity, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. Her appointment, effective July 17, concludes a national search for a director of the center that is an outgrowth of UMaine’s ADVANCE Rising Tide Center and […]

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UMaine Mandela Washington Fellows to attend Bangor Greendrinks

The public is invited to join the University of Maine 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows for an evening with Bangor Greendrinks on July 11. Starting at 6 p.m., guests can meet the fellows and others who are interested in environmental and sustainability issues at the COESPACE in Bangor. The event is hosted by the law firm […]

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Law enforcement training on campus in July

The University of Maine Police Department will host training on campus for area law enforcement agencies July 12–14 and July 17–19. Officers from multiple agencies will be at DTAV, then move to an off-campus site. The training is part of UMaine PD’s ongoing effort to ensure a high level of response capability for the campus […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2017 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,303 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2017 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,727 are from Maine, 533 are from 29 other states and 43 are from 22 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Pat Burnes retirement celebration slated June 26

The University of Maine’s English Department invites members of the UMaine community to attend a retirement celebration in honor of Pat Burnes, an associate professor of English. The event will be held 3–5 p.m. Monday, June 26 in the McIntire Room of the Buchanan Alumni House. In lieu of gifts, there will be envelopes available […]

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UMM documentary airing on Maine Public

“Whatever Works: Exploring Opiate Addiction,” an hourlong documentary produced in a University of Maine at Machias video class led by Alan Kryszak will air on Maine Public at 10 p.m. June 15 and 11 a.m. June 17. UMM students involved in the project include Marc Brine, Natalie Cline, Jose Gurrola, Brennon Chipman, Carolin Moreta, Maximiliaan […]

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UMaine students awarded Eastern Maine Medical Center Scholarships from medical staff

Physicians and other medical providers at Eastern Maine Medical Center recently awarded scholarships to three University of Maine students this who aspire to enter health professions in Maine after graduation. “It is a privilege for the medical staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center to award scholarships to deserving students at the University of Maine,” says […]

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Maine Business School to host vigil June 9

A vigil for 13-year-old Anie Graham will be held at 4:30 p.m. June 9 on the steps of Fogler Library. The vigil, coordinated by the Maine Business School, will include remarks by Rebecca Schwartz-Mette, an assistant professor of psychology. Anie was the daughter of Matt and Rosie Graham. Matt is a Maine Business School faculty […]

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