Research

Gabe contributes to CityLab report on cities most affected by pandemic

Todd Gabe, a professor of resource economics and policy at the University of Maine, conducted analysis with Richard Florida, co-founder and editor at large of CityLab and a senior editor at The Atlantic, for the CityLab article “The Coronavirus Class Divide in Cities.” They identified cities and metro areas where workforces are most exposed and […]

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Catch ‘Lobster War’ featuring Rick Wahle for free via URSUS

Been bingeing movies? Put this one on your list: “Lobster War: The Fight Over the World’s Richest Fishing Grounds.” The award-winning film includes Rick Wahle, research professor in the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine.  The feature documentary, which won “Best New England Film” at the 2018 Mystic Film Festival, is about […]

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Research, community support continue despite pandemic 

Researchers propel the University of Maine’s state and international impact, even in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. While the outbreak of COVID-19 forced students and faculty to stay at home, their work persists. They continue to help improve the fields of health care, manufacturing, climate science, psychology and more from their off-campus locations.  The […]

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Policy Center launches ‘Maine Policy Matters’ podcast

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center launched a new podcast series about policy decisions and issues across all levels of government and how they affect people.  “Maine Policy Matters,” hosted by Daniel S. Soucier, a research associate at the center, aims to inform public policy processes and promote civil discourse, integrity and societal decision-making to […]

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Virtual Fulbright Scholar program workshops offered April 9

Want to discover how you can make an impact abroad? The Office of Major Scholarships will host virtual Fulbright Scholar program workshops Thursday, April 9. Grant Stream-Gonzalez, outreach and recruitment officer at the Institute of International Education, will lead a workshop for faculty, staff and administrators at 11 a.m. and one for undergraduate, graduate and […]

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Mainebiz cites UMaine studies in article on warming waters, lobster

Mainebiz cited two 2019 University of Maine studies in the article “Warming Gulf of Maine waters may be stunting lobster growth.” The studies point to the role of a warming ocean and local oceanographic differences in the rise and fall of lobster populations along the coast from southern New England to Atlantic Canada, the article […]

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