Research

Media Reports on Steneck’s Ecosystem Research

Boston.com, MPBN, WGME (Channel 13), WABI (Channel 5), Portland Press Herald and WLBZ (Channel 2) were among several news organizations that carried an Associated Press report on University of Maine Professor Robert Steneck’s latest research. Steneck, who works at UMaine’s Darling Marine Center, led a study that found when Maine fishermen harvested millions of pounds […]

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Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship Deadline April 18

The Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship is now accepting applications from University of Maine undergraduate students of all majors. The 2013–14 scholarship of $3,500 ($1,750 fall/$1,750 spring) will support undergraduate independent research relevant to public policy. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who is a resident of Maine, currently enrolled in 12 […]

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Media Reports on ‘Colbert Report’ Missing Scallop Innards Story

The Bangor Daily News reported on the March 4 episode of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” that featured a segment about a November incident in Somesville in which a bucket of scallop innards to be used for research was mistakenly placed in the wrong car. Skylar Bayer, a marine biology graduate student at the University of […]

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Misplaced Scallop Innards Story on Colbert Report

On March 4, Comedy Central’s Colbert Report reported on the November incident in Somesville in which a container of scallop innards collected for marine research was misplaced and found. A scallop diver delivering the bivalve parts to Skylar Bayer, a marine biology graduate student at the Darling Marine Center, mistakenly put the container in a […]

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