Research

UMaine, Penobscot Nation to Compile, Publish Dictionary, BDN Reports

The Bangor Daily News reported that the University of Maine, Penobscot Nation and American Philosophical Society have recieved funds to compile and publish the first comprehensive printed Penobscot dictionary. Pauleena MacDougall, director of the Maine Folklife Center and co-principal investigator on the project, and James Francis, director of cultural and historic preservation for the tribe, […]

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Maine Reopens Bidding for Offshore Wind Project, Media Report

State utilities regulators have reopened the bidding for an offshore wind project contract after lawmakers approved legislation backed by Gov. Paul LePage to let the University of Maine compete, according to an Associated Press report carried by NECN and WABI (Channel 5). Renewable Energy News also carried a report.

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Peterson’s Research Featured in BloodHorse.com Story

The research of Professor of Mechanical Engineering Mick Peterson was cited in a recent BloodHorse.com story, “Beyond Scratching the Surface,” focusing on efforts by the horse racing industry to improve track safety for horses and jockeys. Peterson’s Racing Surfaces Testing Laboratory collects and analyzes data from race tracks nationwide in an effort to provide a […]

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Camire Among the First Certified Food Scientists

Mary Ellen Camire is among the first food scientists nationwide — and the first at UMaine — to be certified by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). More than 1,400 food scientists nationwide were in the inaugural class of Certified Food Scientists, a certification program created by IFT that recognizes the applied scientific knowledge and […]

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Grad Student’s Bridge Reinforcement Research Featured on WABI, WVII

Hannah Breton Loring, a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMaine, was interviewed by WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) about her research on and development of a more affordable bridge reinforcement system. Loring’s system consists of fiber-reinforced polymer composites that attach to the bottom of concrete beams to […]

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