Register to present at Maine Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine is providing an opportunity for students, faculty, administrators, and industry professionals to showcase their work during the second Maine Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering, which will be held Oct. 25–27 on campus.  Submit a call for an abstract to present a research poster depicting work in […]

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Civil Eats notes UMaine research on PFAS in farms 

In a story about farmers dealing the per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, Civil Eats noted that the University of Maine is collaborating with the Maine Farmland Trust and other universities on studying the impacts of PFAS on farms.

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‘The Maine Question’ podcast returns with new video format

“The Maine Question,” a podcast that explores research, outreach and campus life at the University of Maine, returns for its ninth season in a brand new video format.  In addition to traditional audio recordings, podcast listeners can now watch host Rost Lisnet and his guests discuss various issues affecting Maine, the U.S. and the world, […]

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UMaine researcher who helped reshape marine science in Maine retires

When Bob Steneck came to the University of Maine in 1982, there were few marine ecologists in the state, and none interacted with fishermen. He was among the first in Maine to work with lobstermen on research, traveling with them on their boats, diving to the seafloor to study lobsters and sharing his findings with […]

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News Center features UMaine faculty developing new resource for energy transitions in underserved communities

News Center Maine reported on the Environmental Protection Agency awarding $1.125 million to Sharon Klein and Caroline Noblet, both University of Maine associate professors of economics, to develop a new resource for addressing the drivers and environmental impacts of energy transitions in underserved and Tribal communities. They will engage with indigenous, rural and low-income communities […]

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UMaine education professors take boundary-crossing approach to teacher leadership

As schools nationwide struggle with staffing shortages, two University of Maine faculty members are exploring ways to empower and elevate teachers as leaders in their schools and communities. For the past two years, Rebecca Buchanan and Tammy Mills from the School of Learning and Teaching in UMaine’s College of Education and Human Development have facilitated […]

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Laatsch discusses total solar eclipse citizen science research with WABI

WABI interviewed Shawn Laatsch, director of the Versant Power Astronomy Center at the University of Maine, about helping coordinate a nationwide citizen science research project involving the 2024 total solar eclipse in April. “The difference between seeing a partial and a total is the difference between basically seeing a lightning bug or getting hit by […]

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