Research

Baker named UMaine assistant vice president for research finance and administration

Jennifer Baker has been named assistant vice president for research finance and administration at the University of Maine. Baker, who has more than 18 years of financial management and administration experience in UMaine’s research enterprise, has assumed strategic leadership of financial and personnel administration in her new role.  “Jenn’s deft ability to streamline administrative processes […]

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Maine Public highlights UMaine-funded research on birds in North Woods

A research project partially funded in part by the Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, a part of the University of Maine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests, is highlighted in an article from Maine Public. In 2021, research crews began monitoring 300 sites in forest habitats across nearly 600,000 acres in Maine’s North Woods. The goal […]

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Press Herald highlights UMaine researchers’ work with NASA satellite

Research from University of Maine professor of oceanography Emmanuel Boss and professor of marine sciences Damian Brady to collect ocean data using a NASA satellite was highlighted by the Portland Press Herald. The PACE satellite will be in space for three years to collect the most detailed data on record about the color and health […]

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Sentry promotes Maine Big Night

The South Portland Sentry interviewed Greg LeClair, University of Maine Ph.D. student and founder of Maine Big Night, regarding the impact of the event. Maine Big Night is a nonprofit community science project established to help save amphibians from getting hit by cars on roads. It is a community-driven effort, spearheaded by volunteers dedicated to […]

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University of Maine System to accelerate workforce and small business development with federal funding secured by Sens. Collins and King

One-time Congressionally Directed Spending awards will be invested statewide in public university infrastructure and programming that directly address critical workforce shortages in the state and advance economic and community growth ORONO, Maine — Funding in the federal budget package passed this weekend will enable the University of Maine System (UMS) to further strengthen and grow […]

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New research on wearable sensors from UMaine highlighted by Fox 22

WFVX (Fox 22 in Bangor) highlighted research from University of Maine students and assistant professor of chemical engineering Evan Wujcik that aimed to make wearable sensor technology more comfortable and reliable. The team of researchers created a prototype of a wearable sensor system that can repair itself like skin by reattaching pieces that tear. “Those […]

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New USDA PFAS research center at UMaine highlighted by E&E News, BDN

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is launching a new center for researching and finding solutions to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are found in Maine’s water and land and have been linked to liver disease and high cholesterol, at the University of Maine. E & E News by Politico and the Bangor Daily News […]

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BDN interviews Entsminger on economic impact of Maine agritourism

Bangor Daily News interviewed Jason Entsminger, University of Maine Cooperative Extension assistant professor, small business specialist and Maine Business School assistant professor of entrepreneurship and innovation, on how Maine farms are increasing their economic impact in the state and nationally through agritourism. Agritourism can range from overnight stays on a farm to cutting down a […]

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