Signature and Emerging Areas

Aquaculture projects receive $1.4 million in grants from NOAA

NOAA Sea Grant announces the award of $1.4 million in grants to the University of Maine for two projects to further advance the development of a sustainable marine and coastal aquaculture industry in the United States. The National Sea Grant College Program awarded $725,365 to Heather Hamlin, Deborah Bouchard and Ian Bricknell of the Aquaculture […]

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Media publish UMaine release about $500K grant for Composites Center

Boothbay Register, Wiscasset Newspaper and Penobscot Bay Pilot published a University of Maine news release about a $500,000 Maine Technology Institute grant awarded to the UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. The grant will be used to form a technology cluster to help Maine boatbuilders explore how large-scale 3D printing using economical, wood-filled plastics can […]

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Kaye recent guest on Maine Public’s ‘Maine Calling’

Lenard Kaye, a professor of social work at the University of Maine and director of the UMaine Center on Aging, was a recent guest on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. The show’s topic was the prevalence of loneliness and what can be done to reduce its health and social impacts.

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WABI covers 20th annual Engineering Job Fair

WABI (Channel 5) covered the 20th annual Engineering Job Fair at the University of Maine. The first-ever fair featured 12 companies, and this year’s event featured 150 companies seeking new employees and interns, WABI reported. More than 1,000 students attended the fair, held Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center. “Coming into […]

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Henry named new director of growing GSBSE program

Clarissa Henry has been involved with a doctoral program at the University of Maine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering (GSBSE), since its inception in 2006. As the newly appointed GSBSE program director, Henry will implement strategies to facilitate growth and maximize efficiency within the program. The Office of the Vice President for […]

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2018 WiSTEMM Days to feature panel discussions, workshops, networking socials

Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (WiSTEMM) at the University of Maine will host several professional development, networking and community engagement events Oct. 17 and 18. WiSTEMM Days events will be held 11:30 a.m.–7 p.m. in Buchanan Alumni House, McIntire Room on Oct. 17 and Stodder Hall, Room 57 on Oct. 18. Discussions […]

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20th annual Engineering Job Fair to be held Oct. 17

More than 152 companies are expected to be represented at the University of Maine’s 2018 Engineering Job Fair on Oct. 17. The 20th annual event, which is expected to attract more than 1,000 students, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Co-sponsored by the UMaine College […]

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Thirteenth annual UMaine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Oct. 12

The aging-in-place movement has heightened the imperative that living environments meet the diversity of needs of older residents. Innovative approaches to making the residential environments of older adults safe, healthy, affordable and personalized continue to challenge policymakers, planners and service providers alike. High-functioning housing communities are crucial to realizing the highest quality of life of […]

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Penobscot Bay Pilot article on shrimp cites UMaine model

The Penobscot Bay Pilot article “Shrimp count remains low, depleted” mentioned a model developed by University of Maine researchers. The population of shrimp is still depleted and spawning stock biomass has been extremely low since 2013, according to the article. The 2018 stock assessment of the shrimp fishery investigated three models, with the preferred one […]

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