Signature and Emerging Areas

Liberal Arts and Sciences Announces Faculty Awards

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of  Maine has announced the recipients of its Outstanding Faculty Awards in the areas of teaching and advising, research and creative achievement, and service and outreach.

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UMaine Cybersecurity Team Takes Third Place in Regional Competition

UMaine’s student cyber defense team finished third at the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) hosted by Northeastern University March 9-11. The competition is one of nine regional events held across the country. The 12 teams in the competition were tasked with creating a company data center that had to continue functioning while fending off […]

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Digital Humanities Week at UMaine Sept. 26-29

A series of late-September University of Maine presentations, with an accompanying online discussion forum, will enhance community dialogue related to the impact of evolving communications technologies on humanities scholarship.

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UMaine Student Computer Games Competition Thursday

Contact: George Markowsky, 581-3940; George Manlove, 581-3756 ORONO — The lobby of UMaine’s Jenness Hall will become somewhat of an electronic games arcade Thursday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., as eight teams of students will competitively showcase computer games they have created in a class, COS 125, Introduction to Problem Solving through Python Programming. […]

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Tuesday Talk on Next Version of Internet and Security

Contact: George Markowsky, 581-3940 The Tuesday, Nov. 23 Cybersecurity Club Talk at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Neville Hall will be “Setting up a Secure IPv6 Network” by Will Dean of the University of Maine. The talk will explain Internet Protocol Version 6, the successor to version 4, the first publicly used Internet Protocol in operation […]

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Cyber Monday Analysis, Expectations

Contact: Nory Jones, 581-1971 Nine in 10 retailers are telling the National Retail Association’s survey partners they are planning special Cyber Monday sales and specials, with plenty of free shipping, on what has become the biggest online shopping day of the year. On Cyber Monday, the first Monday after Thanksgiving, as many as 54.5 percent […]

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UMaine Receives $3.5 Million in R&D Awards

Contact: Joe Carr (207) 581-3571 or joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO, Maine – The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has selected five University of Maine projects to receive a total of $3.5 million from the Maine Technology Asset Fund. Gov. John Baldacci announced last week a total of $7.25 million in awards to 10 applicants across Maine. The Maine […]

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Markowsky Awarded Honorary Doctorate from Ukrainian University

Contact: George Markowsky, 581-3940 ORONO — George Markowsky, professor and chair of the Department of Computer Science, recently was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from The Research Council of Ternopil National Economic University in the Ukraine for his work during a recent sabbatical there. He helped the university win a NATO grant enabling the installation […]

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Computer Hackers Don’t Stand a Chance Against UMaine’s Cyber Team

Contacts: George Markowsky, (207) 581-3940 or Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777   Computer Hackers Don’t Stand a Chance Against UMaine’s Cyber Team ORONO, Maine – The University of Maine Cybersecurity Team proved that computer hackers don’t stand a chance against them at the 2010 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The team came in second place in […]

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