Signature and Emerging Areas

Three Students Receive Top Honors in Forestry, Wildlife Ecology

Lara Katz, a senior from Arlington, Virginia majoring in wildlife ecology, with minors in anthropology and psychology, is this year’s Robert I. Ashman Scholar, the top academic award in UMaine’s forest resources and wildlife programs. Growing up in the suburbs of Washington D.C., Katz began her wildlife career volunteering at the Smithsonian National Zoo where […]

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Upward Bound Math Science Students Selected to Attend National Conference

In celebration of the national Upward Bound program’s 50th anniversary, three students from the University of Maine Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS) program were selected to attend the Council for Opportunity in Education’s 33rd annual conference, “Achieving College Success through Vision and Action,” and second annual student poster presentation exhibition in Washington, D.C. Justin Chan, […]

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Reception Announcing Sandy and Bobby Ives Fund Oct. 19

A new fund has been established at the University of Maine Foundation in honor of the late founder of the Maine Folklife Center Edward “Sandy” Ives and his wife Bobby. The Sandy and Bobby Ives Fund will be used to provide financial assistance to full-time UMaine students engaging in ethnography, folklore or oral history fieldwork […]

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Nathan Briggs

Briggs Headed to France to Explore Marine Snow in the Twilight Zone

Studying the movement of carbon dioxide into the deep ocean to improve climate projections and understanding of deep-sea ecosystems will be the focus of a two-year research project by a University of Maine marine scientist. Feb. 1, Nathan Briggs begins a two-year postdoctoral fellowship research project in France that’s funded, in part, by a $194,000 […]

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Markowsky to Deliver Cybersecurity Talk

University of Maine professor George Markowsky will present a talk about cybersecurity at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Margaret Chase Smith Library. The talk is the library’s Ada E. Leeke Lecture on International Affairs. Markowsky is a professor of computer science and cooperating professor in the School of Policy and International Affairs. The […]

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Aquaculture Topic of SeafoodSource.com Interview with Camire

Mary Ellen Camire, president of the Institute of Food Technologists and professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, spoke about sustainable aquaculture research during an interview with SeafoodSource.com. Camire says food science is a blended field with many disciplines, and that it will take a team approach to figure out […]

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