Signature and Emerging Areas

Neivandt Shares Benefits of RET Program in ‘Science Scope’

Tracy Vassiliev, a middle school science teacher at the James E. Doughty School in Bangor, and David Neivandt, a University of Maine professor, associate vice president for research and graduate studies, and director of the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, co-wrote Let Them Eat Cake … OE-Cake!, which was published in the April/May […]

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Conference to Highlight Maine Beach Concerns

Registration is open for the 10th annual Maine Beaches Conference, scheduled for July 17 at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. The conference seeks to provide continuing opportunities for communication and exchange of the most current information among beach stakeholders with diverse interests. Charles S. Colgan, professor of public policy and management in the […]

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Sustainability Exhibit Coming to Bangor June 5 as Part of Artwalk

The University of Maine Office of Sustainability has been selected to be one of the 100 curators nationwide of the Lexicon of Sustainability pop-up shows — art exhibitions designed to spur community dialogue to help strengthen local food systems. The next pop-up show will be hosted June 5 at COESPACE, 48 Columbia St., Bangor. The […]

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Maine Summer Transportation Institute Accepting Applications

The University of Maine is accepting applications for the Maine Summer Transportation Institute. The free program for area middle school students will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6–17. It is designed to introduce students at an early age to careers in engineering and Maine’s transportation industry. About 20 accepted students will participate […]

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UMaine Has Most Accepted Papers at the Upcoming 12th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory

The 12th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT) in October in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will have strong participation of University of Maine researchers in the School of Computing and Information Science. COSIT is a biennial meeting focusing on recent, innovative and significant contributions in spatial information theory. Full 20-page manuscripts were reviewed by […]

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Visiting Professor to Explore Passive House Research at UMaine Composites Center

Juana Domenech Subiran from La Rioja, Spain has joined the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center for summer 2015. Subiran holds a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from Universidad del Pais Vasco (University of the Basque Country). Her current research interest is centered around passive houses. The passive house building standards aim to reduce […]

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UMaine Researchers Help Forge Planktonic Frontier

University of Maine oceanographers are part of a collaborative international team studying the microscopic world of plankton. During expeditions from 2009 to 2013 aboard Tara, researchers collected 35,000 samples from the world’s oceans. Data generated from the samples are providing unprecedented resources — including a catalog of several million new genes — expected to transform […]

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