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UMaine Bioengineering Students Collaborate With The Jackson Laboratory, IDEXX Laboratories on Capstone Projects

Three University of Maine student research teams in bioengineering are collaborating with The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and IDEXX Laboratories Inc., in Westbrook on senior capstone projects. Working under the supervision of Professor David Neivandt, director of UMaine’s Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, and coordinator of the undergraduate bioengineering program, the bioengineering […]

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Three Honored With The First ADVANCE Career Recognition Awards

Three University of Maine faculty members — Kate Beard-Tisdale, Susan Brawley and Mary Tyler — are the recipients of ADVANCE Career Recognition Awards by UMaine’s Rising Tide Center. Beard-Tisdale is a member of the School of Computing and Information Science; Brawley is in the School of Marine Science; and Tyler is in the School of […]

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27th Expanding Your Horizons to Bring 500 Middle School Girls to UMaine March 13

Five hundred middle school girls from across Maine are expected to participate in the 27th Expanding Your Horizons conference at the University of Maine on March 13. The conference features workshops for students and teachers focused on introducing youth to careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. It is coordinated by the […]

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The Value of Good Corporate Citizenship

Companies considered to be good social performers are more likely to limit the levels of pay for their executives than similar firms within their industries, according to University of Maine researchers. However, the top executives at the large firms examined in the study are not being penalized. The average compensation package in the sample was […]

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UMaine Cyber Defense Team Advances to Regional Competition

Seven members of the University of Maine Cyber Defense Team will compete at the annual Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition at the University of New Hampshire in March. The team was one of nine out of a pool of 14 schools that qualified for the regional competition. According to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, […]

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Experiencing Engineering

Matthew Edwards was involved in diverse electrical and computer engineering internships throughout his undergraduate and graduate student years

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Falls Prevention Program Focus of $380,000 Grant

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $380,000 to researchers at the University of Maine Center on Aging, University of New England (UNE) and The Iris Network to study a falls prevention program for older citizens with vision impairment. Falls among older adults can lead to serious injury, loss of independence or death. The two-year […]

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