Signature and Emerging Areas

Computing, Information Science School Hosting Barbecue

The UMaine School of Computing and Information Science is inviting the campus community to join students at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 on the plaza in front of Boardman Hall for an informal barbecue, open house and to learn about the activities of the Cyber Defense Club, the Association for Computing Machinery, the Computing Honor […]

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Markowsky Cybersecurity Tutorial To be Featured at Conference

University of Maine Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science George Markowsky’s tutorial on cybersecurity tools is one of the featured tutorials at WorldComp’12, an international conference held in Las Vegas for computer science, computer engineering and applied computing that is expected to attract more than 2,000 participants from all around the world. […]

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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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