Signature and Emerging Areas

Creator of LibraryThing.com to Visit Fogler Library

Contact: Gretchen Gfeller, (207) 581-1696 ORONO–What do you do in Maine with a graduate degree in Greek and Latin studies? Well, in the case of Tim Spalding, who also honed skills as a web developer and publisher, you launch www.LibraryThing.com. Originally created as a way for Spalding to catalog his own library, he did not […]

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National Experts Explore Cutting-Edge Computing Models at UMaine Conference

Contact: Prof. Kate Beard (207) 581-2188; Joe Carr (207) 581-3571 ORONO, Me. — Some 30 national-level experts gathered in Portland Jan. 24-26 to discuss current thinking about ubiquitous computing, the idea that computers embedded in our environments can react to human preferences and adjust accordingly. One commonly used example is a system that knows when […]

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Thursday UMaine Event to Help Middle School Girls Explore Math/Science Careers

Contact: Anne Schmidt, (207) 581-1259, Joe Carr, (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Hundreds of Maine middle school girls will spend a day at the University of Maine on Thursday March 16, learning about math- and science-oriented careers historically pursued by males. Coming from all corners of the state, more than 400 girls will attend UMaine’s 20th […]

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FBI Cyber-Crime Expert To Speak at UMaine March 15

Contact: Sharon Steele, (207) 581-1968, George Manlove, (207) 581-3756 ORONO — The Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who heads the FBI’s counterterrorism, counterintelligence, criminal computer intrusion, cyber crime and Computer Analysis Response Team programs for the northeastern region of the United States will speak to UMaine business students and the public about cyber crime on […]

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