Student profile

MeiWa Li

MeiWa Li: Using accounting knowledge to tackle health care challenges

MeiWa Li has her sights set on a career in health care services. The University of Maine junior from Hong Kong is an accounting major who interned at athenahealth last summer in Belfast. The fast-growing company, which provides cloud-based services for managing electronic medical records, medical billing, patient engagement and care coordination, assigned Li to […]

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Eric Morrison

Eric Morrison: Virtual reality installation brings sea farm to life

Next month, visitors to a new exhibit at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor will be able to don a virtual reality headset and become immersed in a fish farm, seeing a 360-degree, panoramic, 3-D underwater world created by University of Maine new media senior Eric Morrison. Wearing a VR headset, a visitor will be […]

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Han Nguyen

Han Nguyen: Using chemistry to fight aquaculture’s enemies

University of Maine senior Han Nguyen found her passion in an Introduction to Chemistry course her first year on campus. The Vietnam native enjoyed the intellectual challenges the course presented and especially liked the related laboratory work. And Nguyen came to appreciate chemistry’s role in daily life — from the clothes we wear to the […]

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Canadian Parliament

Miranda Roberts: Canadian Parliament intern gains political, cultural experience

Miranda Roberts of Hermon, Maine spent five weeks last summer working in the office of a member of the Canadian Parliament. The only UMaine student to receive last year’s Canadian Parliamentary Internship, Roberts traveled to Ottawa with about 30 students from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, which partnered with UMaine for the program. From May 8 […]

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Samuel Borer

Samuel Borer: Dancing among the stars

When Samuel Borer isn’t choreographing the University of Maine’s next School of Performing Arts dance performance, running an ultramarathon, protecting the nation from weapons of mass destruction or figuring out new ways to detect one of the physical world’s most elusive subatomic particles, he’s probably thinking about space exploration. Borer has wanted to be an […]

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