Along the Mall

Dagher recognized as 2019 Transportation Champion by the Maine Better Transportation Association

Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, was recognized as the 2019 Transportation Champion by the Maine Better Transportation Association (MBTA) during an award ceremony Oct. 4 in Freeport.  MBTA is the largest transportation organization in the state with 700 members. The award ceremony celebrates and recognizes leaders […]

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UMaine experts among leaders in new Climate Adaptation Fellowship

The Climate Adaptation Fellowship, a peer-to-peer learning program designed to build climate resilience across farms, forests and communities, has launched its official website. According to a news release about the initiative, the Climate Adaptation Fellowship provides “a curriculum designed to give farmers, foresters, and advisors the information they need to adapt to climate change, bring […]

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Hall named Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Nancy Hall, professor of communication sciences and disorders, and department chair, has been named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Fellowship is one of the highest honors of the association. A nominee must have made contributions to the discipline of communication sciences and disorders that are significant both within and beyond one’s community and […]

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Sibley’s article on screening for cognitive decline published in Clinical Advisor

Clinical Advisor, a website for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, recently published an article by Sean Sibley, a lecturer of nursing at the University of Maine and a nurse practitioner at Northern Light Cutler Health Center. “Screening for Cognitive Decline in Primary Care” outlines why primary care providers should screen for cognitive decline, how they […]

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Stoll helps organize 3rd Local Seafood Summit

Joshua Stoll, University of Maine assistant professor of marine policy, is a member of the planning committee for the 3rd Local Seafood Summit, Oct. 6–7 in Portland, Oregon. More than 150 people from across North America who are involved in issues relating to the health and sustainability of small-scale fisheries are expected to attend. The summit […]

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Mauery exhibit opens in New Hampshire Oct. 4

The newest exhibition by University of Maine associate professor of art Andy Mauery, “devolve,” will be on display Oct. 4–Nov. 11 at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. In her artist’s statement, Mauery says “devolve” is an “ode to the non-human species that we can’t seem to stop ourselves from destroying; and a sideways look […]

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Kreutz attends UArctic meeting in Sweden

Karl Kreutz, professor in the Climate Change Institute and the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, attended the annual meeting of the University of the Arctic (UArctic) in Stockholm, Sweden from Sept. 18–20. The University of Maine Climate Change Institute is a member of UArctic — a cooperative network of universities, colleges, research institutes and […]

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UMaine organizes Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio 10th International Congress

Engineers, scientists, medical doctors and surgeons attended the Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (BAMN) 10th International Congress Sept. 8–11 in Bangor. The event was co-chaired by University of Maine professors of mechanical engineering Mohsen Shahinpoor and Masoud Rais-Rohani. Participants from throughout the world attended lectures, presentations, exhibits and workshops to learn about such topics as […]

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Walker to present at Maine Chapter of Brain Injury Association of America

Judy Walker, associate professor and coordinator of the University of Maine Speech Therapy Telepractice Program, will present at the 10th anniversary conference of the Brain Injury Association of America — Maine Chapter on Oct. 9 at the University of Southern Maine. In her presentation, “Telepractice and Technology: Innovative Cognitive Rehabilitation for Brain Injury Survivors in […]

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