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First year policy, international affairs students visit Maine State House

On Feb. 15, five first-year students from the University of Maine School of Policy and International Affairs took a field trip to the state capitol for the 2024 Nonprofit Day at the Maine State House, hosted by the Maine Association of Nonprofits.  As part of a class on public service in the nonprofit/nongovernmental organization sector, […]

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LaRochelle to discuss LBJ’s war on poverty at Washington, D.C. conference

Ryan LaRochelle, a senior lecturer at the University of Maine Cohen Institute for Leadership and Public Service, has been invited to participate in a forum on the 60th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty at the National Community Action Foundation’s upcoming annual conference March 12-15 in Washington, D.C.  The forum will analyze […]

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Wujcik ranked among 2023 best rising stars in science by

Evan Wujcik, an assistant professor of chemical and biomedical engineering with a joint appointment in the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) at the University of Maine, was named one of the Best Rising Stars of Science in 2023 by, the number one online research portal for scientists. The list, now in its second […]

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NAS awards UMaine professor for work on marine ecosystems

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) honored University of Maine marine ecologist Robert S. Steneck for advancing the scientific understanding and conservation of marine ecosystems.  Steneck, who retired from a 41-year career at UMaine in fall 2023, was among 20 recipients of the 2024 NAS Awards.  The Gilbert Morgan Smith Medal and a $50,000 prize […]

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ARI’s impact at NACE: connecting aquaculture research with industry needs

The University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) had a significant presence at the Northeast Aquaculture Conference and Exposition in Rhode Island, leading a comprehensive panel discussion and engaging in a strategic visit to GreenWave hatchery in Connecticut. These activities highlighted ARI’s commitment to advancing sustainable aquaculture through a blend of innovative research, such as […]

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Carter honored with 2024 DACF Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award

Hannah Carter, dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension and associate provost for online and continuing education at UMaine, has been named the recipient of the 2024 Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award. The award is the highest agriculture sector recognition in the state, annually celebrating individuals who demonstrate […]

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UMaine students, alum recognized at EATA annual convention

Athletic training students Gabe Benson and Gavin Parks and alumnus Tim Weston were among the members of the University of Maine community to participate in the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association’s (EATA) 76th Annual Convention, held January 5-8 in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Benson, a junior from Millinocket, Maine, represented the UMaine athletic training education program and the […]

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