At a Glance

Personalized instruction and course guides available for faculty

Librarians at Fogler Library teach a range of research sessions that support educational goals across disciplines, and they often provide supplementary assistance by creating online course guides. These course guides help link students to articles, databases and other resources relevant to their research. Course guides librarians have created for faculty this semester include BUA 325: […]

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Antarctica footage from 1930s, ’70s now online

Fogler Library has added three films about Antarctica to its YouTube channel. Two of the films are National Science Foundation productions from 1975 and 1978. These include shots of University of Maine faculty members George Denton and Harold W. Borns Jr., among the many featured researchers. The third film has silent footage taken by Paramount […]

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UMaine Extension videos gaining international attention via social media

A University of Maine Cooperative Extension video on bedbugs has gained international attention more than five years after it was posted online. The “Experts on Demand” video features Jim Dill, a pest management specialist with UMaine Extension, demonstrating “How to Look for and Avoid Bedbugs in Hotel or Motel Rooms.” In the video, Dill advises […]

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Riess receives maritime research award

Warren Riess is the recipient of the 2015 John Gardner Maritime Research Award from the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. Riess, a research associate professor of history, anthropology and marine sciences, is based at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Riess earned the award for making a significant contribution to the […]

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Blackstone leads Digital Commons downloads

“Gender Roles and Society,” a 2003 encyclopedia entry by University of Maine sociology professor Amy Blackstone, is the most downloaded, full-text article currently available in DigitalCommons@UMaine. “It is tremendously gratifying to know that my work has reached such a large audience. I’m stunned,” Blackstone says of the article’s nearly 20,300 downloads. Although the Digital Commons […]

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UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond to host Camp North Woods

The University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond will again this summer host the Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Camp North Woods. Camp North Woods was established because of interest in the hit TV series “North Woods Law” on Animal Planet. Staff and instructors will include Maine Game Wardens featured […]

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Potato research

Mallory receives USDA grant for potato and grain research in Chile

Ellen Mallory, University of Maine Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of sustainable agriculture, was awarded $11,902 grant for food research from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The project is supported by the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) and is titled, “Investigating Diversity as a Climate Resilience Strategy for Potato and […]

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Mette’s article most downloaded of 2015 in educational leadership journal

Ian Mette, an assistant professor of educational leadership at the University of Maine, had the most downloaded article of 2015 in the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. The paper, “Turnaround, Transformational, or Transactional Leadership: An Ethical Dilemma in School Reform,” appeared in the December 2014 issue of JCEL. It was downloaded more than 1,500 […]

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Mauery work selected for London exhibition

The work “” by Andrea “Andy” Mauery, a University of Maine sculptor and associate professor of art, was selected as one of 50 pieces for the international exhibit “CHROMA: Red Issue” in London. This is the first in a series of “CHROMA” curatorial experiments, beginning at London’s Safehouse 1, Jan. 22–24, featuring a collection of […]

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