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Xue receives NSF Early CAREER award for hydrodynamic sensing research

Qian Xue, University of Maine assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award for her research on the hydrodynamic sensing model of seal whiskers. NSF CAREER awards are one of the organization’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty and include a federal […]

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Maine Geological Survey uses RLE students’ report about Harriman Point

The Maine Geological Survey is using a report prepared by students from a 2021 Research Learning Experience (RLE) course that describes the geological and anthropological features of Harriman Point, a natural preserve in Brooklin, Maine.  Christopher Gerbi, a professor with the University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences, and students from his Sharing […]

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President Ferrini-Mundy to deliver State of the University address March 8

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will give the 2022 State of the University address at 10 a.m., March 8 in Minsky Recital Hall, located in the Class of 1944 Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed: https://youtu.be/MgvNVjsFaNs. The event will feature guest appearances by UMaine Faculty Senate […]

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Babak Hejrati

Hejrati receives 2022 NSF Early CAREER Award

For his research using robots to aid mobility, Babak Hejrati, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The annual CAREER awards are one of the organization’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty and include a federal […]

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UMaine ascends to highest tier of national research universities

UMaine ascends to highest tier of national research universities

Maine’s research and innovation reputation takes a monumental step forward as the state’s public research university earns an R1 Carnegie Classification, UMaine joins the ranks of the nation’s top 146 doctoral research universities engaged in “very high research activity.” Orono, Maine — The University of Maine has been designated an R1 university by the prestigious […]

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Board authorizes $14 million investment in UMaine women’s athletic facilities

Orono, Maine — The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has approved up to $14 million to implement priority 1 athletic field improvements to the University of Maine varsity soccer, softball and field hockey venues starting this spring, and to continue planning and design of the UMaine athletics facilities master plan.   The improvements are […]

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