New faculty orientation for Research and Graduate Studies

Please join Dr. Kody Varahramyan, Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, and other senior staff of the OVPRDGS in an introductory session on the programs and resources that are available for new faculty hires. Each session will conclude with a Q&A period. Please register by following the links below.

Session 1
Tuesday, September 12
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Bangor Room, Memorial Union
Register for Session 1

Session 2:
Wednesday, September 13
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Stodder Hall, Room 57
Register for Session 2


Research by the Numbers

Maine’s only research university.

16 Research Centers and Institutes.

13 Signature and Emerging areas of excellence.

85 master’s, and 35 doctoral degrees.

Of the state’s public universities. UMaine awards:

  • 37% of 4-year degrees
  • 39% of masters degrees
  • 85% of Ph.D.s and Ed.D.s

Over $51 million in extramural funding in FY15

More than $79 million in research expenditures in FY15

361 Master’s and 60 Ph.D. degrees awarded in 2015-16