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University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Over 4,000 Maine students are attending University of Maine System institutions tuition free thanks to the grants, scholarships and donors that make it possible. Watch along as President Ferrini-Mundy explains several of the ways students in Maine are getting their education covered.

University of Maine
University of Maine
2 days
  • The way to a Black Bear’s heart? With baby goats of course. Yesterday’s Earth Day Spring Festival included a visit from these loving baby goats.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine Alumni Eric Roy faced the sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to ask for an investment in his company Hydroviv. In case you missed it, you can watch online now and see the deal he made for his custom water filters.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • A RiSE Center founding director, an innovative mathematics lecturer, and a paleolimnology researcher earn the 2019 Presidential Awards. These three are being recognized for the exceptional leadership they demonstrate in their teaching, research and community engagement to advance two critical areas — STEM education and climate change.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Courtney Hatton, recipient of the Wallace C. and Janet S. Dunham Prize presented annually by the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, overcomes it all and writes her own success story. This May, after 11 years Courtney will graduate and head into her next challenge — medical school.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • A new study by researchers at UMaine’s @climatechangeinstitute uncovers the secret to maintaining drinking water quality in Maine lakes may be in dissolved organic carbon. Kate Warner and Jasmine Saros worked to understand how increasingly frequent rain events affect freshwater ecosystems, and particularly how dissolved organic carbon is changing in Maine’s drinking water lakes.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Welcome Mac and Cheese to the world, two of the newest lambs to be born into the Icelandic sheep population at UMaine Witter Farm.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • “Opportunity,” says Olivia Reese, UMaine media studies major and recipient of Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship, is what comes to mind when she thinks of UMaine. Opportunity is also what gave Reese the confidence to take on her fellowship project which focuses on how social media affects the way we see the world.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Inside permafrost caves in Siberia, UMaine researcher Jacquelyn Gill was able to get closer to the landscape she has devoted her life to studying than ever before. As part of the international all-star research team selected to explore the tunnels and what they reveal about lost worlds, Gill took a trip into the permafrost caves she referred to as a “fairytale wonderland.”

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • From different backgrounds, majors and experiences, these men and women come together to be recognized as the outstanding students of the 2019 graduating class. We sat down with them to find out what UMaine meant to them. bit.ly/2Vzw8vY

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • This summer, the Black Bear Food Guild, UMaine’s community-supported agriculture share program organized and managed by sustainable agriculture students, will enter into its 25th growing season. Farm shares are available now on a first-come, first-served basis. bit.ly/2VCs5yV

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Connor Ferguson, a recipient of the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship, is interested in understanding the role of sexuality in influencing literature. His fellowship project revolves around “reviving queer authors in the canon, primarily modernist era authors,” he says, “because that’s where erasure of queer identity becomes prevalent.”

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • When these nursing students learned about the low supply of pajamas for children in a local hospital, they decided to step in and help. So far they have been able to raise enough money to buy 500 sets of pajamas for hospitalized kids in need.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • For individuals with muscular dystrophy, deciding whether they should exercise can be a big question. UMaine student Jordan Miner is trying to answer that question with the help of zebrafish. Her research, to be presented at the UMaine Student Research Symposium on April 10, compares zebrafish with muscular dystrophy to those without using stimulated training responses.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine classes scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. or later today are canceled. Only employees designated essential in their department's Storm Day Staffing Plan are expected to be at work from 1 p.m. to midnight today.

    Fogler Library and the Rec Center will be open.

    UMaine snow removal efforts will be going throughout the day and night. Members of the university community are asked to refrain from coming to campus unless absolutely necessary. If you are uncertain if a scheduled UMaine activity is occurring, please call the contact number for that particular event.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Drew Brooks, double major in microbiology and music with a minor in molecular biology has been named 2019 valedictorian and Ana Eliza Souza Cunha, biology major with minors in neuroscience and psychology, salutatorian. These outstanding students will be honored at UMaine’s 217th Commencement Ceremony on May 11. http://bit.ly/2VocyTs

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Harley Rogers is using her education in history to understand politics today. Her Honor’s thesis compares newspaper coverage of Margaret Chase Smith during her 1964 presidential primary run with coverage of Hillary Clinton’s presidential primaries in 2008 and 2016 to understand how the public perceives female leadership in politics. Read more about Harley’s research ⬇️

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Green crab dog biscuits — science tested, puppy approved. UMaine researcher Angela Myracle is taking invasive green crabs in Maine to the dogs. Green crab dog biscuits make use of a bycatch and could help address the problem of the invasive species decimating Maine’s clam population. And the best part? Pooches seem to love them! http://bit.ly/2CSVLAK

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • New research conducted by UMaine neurobiologist Kristy Townsend shows that young mice on a high omega-3 polyunsaturated fat diet experience sustained adipose tissue damage and dysfunction in addition to gaining less weight. These findings may have important implications for human nutrition and dietary health. http://bit.ly/2CQ0tip

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Recent UMaine graduate Ozzy Degnan has been selected by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) as an outstanding future professional and will represent the Eastern District at the United States SHAPE America National Convention. Ozzy is only the third UMaine student to represent the district in 40 years, and he says he is humbled and thankful for his experiences at UMaine that have prepared him. Read more about Ozzy ⬇️

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Congratulations President Ferrini-Mundy. Wonderful inauguration ceremony today and a great week of community activities in Orono and Machias.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • The University Singers gave a nice preview performance at a rest stop on their way home from touring last week. Tonight, they will take the Collins Center for the Arts stage at 7:30 for the final celebratory event of Inauguration Week. Free and open to the public.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Near or far, we hope you will join us for the Inauguration of President Joan Ferrini Mundy. If you can’t make it to the Collins Center, join us online to hear Gov. Janet Mills, NSF Director France Córdova, and President Ferrini-Mundy: umaine.edu/inauguration

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • The symposium “Fostering Learner Success at American Research Universities: Challenges and Opportunities” starts at 3 today in Minsky Recital Hall with a keynote address from Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Susan Singer, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

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