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University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • A newly published study on scallops puts Maine eDNA approaches to work. By analyzing environmental DNA in water samples, UMaine researchers will be able to track marine spawning events, a beneficial tool for marine species management and conservation practices.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine alum Patrick Pittis’ faith in his own dream could have landed him his big break. Earlier this year, Universal Studios won the bidding war for the Maine native and class of 2013 grad’s script, “Rubble.” Click to learn more about Pittis’ journey.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation EpSCoR program will fund a five-year Maine Environmental DNA (Maine-eDNA) initiative that aims to establish Maine as a national leader in environmental monitoring and ecological understanding of coastal ecosystems through statewide, multi-institutional research education and outreach.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • We call this one: Marsh Island living.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • “Advances in remote sensing technology are revolutionizing the way in which forests are continually measured and monitored,” says Parinaz Rahimzadeh, the lead researcher on a NASA-funded project to develop comprehensive models on forest tree decline detection and damage assessment.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Spot a butterfly? Now, with the help of a new app, your butterfly spotting can help UMaine researchers better understand the validity of a model that predicts the location of monarch roosting sites.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine marine sciences student, Alexyss Limewood is fascinated by the things to be discovered in the unknown of the ocean. This summer, Limewood is in Ellsworth studying some of that unknown, specifically, how exposure to different conditions affects the growth of oysters.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • New study conducted by UMaine sociology professor Karyn Sporer examines how families remain “somewhat positive despite living in incredibly stressful and sometimes dangerous homes.” The key: gaining insight and knowledge about mental illness, joining peer support programs, and identifying a silver lining.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Algae-based bioplastic, sustainable aquaculture fisheries and post-harvest lobster storage were just a few of the topics presented at the fourth annual SEA Fellows Symposium at the UMaine Darling Marine Center. Read more about how people interested in Maine’s ocean and marine economy came together ⬇️ http://bit.ly/2KFJToz

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • “To give them a great education, we have to show them the world.” — With funds from UMaine alums and donors, Allen and Patty Morell, Dean of the Honors College, François Amar, did just that by taking students to Sierra Leone this summer to work on two high-impact projects.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • #SpoilerAlert — actually, don’t plug your ears just yet. According to UMaine researcher Judith Rosenbaum, spoilers might not be so bad. In a recent study, published in The Journal of Psychology, Rosenbaum and co-authors find that spoilers for horror films can enhance the thrill of anticipation of being frightened. bit.ly/2KxP9dX

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine earns second national college and university ranking for the summer with placement in the Princeton Review’s list of “The Best 385 Colleges.” The schools were chosen for the 28th edition of “The Best 385 Colleges” based on data submitted by college administrators and surveys of college undergraduates.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Mackenzie Mazur’s lifelong fascination with the ocean drove her to the study of ocean sustainability. This summer, the UMaine marine biology Ph.D. student traveled to Copenhagen to present her research investigating interactions of fishery ecology and population dynamics.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • It’s beginning to feel a little like fall in Black Bear Nation as the football team takes to the field for its first official practice coming off of a historic season. Go Black Bears!

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Sculptures in Susan Smith’s art piece titled “The Passage” were created from border wall fragments embedded with fiber, clothing and items left behind by migrants that bring their journeys to life. Smith, professor and assistant director of the University of Maine’s Intermedia MFA program, won an international award for artwork that addresses the worldwide refugee crisis.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • UMaine women’s basketball players Dor Saar and Anna Kahelin are taking their Black Bear pride all the way to the FIBA U20 European Basketball Championships. Both women will compete in the championships, Aug. 3–11, Kahelin for Team Finland and Saar for Team Israel.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • In a collaboration with 35 Maine companies, the UMaine Center for Additive Manufacturing of Metals (CAMM) is working to turn metal particles into solid objects using 3D printing. The funding, from the Maine Technology Institute, is allowing CAMM to do the research and remove the risk from Maine businesses that are looking to innovate.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • “Food and nutrition is where science meets everyday life,” says UMaine master’s student, Abigail Wiegand. Earlier this year, Wiegand presented her research, which focuses on Maine-grown sugar kelp and its ability to neutralize free radicals at the American Society for Nutrition’s annual international conference. ⬇️

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • The University of Maine is just one of three universities that will be pioneering the development and scaling of a micro-credentialing program. The BadgedToHire project aims to identify the specific skills needed for entry-level positions and help create a process to equip students with the right combination of skills. https://bit.ly/2JUxm0i

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Alaska to Everest, the coast of Maine to right here in our community. Black Bears are making an impact and gaining experience in every area. Where will UMaine take you, Class of 2023?

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Awihkhikaní-wikəwαm, meaning “book house,” is the Penobscot language translation that now adorns Fogler Library’s sign. The library is just one of many locations on campus where you will now see bilingual signage, English and Penobscot, as a way of honoring the Wabanaki roots of the University of Maine.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Montana Benning and Melissa Britsch are taking their marine biology studies to new depths this summer during the Intro to Research Diving class at the Darling Marine Center. Both Montana and Melissa have relished getting to apply their newfound love of diving to their long-standing passion for science.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • In ART 499, students bridge the gap between school and the rest of life, teaching students how to function as an artist. After time in the classroom, these students put their knowledge to the test as they plan, design and execute their own art gallery. bit.ly/2GfusCg

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • Time for some afternoon reflecting.

University of Maine
University of Maine
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  • On average, 20 veterans die by suicide every day in the U.S., UMaine alum Andrew Vernon is on a mission to reverse that staggering statistic. In a recent piece published in the Portland Press Herald, the 2010 graduate and Army veteran called for more resources being dedicated to veterans’ mental health to help decrease the rate of suicide. Read more about the positive changes Vernon has already seen since his editorial piece.

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