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UMaine Today magazine, published twice a year by the University of Maine Division of Marketing and Communications, showcases creativity and achievement at the University of Maine. The goal of the general-interest magazine is to demonstrate the university’s value and contributions to the state, and to advance institutional goals. The first issue appeared October/November 2001. UMaine Today writers and editors are members of the University Research Magazine Association and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

2013 CASE District I Bronze Excellence Award for Best Writing, Magazines, circulation 25,000 and over

2006 First Place, Printing, Maine Graphic Arts Association

2005 Golden Arrow Award, Maine Public Relations Council

2002 CASE Bronze Medal for General Interest Magazines

UMaine Leadership
Susan Hunter, President
Karlton Creech, Director of Athletics
Robert Dana, Vice President for Student Life
Jeffrey Hecker, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Jimmy Jung, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Carol Kim, Vice President for Research
Ryan Low, Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance
Eric Rolfson, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Megan Sanders, Vice President for Human Resources and Chief of Staff
Jake Ward, Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development

UMaine Research Centers
Advanced Structures and Composites Center
Aquaculture Research Institute
Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
Center for Research on Sustainable Forests
Center on Aging
Climate Change Institute
Forest Bioproducts Research Institute
Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology
Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (Maine RiSE Center)
Maine Sea Grant
Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Office of Innovation and Economic Development
Senator George J. Mitchell Center & Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative

Managing Editor
Margaret Nagle

Designers
Valerie Ireland
Michael Mardosa
Carol Nichols

Staff Photographers
Adam Küykendall
Michael Mardosa

Printing and distribution of UMaine Today are underwritten by the University of Maine Foundation.

Contact Us:

Division of Marketing and Communications
University of Maine
5703 Alumni Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5703
207.581.3745

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 207.581.1226.