Features

Art Exhibition

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Being an artist

Professional course prepares students to curate art – and a successful career

raking blueberries

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

A wild story

Maine wild blueberry growers and university experts are united in the stewardship of the state’s native crop

Brianna Hughes

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The edge

Courses, internships and incubators foster student innovation in Maine and beyond

Rural education

EDUCATION

Transforming rural education

Unique research-practice partnership affirms synergy of schools and community well-being

Phillip Silver

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Lost and found

Phillip Silver defies history to reclaim ‘thwarted voices’

Also in this issue

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Joan Ferrini-Mundy

Collaboration
is key

Partnerships accelerate UMaine’s research, creativity, achievement and learner success

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Predicting available iron

Predicting
available iron

International research team to study effects of ocean acidification in North Pacifica

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Balunkeswar (Balu) Nayak

Food
groups

Active learning key to preparing students for industry demands

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

mosquito on skin

Transmission
and tourism

Researchers awarded $1.5 million to examine mosquito-borne diseases

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Dog biscuits

Sea
biscuits

Green crab research goes to the dogs

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Hess lab

Flu-fighting
discovery

Protein, lipid connection could help lead to new influenza therapies

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Margaret Chase Smith

Recipes for
success

Role of food in politics, public life the focus of research collaborative

STUDENTS FIRST

Nursing students in Costa Rica

Care without
borders

Students gain a worldview while providing nursing treatment in Costa Rica

STUDENTS FIRST

Kimberly Crowley and Nicholas Rotterweller Portraits, Humanities Center Fellowship

‘What makes
us human’

Two English majors named inaugural McGillicuddy Humanities Center Fellows

UMAINE ENGAGED

Hazel Goodwin

‘She makes sure
everyone is loved’

Hazel Goodwin has given her hands to larger service since 1954

INSIGHTS

Maine coast

News
briefs

Research, innovation and scholarship in spatial informatics, sociology, new media, forestry, history and more

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FOUNDATION

Commencement photo

Celebrating
success

University of Maine Foundation has a transformational 85-year tradition