Features

Tents in the snow at night

SCIENCES

Cold context

Internationally recognized climate scientist Paul Mayewski documents the past to ensure the future

Jason Bolton

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Market value

For Maine entrepreneurs, food safety expert Jason Bolton is part of their recipe for success

Ticks

HEALTH

Tick check

Multiple initiatives focus on stemming a growing threat in Maine

Friends

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

The company we keep

Research focuses on the role and value of friendship in the lives of youngsters and adolescents

Salmon research

SCIENCES

Watching for eyes

Reproduction endocrinology research could improve survival rates of Atlantic salmon embryos

Also in this issue

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

President Susan J. Hunter

Collaborating for the
common good

Maine’s land grant university
partners to problem solve

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Lobster

Age bands

Learning about crustaceans’ internal structures that exhibit growth patterns similar to trees

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Arctic region

Altered Arctic

Scientists synthesize two decades of multidisciplinary research in the Kangerlussuaq region

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Eastern Hemlock

Hemlock at high risk

The foundational species is expected to face increasing decline as winters warm

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Bioengineering students

Baby breaths

Bioengineering students design
model for more accurately simulating
the breathing of children in
critical conditions

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Voice illustration

Flowing voice

NSF CAREER Award dedicated to better understanding the mechanism responsible for the human voice

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Pilot plant

Scaling up

A Biomass to Bioproducts Pilot Plant is the newest addition to UMaine’s prototyping research facilities

UMAINE ENGAGED

Graduate student providing teletherapy

A click away

Speech-language teletherapy breaks
the bounds of isolation

STUDENTS FIRST

Graham Van Goffrier

Summers in the lab

Physics, electrical engineering major
named a Goldwater Scholar

INSIGHTS

Piggy bank

News briefs

Research, innovation and scholarship
in history, education, marine sciences
and more

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FOUNDATION

Buchanan Alumni House

Home is where the heart is

A legacy of giving at
Buchanan Alumni House