Features

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Farming the sea

Maine’s aquaculture industry grows through research, innovation and collaboration

Winslow Hall

SCIENCES

Stellar in STEM

UMaine boasts five NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Opera workshop

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

The making of an opera

A poet and a composer collaborate to create a new work in an age-old genre

India helping with a newborn baby in a hospital room

HEALTH

‘This is where I belong

Tufts program fast-tracks UMaine’s top pre-med students to meet critical needs

Acadia National Park

SCIENCES

A century in Acadia

The symbiosis between a national park and Maine’s public research university

Elisabeth Kilroy

SCIENCES

On the front lines of discovery

Maine’s top biomedical research institutions collaborate to train the next generation of scientists and engineers

Stephen King on stage in the Collins Center for the Arts

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

From the heart

At the Collins Center for the Arts, Stephen King and friends launch a book about their experiences at UMaine during the Vietnam War era

Also in this issue

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

President Susan J. Hunter

Maine’s public
research university

A time-tested approach to engagement by students and faculty for the greater good

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

SEA Fellows on the coast of Maine

SEA Fellows

Students explore university-industry
marine partnerships

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Lobster

In hot water

Rising ocean temperatures threaten
lobster larvae

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Football fans cheering

Advancing athletics

UMaine receives $1.5 million award
from Alfond Foundation

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Tree in test tube

Fuel in forests

Innovative research focuses on adding value to woody biomass

STUDENTS FIRST

Zikomo Barr

Leading by example

Barr focused on student success and the first-generation college experience

STUDENTS FIRST

Allyson Eslin

Going public

Triple major aiming for political office

BLACK BEAR SUCCESS

Jean George

Championing innovation

Helping scientific entrepreneurs break into the business of biotechnology

INSIGHTS

Climate map

News briefs

Research, innovation and scholarship in environmental sciences, climate change, STEM education, marine sciences and more

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FOUNDATION

Dick Hill

A legend leaves a legacy

Professor Emeritus Dick Hill continues to make a difference at UMaine