Features

Everest climbers

SCIENCES

High achievers

UMaine climate scientists participate in National Geographic and Rolex’s Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Everest to better understand ‘Earth’s critical life-support systems’

Researchers walking in the woods

SCIENCES

What’s the attraction?

In the western Maine mountains, Amber Roth studies the habitat use of two songbird species to help inform land management practices

Lord Hall Gallery exhibition

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Framing Maine

Fall exhibition in run-up to state’s bicentennial focuses on artists’ perspective on place

Thrift store

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Secondhand chic

Cultural anthropologist digs into the roots and relevance of Maine’s reuse economy, and its sustainability value

Maine painting

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Maine turns 200

‘The past, present and future remain intertwined’

Also in this issue

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Alumni Hall

The UMaine experience

Research and scholarship that foster learner success

 

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

eDNA graphic

Maine Environmental DNA
initiative to support
coastal ecosystems

EPSCoR to lead the $20 million NSF project

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Katherine Allen

11,000 years of
Gulf of Maine temps

Research will provide longer-term context for recent warming

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

3D printed boat hull

3D printing with

wood products

UMaine, Oak Ridge National Laboratory announce $20 million partnership to boost forest products industry

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

INSPIRES

Harnessing forest ecosystem
integrity, resilience data

NSF grant focuses on leveraging intelligent informatics and smart data

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Metal manufacturing

The additive metal
manufacturing advantage

CAMM offers training
for Maine businesses

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Fogler Library sign

Bilingual signage —
English and Penobscot

Initiative helps the UMaine community ‘acknowledge the past, learn from it,
and be better for it’

STUDENTS FIRST

LaFrance siblings

A family of
Black Bears

Four siblings attend UMaine
at the same time

BLACK BEAR SUCCESS

Patrick Pittis

Action!

‘Rubble’ screenplay may lay groundwork for Pittis’ Hollywood film career

STUDENTS FIRST

Fulbright finalists

Three Fulbright finalists

Two students, one alumna take their research projects abroad

UMAINE ENGAGED

4-H Tech Changemakers

Community FEAST

Microsoft and National 4-H Council empower Washington County teens to combat local food insecurity

UMAINE ENGAGED

Donors

Transformative vision

New Engineering Education and Design Center named for Jim and Eileen Ferland

INSIGHTS

Monarch butterfly

News
briefs

Research, innovation and student success in Earth and climate sciences, anthropology, psychology and more

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FOUNDATION

Todd and Danielle Saucier

Leave a legacy

Bequests benefit future
generations of UMaine students