Features

A storm batters the Maine coast

SCIENCES

Sea monsters

Coastal storms research helps Maine anticipate and prepare for extreme weather

Maine map

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Then and now

Three humanities research projects bring Maine history
to life

Greg Ondo and a student

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Ode to nature

Greg Ondo’s art is elemental, with methods and materials intrinsically linked to the environment

Prison gardening

EDUCATION

Cultivating skills

UMaine Extension’s gardening programs go behind bars to benefit convicts and communities

Cell phones in a domino arrangement

ARTS AND HUMANITIES

Call for change

Amy Blackstone, Susan Gardner and Judith Rosenbaum provide perspective about sexual harassment, equitable workplace environments, and #MeToo and #TimesUp

Brown-tail moth

SCIENCES

Aliens and body snatchers

To stem the spread of invasive moths, UMaine entomologists turn to the species’ natural enemies

Also in this issue

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

President Susan J. Hunter

In Maine
and beyond

The mission of the state’s
research university

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Lobster fishermen on the ocean

Marine
Alliance

Consortium invests over $14 million in infrastructure projects to increase jobs

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Beech tree

Abundant
beech

Species dominating in the North Woods due to climate changes

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Finger pointing to Coming Home map

Coming
home

New map honors indigenous
place names in Canada

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

Hanging lamp

Heat and
power

UMaine one of eight DOE combined heat and power centers

FLAGSHIP DIFFERENCE

UMaine engineering logo

Engineering
Maine

$10 million gift will help construct new Engineering Education and Design Center

STUDENTS FIRST

Samantha Frank

Five
pins

Four-time National Collegiate Wrestling champ heading into a nursing career

INSIGHTS

Lung graphic

News
briefs

Research, innovation and student success
in entomology, forestry, education,
engineering, business and more

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FOUNDATION

Jay Spenciner

Vision for
Tomorrow

Recent donations to the comprehensive
campaign exceeding projections