About

UMaine Today magazine, published twice a year by the University of Maine Division of Marketing and Communications, showcases creativity and achievement at the University of Maine. The goal of the general-interest magazine is to demonstrate the university’s value and contributions to the state, and to advance institutional goals. The first issue appeared October/November 2001. UMaine Today writers and editors are members of the University Research Magazine Association and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

UMaine Leadership

  • Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine System Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation; President of the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias
  • John Volin, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
  • Robert Dana, Vice President for Student Life and Inclusive Excellence, and Dean of Students
  • Dan Demeritt, Senior Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Chris Lindstrom, Vice President for Human Resources
  • Jeffery Mills, President and CEO of the University of Maine Foundation
  • Daniel Qualls, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Head of Campus
  • Ken Ralph, Director of Athletics
  • Christopher Richards, Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Kody Varahramyan, Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
  • Jake Ward, Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development
  • Joanne Yestramski, Interim Vice President and Chief Business Officer

UMaine Research Centers

  • Advanced Manufacturing Center
  • Advanced Structures and Composites Center
  • Aquaculture Research Institute
  • Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
  • Center for Research on Sustainable Forests
  • Center for Undergraduate Research
  • Center on Aging
  • Climate Change Institute
  • Forest Bioproducts Research Institute
  • Frontier Institute for Research in Sensor Technologies
  • Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Maine Center for Genetics in the Environment
  • Maine Center for Research in STEM Education
  • Maine Sea Grant
  • Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center
  • Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions

Printing and distribution of UMaine Today are underwritten by the University of Maine Foundation.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).