What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted July 7, 2010 The Technology Association of Maine (Tech Maine) has selected UMaine Ph.D. candidate in marine sciences Soren Hansen as the 2010 “Technology Innovator of the Year” winner for his accomplishments as co-founder of Sea & Reef Aquaculture LLC, an Orono tropical fish company that seeks to increase the number of ornamental fish raised commercially as opposed to being caught in the wild. The award honors an outstanding technology professional who, beyond offer...
  • May 28, 2010 All New Graduate Teaching Assistants and New Graduate Students are invited to attend the Graduate School's annual orientation on August 25th and 26th.  The TA Orientation will be conducted at the newly renovated Stodder Hall, and the New Graduate Student Orientation will be conducted at Neville Hall in Room 101.  Please use the links below to view more information about orientation. Orientation Invitation TA Orientation Agenda (tentative) New Graduate Stude...
  • UMaine Earth Sciences graduate student Juan Luis García has won the 2010 J. Hoover Mackin Student Research Award from the Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division of the Geological Society of America. This prestigious award will help support García's doctoral research on the glacial and climate history of Torres del Paine region in southern Chile. The main goal of his research is to unravel the drivers of Holocene glacier-climate  fluctuations with a Southern Hem...
  • Posted June 22, 2010 The Biosensor Research Project headed by Dr. Vivian Wu at the Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory has opened the door for high school student Rebecca Ye.  Dr. Wu's biosensor projects which is currently being headed by Master of Science in Food Science & Human Nutrition student, Xiao Guo, is using nanotechnology and molecular approach to develop biosensors to identify pathogens. Guo has received several graduate awards regarding her research at Dr. Wu...