What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted 9/29/2010 Margaret "Miki" Macdonald, a 1998 Master of Science in Nursing graduate was at the White House Tuesday, September 28, to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Mary Wakefield, the administrator of the Health Resources Service Administration, to talk about the Affordable Care Act.  Macdonald, who is the Maine representative to the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, will participate in a 2 p.m. conference call with other nurse practitioners to di...
  • Posted 10/8/10 The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government are pleased to announce that the computer cluster and color photocopier in the Graduate Student Center in Stodder Hall are now fully operational.  B/W and color photocopies as well as computer print jobs may be run at the Graduate Center.  The cost is 4 cents per copy charged against your MaineCard.  Note: There are $16 in funds available each semester on your MaineCard for photocopying and printing.  The c...
  •   A WLBZ news report highlights the work of the UMaine School of Economics Knowledge Transfer Alliance.  That initiative brings UMaine resources to businesses working to get established or to expand.  The news story describes the efforts of UMaine graduate student Bernardita Silva, working with a Passadumkeag business that involves the manufacture of landing nets made from maple, ash, cherry and other wood.
  •   The NZ Resources Web site in New Zealand carries a story about new research led by doctoral student Aaron Putnam of the UMaine Climate Change Institute.  The research, reported in the journal "Nature Geoscience," resolves long-standing questions about conditions that affected New Zealand glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age.