What's New at the Graduate School

  •   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.
  • For Spring 2011, the Graduate School requests nominations to fill 4 Presidential Teaching Fellowships for UMaine doctoral students who have passed their comprehensive exams and 1 Presidential Teaching Fellowships for a UMaine post-doctoral fellow. Each pre-doctoral Presidential Teaching Fellow will receive a stipend of $6,500 and one credit of tuition for the Spring 2011 semester; the  post-doctoral Presidential Teaching Fellow will receive a stipend of $7,500. Each Teaching Fellow will...
  • Posted September 23, 2010 UMaine Climate Change Institute graduate students Leigh Stearns is featured along with her advisor, glaciologist Gordon Hamilton, in a Rolling Stone Magazine story about the accelerated melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets.  Writer Ben Wallace-Wells spent time with Stearns, Hamilton and their colleagues during an expedition to Greenland.
  • Posted 9/20/10 In response to the University of Maine System's New Challenges/New Directions clarion call for significantly increasing the number of students enrolled in online degree programs, Project Seven 24/7 was proposed as The University of Maine's commitment to this goal and to its historic statewide, land-grant mission of outreach for the state of Maine. As part of a strategic University of Maine investment plan, Project Seven 24/7 proposes seven new online masters programs...