What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted November 5th, 2009 - Juan Luis Garcia, a doctoral student in Earth Sciences, has been awarded a 2010-2011 graduate scholarship from the Organization of the American States (OAS) for up to two years, valued at $30,000/year. Further information on OAS scholarships is at: http://www.educoas.org/portal/en/oasbecas/about.aspx. Garcia is researching glacial geology in southern Chile under the guidance of Dr. Brenda Hall.Mr. Garcia's research focuses on the glacial history of the Torre...
  • Posted October 9, 2009 His essay, "Opening the Source of Art," can be viewed at:The abstract of the essay reads: "The open source community has developed a number of tools and philosophies to assist in distributed software development. The Still Water Lab at the University of Maine believes that these tools and philosophies can be adapted to facilitate other forms of distributed creative endeavors. It has developed two tools that reinterpret the ideas used in open source so...
  • September 1, 2009 All Graduate Faculty, Graduate Students with their Families and Support Staff  are invited to the annual Graduate School Picnic Stodder Hall Patio (East Side) Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Rain Date: (Thursday, Oct. 1)
  • Posted July 23, 2009 James Killarney a Doctoral student in Chemistry recently won the $100 dollar cash prize for the best new student poster presenter at the regional Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Conference is Durham, N.H.  Killarney's poster explained "Fluorescence Spectroscopy as a Rapid, Cost-Effective Method to Monitor and Analyze Low Levels of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCP) in Environmental Water Samples."  Killar...