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  • Outbreak in the North Woods Sciences Outbreak in the North Woods UMaine partners with Maine Forest Service, Maine Forest Products Council for disaster preparedness in advance of the next spruce budworm infestation
  • Mysterious islanders Sciences Mysterious islanders Red-backed salamanders reveal a new pocket of biodiversity in Maine
  • From the ground up Economic Development From the ground up The state’s potato breeding program cultivates new varieties to grow the industry
  • Waves of the future Engineering Waves of the future New $13.8 million ocean engineering research facility focuses on marine-related economic development
  • Thinking big Sciences Thinking big Protecting ecosystems could begin with the restoration of the largest species


  • Defining tomorrow President's message Defining tomorrow UMaine's model for the future is grounded in its role as Maine's partner
  • Teaching avatars Flagship difference Teaching avatars New lab allows education students to teach in a virtual classroom
  • Plum assignment Flagship difference Plum assignment Researchers looks at viability of new fruit crop to diversify Maine farms
  • Autism advocacy Flagship difference Autism advocacy Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research publishes three-volume parent guide
  • Growing organic Flagship difference Growing organic Researchers receive $1 million to boost Maine grain production
  • Science partners Flagship difference Science partners Initiatives create statewide community of educators discussing and demonstrating best practices in STEM education
  • Change champion Flagship difference Change champion Habib Dagher recognized by White House for transportation innovation
  • Green insulation Students first Green insulation Young entrepreneurs plan to introduce a new generation of recyclable, reusable foam products
  • Milestones Black Bear success Milestones Alumnus on campus for two of UMaine’s major anniversary celebrations
  • Sights and sounds Black Bear success Sights and sounds International marine mammal observer is based in Maine
  • Financial future Students first Financial future Rogers at home at UMaine, State Street, Wall Street
  • Brain power Students first Brain power Collaborative research in a neurobiology lab epitomizes the UMaine student experience
  • Semester in Antarctica Students first Semester in Antarctica Marine sciences major studies impact of warming ocean temperatures
  • News briefs Insights News briefs UMaine research and innovation in STEM education, aquaculture, marine sciences, arts and humanities, climate change and geospatial sciences
  • Enabling excellence University of Maine Foundation Enabling excellence The difference the Gilbert Loan Program makes for students pursuing medical, dental and veterinary careers