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UMaine Today Magazine 

October / November 2001 Features:

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Dana Humphrey is the nation's leading expert on the use of tire chips in civil engineering projects. In Maine, where once there were more stockpiled used tires per capita than in any other state, Humphrey's research has helped clean up the landscape.

 
One Best Friend
One Best Friend

Children need high-quality friendships. One best friend can mean the difference between a happy childhood and one filled with loneliness and despair.

 
Music Amid the Madness
Music Amid the Madness

Pianist Phillip Silver is on a musical and humanitarian quest. He is helping to ensure that the music of Jewish artists who died in the Holocaust lives on. 

 
What Matters Most
What Matters Most

For the past year, men's hockey coach Shawn Walsh has been taking on his toughest opponent cancer. As Walsh prepares to take his place behind the UMaine bench for his 18th season, he reflects on health, hockey and his hopes for the future.

 
The Ice Man
The Ice Man

Since his trip to Antarctica in 1968, Paul Mayewski has led more than 35 Antarctic, Arctic and high-mountain expeditions. Clues locked in the ice cores he collects are helping scientists understand climate change.

 
Mastering Teaching and Learning
Mastering Teaching and Learning

UMaine's Master of Arts in Teaching program allows aspiring teachers to attain a graduate degree and certification in 12 months. The goal is to help address the shortfall of well-qualified teachers in Maine and across the nation.

 
When Smaller is Better
When Smaller is Better

The growth of small and home-based businesses is an important economic development strategy in the state. Helping to ensure that entrepreneurs get the assistance they need to get started and keep their small businesses healthy is a role of The University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 1 Issue 1

 

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