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UMaine Today Magazine 

April / May 2002 Features:

A Semester by the Sea
A Semester by the Sea

At the Darling Center on the Gulf of Maine, marine science and non-marine science undergraduates are immersed in the study of ocean science through an atypical learning experience called Semester by the Sea.

 
Prehistoric Health
Prehistoric Health

Anthropologist Kristin Sobolik analyzes biological evidence to understand ancient American societies and the environmental changes they endured. She is part of a scientific team that has advanced the use of DNA analysis on ancient human feces.

 
Out of this World
Out of this World

Professor of Physics and Astronomy Neil Comins has spent a lifetime exploring the cosmos and helping others to do the same. 

 
The Paper Trail
The Paper Trail

Proserfina Bennett is managing director of UMaine's Pulp and Paper Process Development Center, where the focus is on helping to make better paper.

 
The Quality of Life
The Quality of Life

By 2020, Maine's elderly population is projected to grow by more than 40 percent. In response to the needs of the rapidly increasing population, the University's new Center on Aging is focusing on high-quality training, education and practical research to make a difference in people's lives.

 
The Inspiration of Aspiration
The Inspiration of Aspiration

Russ Quaglia is a national expert on student aspirations. An educator and researcher, Quaglia is committed to the philosophy that all young people can be productive contributors and achievers in schools.

 
Partners in Parenting
Partners in Parenting

Community building and networking are the hallmarks of the nationally recognized Teen Parent Program in Knox County, offered by The University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 2 Issue 2

 

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