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UMaine Today Magazine 

Summer 2002 Features:

In a Roundabout Way
In a Roundabout Way

For UMaine traffic engineer Per Gårder, the key to transportation safety is the geometric design of roadways. His internationally recognized research is making inroads into efficient and effective highway planning.

 
Complete Composure
Complete Composure

The music of composer Beth Wiemann is unconventional, contemporary and classical, often incorporating computer- generated sounds. Whether performed by schoolchildren, Grammy Award-winning artists or international orchestras, Wiemann's works are keeping audiences and critics intrigued.   

 
Going Green
Going Green

Artist Susan Groce has made UMaine a world leader in the development of safer, environmentally friendly non-toxic printmaking. 

 
A Sea Change
A Sea Change

On the desert coast of Peru, archaeologist Dan Sandweiss made a discovery that revolutionized the study of El Niņo and its effects on civilization. What he found in the ancient clamshells has led to greater understanding of climate and culture.

 
Taking Stock
Taking Stock

The collapse of Enron served as a wake-up call for many investors and corporations. As a result, a renewed respect for traditional principles of investing may be on the horizon, says UMaine Professor of Finance Bob Strong.

 
Planting Ideas
Planting Ideas

If you're looking for a Blushing Princess, Dark Star or Red Petticoats, look no further than Cooperative Extension's Demonstration Garden, where the newest stars in flowers and foliage are planted.

 
Shifting Shorelines
Shifting Shorelines

Geologist Joe Kelley has been called "Maine's coastal conscience." For 20 years, he has guarded the well-being of the state's shoreline, championing the policies needed to protect it for future generations.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 2 Issue 3

 

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