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UMaine Today Magazine 

March / April 2005 Features:

A Sporting Chance
A Sporting Chance

In recent years, interscholastic sports have been overshadowed by a troubling trend of out-of-control parents, win-at-all-costs coaches and student-athletes pressured to perform. A new report, Sports Done Right, hopes to change that.

 
Oh! Canada?
Oh! Canada?

What do Americans know about their largest neighboring nation? According to Canadian Studies experts, too little.

 
Sense Is
Sense Is

Works by 22 of UMaine's leading student artists, exhibited as part of a senior capstone course, reveal a breadth and depth of talent, passion, voice and visual vocabulary.

 
Arctic Dawn
Arctic Dawn

On a windswept desert island in the Arctic sleeps a fossil forest, evidence of a time 45 million years ago when this part of the world was warmer and 100-foot-tall trees thrived. UMaine forest biologist Richard Jagels wants to know how predecessors of today's dawn redwoods lived and died.

 
Prehistoric Swordfishing
Prehistoric Swordfishing

In the land of birchbark canoes, the archaeological record clearly shows that prehistoric peoples in Maine and the Maritimes hunted swordfish. How can this be? A UMaine anthropologist has spent two decades trying to find the answer.

UMaine Today
Creativity and Achievement at the University of Maine
Volume 5 Issue 2

 

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