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AMQUA Award for Leadership in Quaternary Sciences – J. Gill

Dr. Jacquelyn Gill has been awarded the AMQUA Award for Leadership in Quaternary Sciences, which recognizes “a North American mid-career Quaternary scientist for combining an outstanding track record of scientific discovery with exceptional broader impacts within our profession and society at large.” “Research contributions should comprise a body of work that significantly advances understanding of […]

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Vendy Hazuková: Diving deep into Arctic lake ecology

Vendy Hazuková: Diving deep into Arctic lake ecology June 7, 2024 Someone who knows how to smile in subzero weather, Vendy Hazuková’s grit in the field has defined her as a graduate student at the University of Maine. Much of her time learning was outside of the classroom collecting samples in the Arctic, which ultimately […]

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Newsom talks with News Center Maine on Wabanaki archaeological sites

News Center Maine interviewed Bonnie Newsom, a University of Maine associate professor of anthropology, about a new effort involving her, UMaine Ph.D. students and the National Park Service to protect Wabanaki archaeological sites in Acadia National Park from climate change using Indigenous and western knowledge. Federal funding will support the project, which will involve devising […]

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Wind Powered Crossing of Greenland

Climate Change Institute researchers (Mayewski, Potocki, Naveira) involved in scientific activities to be conducted during a 1500km crossing of Greenland with Ramon Larramendi‘s zero pollution, sustainable technology Inuit Windsled platform for scientific research.   https://greenland.net/windsled/sos-arctic-2024-1500-km-of-crossing-greenland-to-study-the-eternal-ice/

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Micinski writes an article for The Conversation on European migration

Nicholas Micinski, a University of Maine assistant professor of political science and international affairs, wrote an article published by The Conversation titled “EU migration overhaul stresses fast-track deportations and limited appeal rights for asylum seekers.” Micinski’s article explores governmental responses to issues relating to refugees in Europe. Metropolitan-Barcelona shared the article.

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UMaine archaeologist elected to National Academy of Sciences – D. Sandweiss

  In the fall, students enrolled in the course “Introduction to Anthropology: Human Origins and Prehistory” will be taught by a world-renowned archaeologist who recently received one of the highest honors a scientist can achieve.  Longtime University of Maine professor Daniel H. Sandweiss was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on April 30. […]

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Remarkable scientific achievement by UMaine archaeologist Dr. Daniel H. Sandweiss

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities, I am pleased to share with all of you that longtime UMaine professor and world-renowned archaeologist Dr. Daniel H. Sandweiss was elected to the National Academy of Sciences this week. Membership to this prestigious organization of leading researchers is one of the highest honors […]

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