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2014-08-20 23:10:24

UMPI partners with StraighterLine to offer students nationwide another affordable degree option. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 The University of Maine at Presque Isle has partnered with StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferrable online college courses, to give students across the nation another affordable pathway to its 30 liberal arts and professional degree programs. The University strives to be the region’s premier learning institution and is...

NSF Invests In Science And Engineering Infrastructure In Six Jurisdictions Across The Nation
2014-08-07 03:26:08

National Science Foundation Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, and the U.S. Virgin Islands will each receive $20 million for strategically aligned innovative research Six jurisdictions have received Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 awards from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The $20 million awards will bolster science and engineering academic research infrastructure in...

2014-08-05 23:01:10

A $20 million National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant will establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program in Maine. The multi-institutional, public-private partnership led by UMaine, in collaboration with the University of New England and other institutions in Maine, will use the state's 3,500-mile coastline as a living laboratory to study physical oceanography, biophysical, biogeochemical, socioeconomic and policy interactions that have local, bioregional,...

2014-06-03 23:17:53

Success of commercial trial launches University of Maine and Cerealus into leadership role in Nanotechnology for Paper Grades. Waterville, ME (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Cerealus, working with the University of Maine Process Development Center continues to be a leader in innovative technologies for Paper and Forestry research. Utilizing Cerealus’ unique starch encapsulation technology and UMaine’s proprietary developments, the collaborative effort enabled a novel bio-based cellulose...

2014-01-31 12:28:20

Software development company donates over $30,000 in software to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology Program PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kepware Technologies, a software development company focused on communications for automation, announced today a $30,000 software donation to the University of Maine, Orono's Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) Program. Headquartered in Maine and committed to the advancement of technical...

2014-01-17 23:24:13

Sierra Resins, Inc. Announces Venture with Dr. Jason Bolton, Food Safety Expert, to Develop Next-Generation Bio-plastics Used in Food Packaging and Processing Industries Mansfield, MA; Orono, ME (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Sierra Resins, Inc. has announced a venture to begin work on the development of a next-generation biodegradable plastic to be applied to products that are used in the food services and food processing industry. During the developmental process, Sierra Resins, Inc. will be...

2013-04-13 23:03:02

University of Maine Football, an NCAA Division I and Colonial Athletic Association member, has successfully completed the Center for Cognitive Sports Performance℠s (CogSports) Leadership Training Program. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 University of Maine Football, an NCAA Division I and Colonial Athletic Association member, has successfully completed the Center for Cognitive Sports Performance℠s (CogSports) Leadership Training Program. In conjunction with...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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