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Ariella Danziger shows off the plankton suction device prototype. The Flowcam, which she uses to examine her plankton samples,
Ariella Danziger shows off the plankton suction device prototype. The Flowcam, which she uses to examine her plankton samples, can be seen over her shoulder.

The Invention of Ariella Danziger: A Marine Scientist’s Evolution

February 28, 2018

For the vast majority of us living on the coast of Maine, taking a dip in the summertime doesn’t involve pristine waters and chlorinated pools. Cooling it in the hot...

(Photo by Kathryn Chalmers): Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) and Audrie Langlais (Biochemistry, ’18)
(Photo by Kathryn Chalmers): Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) and Audrie Langlais (Biochemistry, ’18) demonstrate eco-friendly packaging materials as an example of green chemistry. The students trained as Green Chemistry Outreach Fellows at Beyond Benign this past fall and are members of the award-winning UNE Chemistry Club.

UNE Department of Chemistry and Physics adopts Green Chemistry Commitment

February 19, 2018

UNE became the first institution in Northern New England to adopt the Green Chemistry Commitment (GCC) at a signing event on February 15. Members of the UNE Community joined the...

A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the var
A visual display of the Earth at Rheinaue Park, where one of the two conference venues, the Bonn zone, was held. Each of the various segments of the white ring surrounding the Earth represent a U.N. climate change goal for sustainable development.

UNE undergrad Jessica White attends U.N. Framework on Climate Change Convention in Germany

February 16, 2018

UNE student Jessica White (Biochemistry and Applied Mathematics, ’19) attended the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, from November 13...

Sixty children between the ages of 5 and 18 years participated in UNE's first Dance Clinic and performed during halftime at a UN
Sixty children between the ages of 5 and 18 years participated in UNE's first Dance Clinic and performed during halftime at a UNE women's basketball game.

UNE Dance Team hosts kids dance clinic

February 16, 2018

On February 10, the UNE Dance Team hosted a clinic for children from the extended southern Maine community. Sixty kids, ranging in age from 5 to 18 years, participated in...

UNE’s solar ambassadors celebrate the ribbon cutting with representatives from Revision Energy, Camp Ketcha and RE-volv. L-R: Le
UNE’s solar ambassadors celebrate the ribbon cutting with representatives from Revision Energy, Camp Ketcha and RE-volv. L-R: Leah Soloway; Heather Baron; Hannah Buckley; Johanna Sorrell, commercial design specialist at Revision Energy; Tom Doherty, executive director of Camp Ketcha; Emily Murad, Hanna Sihler, Remy Watts, and Andreas Karelas, executive director of RE-volv.

UNE student group’s work culminates with unveiling of Camp Ketcha’s solar panels

February 06, 2018

On January 27, Camp Ketcha, a Scarborough non-profit serving the southern Maine community with programs in youth development, family enrichment and summer day camping, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to...

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