Maine Day project – a rare plants garden in Murray Hall

Nineteen students, staff, and faculty joined forces on Maine Day to create a Maine Rare Plants Garden in the Murray Hall Courtyard and around the building. This is a joint project of the Biology Club and Horticulture Club, made possible with generous support from the Alton ’38 and Adelaide Hamm Campus Activity Fund and the […]

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SBE/EES Ph.D. student Griffin Dill speaks to WMTW about rare tick-borne illness

From UMaine News: WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) interviewed Griffin Dill, University of Maine Tick Lab coordinator, after the Maine CDC confirmed a Waldo County resident died after contracting Powassan virus. “It is an exceptionally serious tick-borne illness. Fortunately, it’s also an exceptionally rare illness. Historically, studies in Maine show that (there are) fairly low […]

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