Dr. Meredith Hastings' research draws on principles from varied disciplines, bringing a novel set of tools to the challenge of understanding the impacts of humans on the composition of the atmosphere, the biosphere, and climate. Her research is driven by questions such as: What are the connections and feedbacks between air quality, the physical climate system, and the health of the biosphere? And how have these connections and feedbacks changed over time?
Watch Dr. Hastings, who was named one of the 100 Most Inspiring Women in STEM in 2015, as she highlights her research and her work founding the Earth Science Women's Network.
Participating on a peer committee can be daunting. Interpretations of departmental criteria often vary, even among peer committee members.
A guide to BEST PRACTICES in peer evaluation could resolve a lot of questions, and would go a long way toward ensuring that evaluative processes are executed consistently across our campus.
UMaine’s Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, Dr. Jeff Hecker, has developed a training module that will help departments streamline the peer review process to facilitate fair outcomes.
Devon A. DeMarco, Moderator; Karen Horton; John Kidder; Mike Kinnison; Jennifer Moxley; and Michael Wittmann
This popular panel discussion helps faculty understand and prepare for the promotion and tenure process, and to inform development of their application portfolio. University of Maine faculty who have successfully navigated the promotion and tenure processes offer their best advice and strategies for advancement.
Amy Fried; Eleanor Groden; Dorothy Klimis-Zacas; John Rebar; Beth Wiemann; and Francine Sulinski, Moderator
This recording features a panel of faculty who have successfully navigated promotion and tenure processes at the University of Maine offering strategies, tips and their best advice to colleagues preparing for promotion and/or tenure.