Faculty News

College of Education and Human Development again makes U.S. News & World Report list of top online grad programs

U.S. News & World Report has again recognized the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development as having one of the best online graduate programs for education in the country. UMaine offers graduate education degrees at the certificate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral level, with many online options. The graduate program in Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction recently […]

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Muscular dystrophy research aims to understand muscle degeneration

Using bioinformatics to analyze muscular dystrophy. Zebrafish share 70 percent of genes with humans, making them ideal to study muscular dystrophy. Benjamin King, assistant professor for bioinformatics, has teamed up with Clarissa Henry, associate professor of biological sciences, to study muscular dystrophy, a progressive genetic disorder that affects muscles in the human body. They have developed […]

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UMaine turning water into wine?

This article was originally written by Steve Collins for the Sun Journal. ORONO — Imagine it’s New Year’s Eve in, say, 2050. You’re ready to attend a glamorous, glitzy, high-class party to usher in the new year. So you put on your grimy old sweats, pour a pitcher of water, pile some soy patties on […]

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UMaine’s Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions Featured in “Nature Sustainability”

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions’ innovative approach to stakeholder-engaged, solutions-driven, interdisciplinary research was recently highlighted in a news feature in Nature Sustainability. The Mitchell Center was one of twenty institutions from six continents invited to a global summit at the National Science Foundation-supported National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Maryland. The central goal of […]

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Social media spotlight: Linda Archambault

December 17, 2018 Student profile Hometown: Bristol, Maine Linda Archambault, a biochemistry Ph.D. candidate works in UMaine associate professor of microbiology Rob Wheeler’s lab. Last summer, she was selected as a teaching assistant for an internationally recognized practical course on fungal infectious diseases at the Marine Biological Laboratory and received the 2018–19 Janet Waldron Doctoral […]

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Graham quoted in WABI report on safe holiday shopping

WABI (Channel 5) quoted Matt Graham, an assistant professor of management information systems at the University of Maine, in a report on tips for safe holiday shopping. The National Retail Federation predicts holiday sales will total about $700 billion this year, a more than 4 percent increase over last year, the report states. Graham offered […]

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