New study finds few clinical trials of blood pressure lowering and cognition are not state-of-the-art

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard for clinical research, including the effects of blood pressure lowering on cognitive functioning. However, clinical trials aiming to improve normal cognitive function and slow the progress of dementia have yielded disappointing results. Statistically significant findings have not been observed in many trials, despite large samples and […]

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Kevin Roberge, lecturer, recognized by non-traditional students

Kevin Roberge, lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics has been recognized as a faculty member who has contributed to creating positive learning experiences for non-traditional students at the University of Maine. Nominated by Valerie Cartonio, a nontraditional student, this award is offered by Commuter and NonTraditional Student Programs (CNTSP) and The Nontraditional Student Association (NSA). It […]

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Department of Communication and Journalism 2018 Outstanding Students

CMJ recently handed out awards to their outstanding students for 2018. The recipients are as follows: Undergraduate Awards Wofford Gardner Award: Outstanding Academic Achievement in Communication Timothy P. Rocha Brooks Hamilton: Spirit of Excellence Award – Journalistic passion award Katie Caufield The Raymie McKerrow Award: Distinguished Undergraduate Student in Communication & Journalism – Department-wide citizenship award Cassie […]

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Senior Meaghan Delcourt Stands Out with her Psychological Research

The University of Maine is known for many things–from its tight knit community, to its bevy of scholastic opportunities, to its passionate students and faculty. So it is not at all surprising to find a student who embodies all that Maine has to offer. Meaghan Delcourt, a fourth year Psychology and Sociology double major with […]

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The Communication and Journalism Faculty Shine on “Maine Calling” Public Radio

Radio, as a medium, tends to be forgotten about. Though as an effective means of communication, our faculty in the Communication and Journalism stress its value. Between January and February, Bridie McGreavy, assistant professor of environmental communication, Judith Rosenbaum (pictured right), assistant professor of communication and journalism, and Michael Socolow, associate professor of journalism, all appeared […]

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UMaine’s Cybersecurity Team heads to Regional Competition

Orono, ME – This past weekend, the UMaine Cybersecurity Team tied for third place in the Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) qualifier. The team, led by President Jake Collupy and Vice President Nick Dieffenbacher-Krall, beat out Harvard, Syracuse, Merrimack, and more, to qualify for the regional NECCDC competition to be held at the University […]

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2017-2018 Fellowship Award Recipients

CLAS Fellowship Award Student Recipients (Student Name, Academic Focus, Project Title, Faculty Mentor) Ariel Bouchard, psychology, “Hypoxemia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Individuals as a Proposed Factor in the Detection of MCI,” Prof. Marie Hayes Paul Caruso, physics, “Structural Studies of Nanostructured Thin Film Materials Using High Resolution X-ray Diffraction,” Prof. Robert Lad Cassidy Gagne, psychology, […]

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Physics student organization wins national award

This month the University of Maine undergraduate Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter was named an Outstanding Chapter for 2016-2017. The SPS Outstanding Chapter Award is the highest level of distinction given to chapters, with less than 10% of chapters honored annually. The UMaine SPS chapter strives to enable it’s members to become engaged leaders […]

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Undergraduate research award recipients announced for the 2017-2018 academic year

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the undergraduate recipients of the Research and Creative Activities Fellowships for the 2017–2018 academic year, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is well represented. CUGR’s advisory committee selected 14 proposals overall from 70 student submissions to be awarded $1,000 each during the […]

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