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WABI, WVII report on Rapid Research Week at VEMI Lab

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the fifth annual Rapid Research Week at the University of Maine’s Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (VEMI Lab). Students and faculty collaborate on research, from idea conception to final presentation, the report states. Each group conducted an experiment based on their research question, and presented […]

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Camire quoted in WABI report on new online food technology program

WABI (Channel 5) quoted Mary Ellen Camire, a professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, in a report on a new online program in food technology. UMaine is now offering a 12-credit online graduate program for food and brewing industry professionals through the School of Food and Agriculture. “People always […]

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Sandwich Enterprise interviews Clifford about Everest experience

The Sandwich Enterprise talked with University of Maine doctoral student Heather Clifford about her experience on the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition. “The expedition overall was quite an incredible experience; having little travel experience I had quite a few firsts,” said the 2011 graduate of Sandwich High School. “First time being in […]

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Media share Cucuzza’s research on climate change, coastal communities

The Boothbay Register and Penobscot Bay Pilot ran a University of Maine Darling Marine Center media release about climate change and the state’s coastal communities. Marina Cucuzza, a graduate student pursuing a dual degree in marine biology and marine policy, explores the role that municipal comprehensive plans have in preparing communities for environmental change. “Planning […]

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DMC shellfish study highlights changes in Damariscotta River

Darling Marine Center researcher Kara Pellowe and colleagues found very few clams of commercial size (2 inches or larger) last summer in any of the intertidal flats managed by the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle. Their discovery came during a collaborative project in which they counted shellfish (soft-shell clams, quahogs, razor clams, mussels and oysters) […]

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For older adults, music training boosts cognitive function, well-being

Group music training can enhance cognitive function and personal well-being in older adults, according to a new University of Maine study led by Rebecca MacAulay, an assistant professor of psychology, and Philip Edelman, an assistant professor of music education.  Music is associated with reduced stress and improved quality of life and mood, and music training […]

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Pellowe, Leslie: Fishermen adapt to environmental change in varied ways

Regulations and financial resources that influence how people fish have as great an effect on how they deal with change as where and how they fish, found University of Maine Darling Marine Center researchers Kara Pellowe and Heather Leslie. The ecologists examined how fishermen adapt to environmental and economic change in Baja California Sur, Mexico.  […]

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