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Sun Journal shares UMaine scholarship for educators in Oxford County

The Sun Journal reported that University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development has opened a new round of applications for the Susan Hathaway Glines Scholarship for educators who live and work in Oxford County and are interested in pursuing graduate studies. For more information, visit the College of Education and Human Development website.

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Golet receives significant, multiyear support for Atlantic bluefin tuna tagging program from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund

The University of Maine Pelagic Fisheries Lab directed by assistant professor Walt Golet has received a five-year, $250,000 commitment from the Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund to deploy electronic tags on Atlantic bluefin tuna.   The Outdoor Fund is a not-for-profit charity that rallies Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s 200 million passionate customers to […]

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UMaine, University of Arkansas researchers collaborate to identify medical foods that lower homocysteine and blood pressure

Ten million individuals in the United States have drug-resistant hypertension, defined as hypertension not effectively managed with three or more antihypertensive drugs, including a diuretic, according to researchers. In a December 2022 editorial in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Merrill F. Elias from the University of Maine and Dr. Craig J. Brown from the University […]

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Oxford County educators eligible for UMaine scholarship

The University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development has opened a new round of applications for the Susan Hathaway Glines Scholarship for educators who live and work in Oxford County, Maine and are interested in pursuing graduate studies. Established in 2019 with a generous donation to the University of Maine Foundation, the scholarship […]

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UMaine launches new master’s program in athletic training

The University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development is now offering a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree that prepares students to join the growing allied health profession providing acute care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as prevention from injuries and illness.  Students who complete the new master’s program will […]

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Miner featured on NBC News segment about extreme weather in California

Kimberly Miner, research assistant professor at the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, was featured in an NBC News segment about how climate change has fueled recent extreme weather events and flooding in California. “Climate change is warming the whole planet and that includes the atmosphere and the oceans. What that means for us is […]

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Guillermo Figueroa-Muñoz: From salmonids in Patagonia to alewives in Maine

Growing up in Chile’s Patagonia region, Guillermo Figueroa-Muñoz never imagined he would end up in Orono, Maine, over 6,000 miles away from his hometown of Puerto Cisnes. Thanks to a little luck and hard work, though, the University of Maine Ph.D. student is using the research skills he learned studying fisheries in his home country […]

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