Medicine

West, DiSpirito earn Maine Campus Compact awards

Bailey West, the University of Maine’s 2021 valedictorian from Stockton Springs, and Dominique DiSpirito, a junior from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, both earned the Maine Campus Compact’s 2021 Heart and Soul Student award.  The award, one of five administered by the Maine Campus Compact, recognizes six Maine undergraduate students who are actively involved in transforming their […]

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Media cite Ferrini-Mundy, Doughty in announcing vaccine campaign

News Center Maine cited University of Maine System Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy in a story about the system’s campaign to encourage vaccinations. WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) and Maine Public cited UMaine nursing student Candace Doughty in reporting on the campaign. WVII (Channel 7) also covered the announcement of the […]

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Media promote April 9 nursing conference

The Bangor Daily News, Centralmaine.com and the Sun Journal advanced the University of Maine School of Nursing’s annual evidence-based practice conference, “Our Environment: Nurses Taking Action on Sustainable Health Solutions,” from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. April 9. The event features keynote presentations by Paul Mayewski, director of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute, and Katie Huffling, the executive director of Alliance […]

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Omicron Xi announces agenda for April 9 conference

“Our Environment: Nurses Taking Action on Sustainable Health Solutions” is the focus of the annual evidence-based practice conference of the Omicron Xi at-Large Chapter of the global nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International at the University of Maine on April 9. The virtual event, which is open to the public, will be held from […]

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VillageSoup promotes Klimis-Zacas talk about benefits of wild blueberries

VillageSoup advanced a talk by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, a University of Maine professor of clinical nutrition, on the health benefits of consuming wild blueberries at noon on March 30. This Zoom event is part of Merryspring’s Online Winter Talk Series. Request more information and a Zoom link by emailing info@merryspring.org.

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