Medicine

Mainebiz reports UMaine to establish nurse practitioner training program

Mainebiz reported the University of Maine will establish a yearlong nurse practitioner residency training program in partnership with Penobscot Community Health Care, Harrington Family Health Center and Hometown Health Center in Newport. The program will be supported by a $1.7 million federal grant and is part of a plan by the University of Maine System […]

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Want to be a marine scientist? Visit the Darling Marine Center

Prospective students interested in marine sciences are encouraged to meet faculty and undergraduates and tour the University of Maine Darling Marine Center at one of two July open house events.  Faculty and undergraduate students will be at the Walpole waterfront campus to talk about the School of Marine Sciences (SMS) academic program as well as […]

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Emmeline Willey interns at DOE through Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center program

University of Maine junior Emmeline Willey is one of six student interns assisting with summer daily operations at the Maine Department of Education in Augusta. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine administers the Maine Government Summer Internship Program. “We are delighted to welcome these precocious leaders to our Department of […]

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Honors students, faculty travel to Sierra Leone to deepen educational partnerships

The Honors College Servant Heart Research Collaborative, in conjunction with Honors students who have been awarded the Davis Foundation Projects for Peace grant, will travel to Sierra Leone June 7–19 to work with local partners on the observation and implementation of two projects created by the collaborative. Stephen Kaplan, a rising sophomore computer science major, […]

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Media report on fall risk mitigation study at Orono nursing home

WABI (Channel 5), News Center Maine and The Penobscot Times reported University of Maine researchers are working with residents of the Orono Commons nursing home to evaluate the potential for group exercise to reduce fall risk and improve balance. Christopher Nightingale, assistant professor of physical education and athletic training, and Jennifer McNulty, lecturer in health education and […]

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UMaine researchers studying fall risk mitigation with seniors at Orono Commons

Researchers from the University of Maine are working with residents of the Orono Commons nursing home to evaluate the potential for group exercise to reduce fall risk and improve balance in a senior population. Christopher Nightingale, assistant professor of physical education and athletic training, and Jennifer McNulty, lecturer in health education and lifespan, are leading […]

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School of Social Work awarded fellowships through Coverdell Fellows program

A new fellowship offers tuition reimbursement for returning Peace Corps volunteers interested in earning their Master of Social Work from the University of Maine. UMaine partnered with the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program to offer three renewable scholarships covering up to 24 credits of full-time tuition per year to returning Peace Corp volunteers. Additional credits […]

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Bailey West

Bailey West: Biochemistry major to study in Ireland as Mitchell Peace Scholar

Bailey West, a biochemistry major at the University of Maine, has been awarded a George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship and will study abroad in Ireland for a semester as part of the student exchange program. The competitive merit-based scholarship is made possible by an agreement between Maine and Ireland for a student exchange at the […]

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Drisanna Watson

Drisanna Watson earns Native American Research Internship in Utah

Drisanna Watson will begin her Native American Research Internship (NARI) at the University of Utah a couple of weeks after wrapping up her 19-credit spring semester at the University of Maine. The 10-week paid summer experience supports academic, career and personal development of Native American students interested in health science careers. A goal is to […]

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