Medicine

Nursing students collecting children’s pajamas for local hospital

A group of senior nursing students at the University of Maine are collecting children’s pajamas for a Bangor hospital to give to patients who need them. Caroline Bush of Holden, Maine; Brooke Hammond of Frankfort, Maine; and Lauren Martin and Jordan Richards, both of Bradley, Maine, are enrolled in NUR 452 — Community and Population […]

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Drew Brooks: Microbiology, music double major named 2019 valedictorian

Drew Brooks of Lyman, Maine is the 2019 University of Maine valedictorian. He is a double major in microbiology and music, with a minor in molecular biology. He will receive two bachelor’s degrees — one in microbiology, and one in music. Brooks’ many academic honors include multiple scholarships and Frederick Radke Undergraduate Research Fellowships. A […]

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Ana Eliza Souza Cunha: Biology major named 2019 salutatorian

Ana Eliza Souza Cunha of Orono is the 2019 University of Maine salutatorian and the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. She is a biology major with minors in neuroscience and psychology, and a concentration in pre-medical studies. Souza Cunha’s numerous honors include the 2018 Dr. Susan J. Hunter […]

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UMaine celebrates research and creativity during Maine Impact Week

Maine Impact Week celebrates University of Maine faculty, students, community and their contributions to the social and economic advancement of the state and beyond. The public is invited to attend multiple events highlighting the impact of research and creative work produced by Maine’s research university the week of April 8–13. The featured event is the […]

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Dog biscuits made with invasive green crabs pass the taste — and sniff — test

Angela Myracle’s research is going to the dogs. Or, more accurately, for the dogs. As a scientist with Maine EPSCoR’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET), Myracle looks for innovations in aquaculture. And when the assistant professor of human nutrition at the University of Maine spied dog treats at a local supermarket that were made with […]

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Drew Brooks named 2019 valedictorian, Ana Eliza Souza Cunha salutatorian

Drew Brooks of Lyman, Maine is the 2019 University of Maine valedictorian and Ana Eliza Souza Cunha of Orono is the salutatorian. They will be honored at UMaine’s 217th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 11. Brooks is a double major in microbiology and music, with a minor in molecular biology. He will receive […]

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Winners of 2019 Three Minute Thesis competition announced

Eleven graduate students competed in the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on March 25 at the Innovative Media Research Center at the University of Maine. The unique competition, developed by the University of Queensland, requires presenters to explain their research using language the general public would comprehend in three minutes. The competitors were allowed […]

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