Research

Wu Receives Top Pan-American Award

Vivian Chi-Hua Wu, associate professor of microbiology and food safety at the University of Maine, has won a 2012 Bimbo Pan-American Nutrition, Food Science and Technology Award. The award recognizes the best research projects in the fields of nutrition, food science and technology throughout the Americas. Wu will receive $5,000 for her technology project, “A […]

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2013 GradExpo Winners

More than 120 presentations were made made during the 2013 Graduate Academic Exposition in separate categories of four areas of competition — poster presentations, oral presentations, intermedia and fine arts exhibits, and a PechaKucha, or rapid-fire slide show event — as well as a graduate student photo contest. More than $10,000 in cash prizes were […]

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Media Covers UMaine GradExpo

WVII (Channel 7) and the Bangor Daily News covered the University of Maine GradExpo. The annual event was held in the new Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center, and allowed graduate students to display their research, artistic works, projects and collaborations.

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UMaine Study Cited in Guest Column for Current

A study by University of Maine economist Todd Gabe was cited in an opinion piece by State Sen. Rebecca Millett for Current. In her column, “Curbing youth obesity in Maine,” Millett cites the UMaine study that predicts the state will spend $1.2 billion in health care costs on complications from childhood obesity.

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Graduate Student Awards Presented in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture has made the following graduate student awards: George F. Dow Graduate Scholarship Fund — Yucheng Peng, Ph.D. candidate, Forest Resources, School of Forest Resources Fred Griffee Memorial Award — Stefano Vendrame, Ph.D. candidate, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Norris Charles […]

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UMaine Research Cited in UA News

The University of Alabama’s UA News published an article on research that found clamshells used in ancient funeral ceremonies offer more evidence as to how climate change may have contributed to the gradual collapse of the Moche, an early South-American civilization. The research, which was recently published in the scientific journal Geology, was conducted by […]

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Presentations by Vice President for Research Candidates Slated in April

Vice president for research candidates will be on campus in April and members of the University of Maine community are invited to their presentations on the topic “Vision of Research in a 21st Century Land Grant University.” The candidates’ vitae are online. Their campus presentation schedules: Satyendra Kumar, associate vice president for research and sponsored […]

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