Research

UMaine Study Cited in Article on Vitamin D

Maryland-based The Bay Net recently published an article about the need for Vitamin D. The article cited a University of Maine study that found half of the females in the sample were Vitamin D deficient. Despite eating right, the female subjects’ Vitamin D levels dropped from November to March because of the limited amount of […]

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Humanities Initiative Faculty and Staff Development Seminar May 13-17

The University of Maine Humanities Initiative’s first weeklong development seminar will be held May 13-17 on campus, and in Bangor and Augusta. The interdisciplinary sessions, which are free and open to the public, will feature presentations by 37 participants, including UMaine faculty and staff, area teachers, city councilors, and leaders of regional arts and cultural […]

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UMaine Sophomore Wins Ethics Essay Contest

Gwendolyn Beacham didn’t have much of a break during the University of Maine winter and spring recesses. During the three-week respite between semesters in December and January, the sophomore molecular and cellular biology major researched and wrote her entry for the 2013 John M. Rezendes Annual Ethics Essay Competition. Each night during the two-week March […]

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UMaine Graduates Explore Marine Policy in Washington, D.C.

Two University of Maine graduates are the recipients of prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships awarded by the National Sea Grant College Program, according to Maine Sea Grant at UMaine. Katherine Farrow of Cousins Island and Erin Wilkinson of Saco have joined 47 fellow graduates from throughout the country to work on marine […]

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Borns Symposium April 22–23

The 21st annual Borns Symposium at the University of Maine, April 22–23, this year will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Climate Change Institute. The event, named for institute founder Harold Borns, features UMaine climate change scientists presenting their latest research. Highlights of the two-day symposium, which is free and open to the public, include […]

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2013 Undergraduate Research and Academic Showcase Winners

Student research was displayed during the 4th annual Undergraduate Research and Academic Showcase on April 16. The event, sponsored by UMaine’s Center for Undergraduate Research and open to any undergraduate at the university, featured presentations from 117 students, consisting of 77 posters, 32 oral presentations or performances, and eight exhibits. Following are the winning presentations: […]

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