Research

UMaine Grad Student Featured in BDN Blog

Bangor Daily News editorial page editor Erin Rhoda highlights University of Maine graduate student Rachael Joyce in a blog titled Arguably. Joyce, who is studying civil engineering and works at the university’s Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center developing offshore wind turbine technology, also assists her boyfriend with Volition Ski Co. — a startup company […]

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UMaine Marine Scientist Joins Elite International Group of Adventurers

University of Maine marine scientist Rhian Waller has been named a Fellow in an elite international group of adventurers who encourage scientific discovery while exploring land, sea and space. Founded in 1904, Explorers Club members attempt to attain new heights and depths; they’ve been the first to reach the moon, North Pole, South Pole, the […]

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Chilean Newspaper La Tercera Reports on Waller’s Coral Research

La Tercera, a Chilean newspaper, recently reported on coral research by Rhian Waller, an associate research professor in the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine. The article, “Corals of cold water: the unknown forest under the Patagonian sea,” focuses on Waller’s findings from a deep-sea coral expedition in Chile, which she blogged […]

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RTTNews Reports on Klimis-Zacas’ Blueberry Health Benefits Research

RTTNews reported on blueberry health benefits research by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, a clinical nutritionist and professor at the University of Maine, that was recently published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. The study found a diet rich in blueberries may improve conditions associated with metabolic syndrome, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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UMaine, EMMC Research on Drug-Affected Babies Reported on by BDN, WVII

WVII (Channel 7) and the Bangor Daily News reported on research being conducted collaboratively at the University of Maine and Eastern Maine Medical Center on drug-affected babies after Gov. Paul LePage put the spotlight on the growing problem during his radio address. Marie Hayes, a psychology professor at UMaine, and Dr. Mark Brown, chief of […]

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Research.gov Highlights EPSCoR Sustainability Solutions Initiative Team’s Study

The National Science Foundation’s website Research.gov published an article on research by a Maine Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI) team at the University of Maine. The team is developing tools to help Maine communities better understand and prepare for the potential local effects of climate change. NSF is funding […]

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Media Report on UMaine’s Release of Offshore Wind Project Proposal Details

The Associated Press, Renewable Energy News, Bangor Daily News and Mainebiz reported the University of Maine and its partner companies have released additional details about their offshore wind project proposal. Maine Aqua Ventus released information about plans to supply power directly to Monhegan Island. Jeffrey Thaler, assistant university counsel and a visiting professor of energy […]

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