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Klimis-Zacas guest edits book about berry antioxidants’ influence on health

A special issue book guest edited by Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, professor of clinical nutrition, has been published. “Berry Antioxidants in Health and Disease” was published by the Antioxidants journal of the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. The book presents advances made in the past 10 years regarding the understanding of berry antioxidants’ role in maintaining health. Chapters […]

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College honors Zydlewski for outstanding service

The University of Maine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture celebrated outstanding faculty and students during a ceremony on April 26. The college selected just three of its over 150 faculty members for recognition. The dean’s office honored Dr. Gayle Zydlewski, an Associate Professor of Marine Sciences in the School of Marine Sciences, with […]

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College honors Dastoor for outstanding teaching

The University of Maine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture celebrated outstanding faculty and students during a ceremony on April 26. The college selected just three of its over 150 faculty members for recognition. The dean’s office honored Dr. Farahad Dastoor, a Lecturer of Biological Sciences in the School of Biology and Ecology, with […]

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Skylar Bayer receives Ph.D. for scallop research at Darling Marine Center

Skylar Bayer, a graduate student in the University of Maine’s School of Marine Sciences, successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Dr. Rick Wahle was her advisor. With a background in deep-sea ecology, Bayer came to the Center in 2011 to study the fertilization and reproductive ecology of commercially important fisheries species. Focusing on […]

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College honors White for outstanding research

The University of Maine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture celebrated outstanding faculty and students during a ceremony on April 26. The college selected just three of its over 150 faculty members for recognition. The dean’s office honored Dr. Adrienne White, a Professor of Food Sciences and Human Nutrition in the School of Food […]

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Students, lumber donation support Habitat for Humanity

University of Maine construction engineering technology seniors are planning the renovation of a house in Old Town in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor. Twenty students have begun the planning phase during the last few weeks of the spring semester, and will be managing and performing the construction work in the fall semester […]

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Elias’ essay on importance of science results in meeting with Congress

Ticks can bite anyone they latch onto — regardless of age, size, gender, nationality…or political affiliation. Thus, everyone is at risk of Lyme disease, says Susan Elias. That’s a message the doctoral student with the University of Maine Climate Change Institute and School of Earth and Climate Sciences will take to Capitol Hill in May. […]

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Steneck to present at Earth Optimism Summit

By nature, Bob Steneck is a glass-half-full kind of guy. The University of Maine marine ecologist will join other hopeful scientists, environmentalists, civic leaders and media from around the world at the Smithsonian Earth Optimism Summit in Washington, D.C. on Earth Day weekend. He’ll be one of the approximately 250 speakers to share examples of […]

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UMaine Students Compete in North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

Visalia, Calif.– Four students from the University of Maine competed in the 16th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® (NAIDC) this spring in Visalia, California. The event drew 230 students from 37 colleges across the U.S. and Canada. The Dairy Challenge is a unique, real-world experience where students work as a team and apply their […]

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