Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

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$1.5M award launches WellNurse to address resiliency, reduce burnout 

Increasing resiliency and reducing burnout among University of Maine School of Nursing students, faculty and staff will be the focus of WellNurse, a new initiative made possible by a $1.5 million award from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to support and advance health and public safety workforce resiliency training. WellNurse will be a […]

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New craft beer industry report co-authored by UMaine featured in BDN

The Bangor Daily News featured a new economic impact report about Maine’s craft beer industry co-authored by the Maine Brewers’ Guild and University of Maine School of Economics. According to the report, as cited in the BDN, “breweries and related activities by their suppliers and employees contributed a total of $260.7 million to the Maine […]

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Spectrum News advances emerald ash borer survey

Spectrum News advanced a survey from the University of Maine School of Forest Resources that asks forest managers and owners to describe their level of concern about the emerald ash borer and their understanding of its impacts. The survey can be found online.

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Connecticut Media highlight Mayewski’s Arctic lecture

The Darien Times and Fairfield Citizen highlighted a lecture by Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, titled “The Arctic, New England and the First Abrupt Climate Change Event in the Modern Era.” The Darien Community Association hosted the talk as part of its Academic Lecture Series.

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UPI interviews UMaine personnel about climate change threatening Maine’s lobster industry

United Press International (UPI) interviewed Damian Brady, an associate professor of marine sciences at the University of Maine; Amalia Harrington, a Maine Sea Grant marine Extension associate; and Andrew Goode, a UMaine postdoctoral researcher, about how climate change threatens Maine’s lobster industry and efforts to better understand those possible ramifications. “We’re not too hot for […]

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McNamara speaks with BDN, WAGM about new Maine Farm to School Institute

Jade McNamara, a University of Maine assistant professor of human nutrition, spoke to the Bangor Daily News and WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) about the creation of a new Maine Farm to School Institute, an effort she is leading. The institute will train school communities and other stakeholders to establish their own farm to school […]

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