Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

WABI reports on food waste solutions summit

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the April 9 Maine Food Waste Solutions Summit hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine. The Mitchell Center is launching a statewide education campaign aimed at reducing food waste and encouraging food rescue, recycling and donation. 

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VillageSoup interviews West, UMaine valedictorian

VillageSoup talked with Bailey West, University of Maine valedictorian, about how a high school biology class motivated her interest in “the cellular and molecular underpinnings of human health and disease.”  West, a biochemistry major, will enter a doctoral program at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the fall.

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center awards spring faculty grants

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine has announced the Spring 2021 faculty awards. The Center’s mission includes demonstrating the immediacy and applicability of humanities studies, and it supports programs and projects fostering intellectual curiosity, critical reflection and creative innovation.   Susan Camp, adjunct associate professor of art, received funding for ”Duet,” a collaborative […]

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News Center interviews 2021 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

News Center Maine interviewed University of Maine 2021 Valedictorian Bailey West and Salutatorian Drew Bennett. “So this summer, I’ll be at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor for their summer student program, conducting research and then in the fall I’ll be attending the John Hopkins University School of Medicine for their Ph.D. program in pathobiology,” […]

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BDN, Centralmaine.com advance alternative seafood networks talk

The Bangor Daily News and Centralmaine.com advanced a talk about how alternative seafood networks can support resilient fishing communities hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine from 3–4 p.m. on Monday, April 19. Visit the event webpage to for more information and to register.

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WVII speaks with Abedi in promoting Maine Impact Week

WVII (Channel 7) talked with Ali Abedi, University of Maine associate vice president for research, in a report about Maine Impact Week activities at UMaine. More information about those activities, which highlight the research, outreach and scholarly impact of UMaine faculty, staff and students, is online. The Bangor Daily News, the Sun Journal, Centralmaine.com and the Penobscot […]

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