Researchers counting ticks on small mammals

Study links active forest management to reduced tick populations

Active management of forests, including timber harvesting to meet silvicultural objectives, can influence the transmission dynamics of tick-borne diseases such as Lyme, anaplasmosis and babesiosis, according to a new study by a team of University of Maine researchers.  Christine Conte, an ecology and environmental sciences student who earned a master’s degree from UMaine in 2019, […]

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Peg Ayer, Carole Goldberg and Yvette Hule

Carole Goldberg: A career in education, response services

Carole Goldberg (‘66) grew up in Windham, Maine, and was most interested in playing softball, basketball and other sports. Fortunately, she had a coach, Marguerite L. “Peg” Ayer (B.S., ‘54; M.Ed. ‘61), who had graduated from the University of Maine and encouraged Goldberg to enroll. After graduating from UMaine, Goldberg traveled the world, first as […]

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Hoang Anh Le

Hoang Anh Le: Senior tax associate and travel blogger

Hoang Anh “Christine” Le graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in accounting in 2017. Le, an Honors College student, was named the Outstanding International Student in the Maine Business School and received the Academic Achievement in Accounting Award the year of her graduation. At UMaine she held a position in Student Government, […]

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Mills speaks with WVII about Maine Day of Giving

Jeff Mills, president of the University of Maine Foundation, spoke with WVII about the annual Maine Day of Giving. This year Maine Day of Giving donations to the Foundation will be designated for scholarships and the Student Life Emergency Fund.

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BDN covers Fileccia’s UMaine alumni award

The Bangor Daily News reported that Angela Fileccia, director of Healthy Life Resources, has received the University of Maine School of Social Work Outstanding Alumni of the Year Award for 2021. According to Sandra Butler, director UMaine’s School of Social Work, social workers have played a critical role during the pandemic. “Healthcare organizations, schools, and […]

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News Center reports Orono brewery offering Class of 2021 beer

News Center Maine reported that Orono Brewing Company (OBC) developed a special graduation ale with University of Maine colors in the “Congrats Class of 2021” logo. Abe Furth, the owner of OBC and a UMaine graduate, worked with his staff and UMaine students to develop the can design. WABI (Channel 5) also reported on the […]

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BDN advances webinar about social justice, 1979 murder of UMaine professor

The Bangor Daily News advanced a webinar titled “Fighting Time: A talk with Isaac Knapper and Amy Banks” at 6 p.m. April 12. This discussion will explore the 1979 murder of University of Maine professor Ronald Banks in New Orleans. Banks’ daughter, Amy, and Knapper, the man wrongly imprisoned for 13 years for the crime, […]

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Maryann Hartman Awards will celebrate inspiring Maine women March 25

The University of Maine Alumni Association and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGS) program will honor three distinguished Maine women with Maryann Hartman Awards at a 5 p.m. ceremony on March 25. The virtual event will celebrate 2020 recipients Sharon Barker, retired director of the University of Maine’s Women’s Resource Center, Penobscot Nation Ambassador […]

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