Alumni

BDN profiles athletes ahead of UMaine Sports Hall of Fame induction

In advance of the Sept. 8 University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the Bangor Daily News has published feature articles on several of the athletes. Profiled inductees include sports announcer Gary Thorne, freestyle swimmer Chuck Martin, and hockey player Paul Kariya. Kariya was inducted into the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame in […]

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New 4-H youth development professional named in Aroostook County, WAGM reports

WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) reported Mari Glatter has been named a 4-H youth development professional with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The UMaine alumna will coordinate Aroostook County’s 4-H youth education program and develop and evaluate educational curricula, with an emphasis on STEM programming, according to the report. Glatter will focus on […]

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LaBouff interviewed for BDN piece about Native American sports mascots

Jordan LaBouff, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Maine, was quoted in a Bangor Daily News article about Native American-themed sports mascots. LaBouff has studied the impact of such mascots with recent UMaine graduate Andrew Tomer, a member of Penobscot Nation. “I think this is really a challenging issue because I 100 percent understand and […]

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WVII covers UMS Aging Initiative Workshop in Belfast

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the annual University of Maine Systemwide Aging Initiative Summer Workshop at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The state’s median age is 45 — the oldest in America — and Maine has the largest proportion of baby boomers, according to the UMaine Center on Aging. Recognizing mobility is critical as people […]

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UMaine Humanities Center named for donors

The University of Maine Humanities Center has a new name, reflecting the generous support of Clement McGillicuddy ’64 and his wife Linda of Hobe Sound, Florida and Northeast Harbor, Maine. A University of Maine Foundation news release about the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center is online.

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