Alumni

UMaine’s Homecoming to be celebrated Oct. 25–27

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2019 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25–27. Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with tours of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at 1 p.m. and Emera Astronomy Center at 2 p.m. The Maine Heritage Lecture, “Protecting Wabanaki Basketmaking Traditions Threatened by an Invasive […]

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I-95 previews UMaine Homecoming events

Bangor’s Classic Rock Station I-95 (95.7 FM) advanced University of Maine Homecoming events slated Oct. 25–27, including the UMaine football game vs. William & Mary and the annual UMaine Alumni Association Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace. More information about Homecoming is online.

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BDN profiles Pittis ’13, screenwriting success

The Bangor Daily News profiled Patrick Pittis, Bangor native and 2013 University of Maine graduate, whose screenplay “Rubble” was recently purchased by Universal Studios. Selling a script to a major studio so early in his career is a boost that’s allowed Pittis to focus on screenwriting full time earlier than he expected, the article states. […]

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Demeritt Forest trails highlighted in column about mountain biking 

In her Act Out with Aislinn column in the Bangor Daily News, Aislinn Sarnacki highlighted mountain biking on Marsh Island Community Trails, including those in the 1,478-acre Dwight B. Demeritt Forest. “Mountain biking was one of Derek’s (her husband’s) favorite pastimes while attending UMaine, so he knows the trails around the university quite well,” she […]

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Huntsberger explores growth, aging of Jonah crabs

How can you tell the age of a Jonah crab? Carl Huntsberger knows. The grinding teeth found inside its foregut have a banding pattern — similar to tree rings — that corresponds to its age. Research professor Rick Wahle says Huntsberger’s research is important for fishery scientists to understand population dynamics and ecology of the […]

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