Extreme Living

UMaine Researchers Document Highest Altitude Ice Age Human Occupation

In the southern Peruvian Andes, an archaeological team led by researchers at the University of Maine has documented the highest altitude ice age human occupation anywhere in the world — nearly 4,500 meters above sea level (masl). Their discoveries date high-altitude human habitation nearly a millennium earlier than previously documented. Despite cold temperatures, high solar […]

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Tastemade Co-Founder, UMaine Alumnus to Speak Oct. 27

The Maine Business School at the University of Maine is sponsoring a talk by Steven Kydd, a UMaine alumnus and co-founder of Tastemade, the world’s first global food network built for digital platforms. Kydd, who graduated from UMaine in 1991 with a degree in business administration, will speak from 3–4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in […]

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UMaine Study Cited in Mainebiz Article on Monhegan Island Residents

A University of Maine study was cited in the Mainebiz article, “On the edge: Monhegan Island’s year-round residents take charge of their future.” The study reported that residents of Maine’s 15 year-round islands pay at least one-third more for basic food items than the state average, according to the article. Recent UMaine graduate Ben Algeo […]

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Homecoming Craft Fair Advanced in Weekly Article

The Weekly previewed the University of Maine Alumni Association Homecoming Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace to be held 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in the New Balance Field House. “It’s a beautiful location, with bright lights and colors; a nice, exciting atmosphere. There is much more natural […]

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$1M Donation Launches 5-Year Endowment Drive for Men’s Ice Hockey

A $1 million donation to the University of Maine by alumnus Tom Savage and his wife, Sally, of Key Largo, Florida, will launch the Savage Challenge, a five-year endowment drive for the men’s ice hockey program. The donation will be used to match up to $1 million in gifts from UMaine hockey alumni and former […]

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UMaine Awards Graduate Degree Started in 1950, Media Report

The Portland Press Herald, WLBZ (Channel 2), WMTW (Channel 8) and The Forecaster covered a ceremony held at the University of Maine’s Regional Learning Center at Tidewater Farm in Falmouth to award Howard Reiche Jr. with a master’s degree he started in 1950. After graduating from Bowdoin College, Reiche enrolled at UMaine to pursue a […]

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UMaine, Maine Development Foundation Land Conservation Report Featured on MPBN

The Maine Public Broadcasting Network spoke with Ryan Neal, program director of the Maine Development Foundation, about the fourth quarterly report analyzing critical economic indicators in Maine released by the foundation and the University of Maine. The latest report, “Strategic Land Conservation in Maine,” looks at the multiple benefits of conserved land, such as recreational […]

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WABI Covers University of Maine Foundation’s 80th Anniversary Celebration

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine Foundation’s “Ensuring the Future” 80th anniversary celebration. During the event, the foundation awarded one graduate from each of UMaine’s colleges with the President Abram W. Harris Award. Each awardee was a scholarship recipient as a UMaine student, and evidences exemplary and extraordinary leadership, contributions to his […]

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