Alumni

More coverage of football book release

An Associated Press story, posted on several news Web sites, reports on a new book by UMaine Prof. Sandra Caron and Mike Hodgson, a former Black Bear football player who now works as a fundraiser in the UMaine athletic department. “Tackling Football: A Woman’s Guide to Understanding the College Game,” provides insights for those who […]

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Winter Harbor gallery showcasing Hartgen paintings; UMaine project to benefit

Generations of University of Maine art students benefited from the inspiration of legendary art professor Vincent Hartgen, a UMaine faculty member for virtually the entire second half of the 20th century.  Through a partnership involving UMaine and alums Kelly and Jane Littlefield of Winter Harbor, that legacy will extend to students of the future. The […]

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Riess named president of history organization

Warren Riess of the UMaine history and marine science faculty has been elected president of the North American Society for Oceanic History.  The organization’s new vice president, Joshua Smith from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy faculty, received a Ph.D. in history from UMaine in 2003.  In addition, the organization recognized UMaine graduate Michael Tuttle with […]

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Ferraro Twins in Newspaper Story

The Suffolk Times of Long Island, N.Y., has a story about twin brothers Peter and Chris Ferraro, who were members of UMaine’s 1993 NCAA ice hockey championship team. Chris Ferraro told the newspaper that squad was arguably the best college hockey team ever put on the ice. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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UMaine Graduate’s New Book Featured in Newspaper

The Bangor Daily News highlighted a new novel by Christopher Smith, the electronic communications manager in UMaine’s Department of University Relations. Smith, who has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UMaine, penned “Running of the Bulls,” a best-selling sequel to his best-selling first novel, “Fifth Avenue.” Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Football Guide on Website

The recently published “Tackling Football: A Woman’s Guide to Understanding the College Game,” co-authored by UMaine professor Sandy Caron and former Black Bear football player Mike Hodgson was noted on the website Boxscore News. Caron is a professor of family relations and human sexuality and has served on the UMaine Athletic Advisory Council for more […]

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UMaine Partnership Noted in Story About Bioscience Firm

UMaine’s work with the Richmond, Maine-based company Kennebec River Biosciences, was mentioned in a story in the Times Record newspaper. The story noted the company has worked with UMaine to foster relationships between the private and public sectors. Company CEO and President William Keleher is a UMaine graduate. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Coverage of Final Bachelorette Episode

The final episode of the reality show “The Bachelorette,” featuring UMaine graduate Ashley Hebert, garnered much media coverage on a national and local level. Several media outlets noted Hebert’s connection to UMaine, including the Fatherhood Channel website.  The Bangor Daily News also had a story about Hebert, a Madawaska native who is now a dental […]

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Report on UMaine Hockey Alumni Game

The biennial UMaine hockey alumni game was featured in the Portland Press Herald. The game was held in Saco this year due to ongoing renovations to Alfond Arena. Tyler Walsh, a UMaine senior and student manager for the Black Bears, was interviewed about his memories of traveling with the team and being around the players […]

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Cusano Named Wheaton Track Coach

The Attleboro Sun Chronicle of Massachusetts had a report about Dave Cusano, a UMaine graduate who was an assistant track and field coach for the Black Bears and was named recently the head coach of Wheaton College. in 2009 Cusano was part of a group that the America East conference named Coaching Staff of the […]

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