MLK Day Panel to Discuss ‘The State of Civil Rights in Maine’

Maine’s attorney general and four other individuals with differing personal and professional perspectives will address the topic “The State of Civil Rights in Maine” as part of eastern and central Maine’s 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The free, online event will be livestreamed on YouTube from 9:30–10:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17. The […]

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Media highlight Dunn joining UMaine ranks as a senior advisor

The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News and WABI (Channel 5) noted that retired Brig. Gen. Diane Dunn, a University of Maine alumna with 33 years of military service, was named senior advisor for special initiatives, reporting to UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, effective Jan. 3. U.S. News & World Report, the Portland Press Herald and The […]

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Legacy Extension garlic project keeps growing in Maine gardens

For nearly a quarter-century, Dave Fuller has been teaching untold numbers of people ages 5 to 90 how to grow hardneck garlic. It’s been one of his areas of expertise as a University of Maine Cooperative Extension agriculture and nontimber forest products professional based in Farmington. He has provided hands-on training for commercial growers and […]

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Ryan Moore: A career in banking

Ryan Moore graduated from the Maine Business School in 2005 with a major in Marketing. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. in marketing with the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. A native of Millinocket, Maine, Ryan is clearly the king of multitasking. “My undergraduate education gave me two things: my curiosity about marketing […]

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David Patrick: Working toward a more equitable community in Maine

David Patrick, MBS Class of 2016, is working toward a more equitable community in Maine. He is the co-founder of Racial Equity & Justice (REJ), a nonprofit and firm that provides consulting services and educational support based in Bangor. Read Patrick’s story online. Contact: Melanie Brooks,

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Learn about Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness in Nov. 30 talk

Learn more about the organization Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness and its services at an upcoming “Wabanaki Voices” discussion at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in room 102 of the Science Building at the University of Maine at Machias.  Lisa Sockabasin, co-director of Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness, will provide an overview of the organization’s […]

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