Economic Development

Trostel’s Research Cited in Kennebec Journal Article

The Kennebec Journal spoke with Philip Trostel, professor at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center and the School of Economics at the University of Maine, about his research on the fiscal benefits of creating a statewide early childhood education system for those with low incomes. Public News Service also carried a report citing Trostel’s research […]

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Mainebiz Reports on Blackstone Initiative Changes

Mainebiz reported Blackstone Accelerates Growth, a $3 million effort started in 2011 to create innovation hubs in Maine, is now being run by Maine Technology Institute. The University of Maine, MTI and Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development are the three main parties under the Blackstone agreement.

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UMaine CenTRO Program Mentioned in BDN Column

An online training program created by the University of Maine Center for Tourism Research and Outreach, the Maine Woods Consortium and the Maine Office of Tourism was mentioned in the Bangor Daily News Women@Work column, “Serve it up: Making the most of customer service.” Welcome ME Online Quality Service Training is professionally developed service industry […]

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Cooperative Extension Specialists Quoted in Mainebiz Article

A University of Maine study and Cooperative Extension specialists were cited in the Mainebiz article “Potato farmers innovate to find new markets.” The 2010 study found Maine’s potato industry could be well suited to grow stock for the bioplastic industry. John Jemison, water quality and soil specialist and Jim Dwyer, crops specialist with UMaine Extension, […]

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Rice Quoted in Mainebiz Article

Mainebiz spoke to Robert Rice, a University of Maine wood scientist, for an article about the Maine Heritage Timber Co. and its plans to harvest wood from the bottom of Quakish Lake in Millinocket. Rice has worked with the company’s co-founder Tom Shafer.

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