UMaine in the News

Press Herald publishes feature on Hall, glacier research

The Portland Press Herald published a feature article on Brenda Hall, a glacial geology professor at the University of Maine, as part of its “Meet” series. The Press Herald interviewed Hall about “her journey from growing up in Standish to being a globe-trotting expert on glacial geology and the stability of ice sheets.” Hall, a […]

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WABI covers 2017 International Dance Festival

WABI reported on the University of Maine’s 2017 International Dance Festival held at the Collins Center for the Arts. The 13th annual event showcased an array of traditional music, dance and clothes from around the world that is representative of the diverse student body at UMaine. More than 70 dancers took part in performances ranging […]

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Top Gun, Scratchpad Accelerator cited in Mainebiz article on Bangor startup

Two innovation accelerator programs with University of Maine ties helped Bangor startup L&K Manufacturing get off the ground, Mainebiz reported. L&K Manufacturing, doing business as Cobbler Technologies, is developing multimaterial, 3-D printers for the footwear industry. The company was started by Andrew Katon and Vincent Lewis who met as students at UMaine, according to the […]

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Kersbergen to speak at Vermont organic dairy conference, Lancaster Farming reports

University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor Rick Kersbergen will give the keynote address at the upcoming Vermont Organic Dairy Producers Conference, Lancaster Farming reports. Kersbergen, who specializes in sustainable dairy and forage systems, will talk about nutritional strategies for optimal herd health and performance at the March 9 conference at Vermont Technical College. Kersbergen will […]

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Rebar quoted in Press Herald column on growing marijuana in Maine

The Portland Press Herald spoke with John Rebar, executive director of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, for a “Maine Gardener” column titled, “It may be legal to grow marijuana in Maine, but it’s not easy to get gardening advice.” The local sources most Mainers go to for gardening help will not assist with growing […]

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Portland to host international lobster conference in June, AP reports

The Associated Press reported the city of Portland will host the 11th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management June 4–9. The conference will focus on environmental changes affecting the lobster industry. The globalization of the lobster industry also will be a key subject, according to the report. University of Maine marine scientist […]

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New media student turns summer job into film, Castine Patriot reports

The Castine Patriot reported on University of Maine senior Alex Turanski turning his summer job on a lobster boat into a film project for his new media class. Last summer while working on the Matt Pat out of Stonington, Turanski was inspired to create a documentary, according to the article. He reboarded the Matt Pat […]

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