UMaine in the News

UMaine-led studies cited in story about Blue Hill lobsterman 

The Bangor Daily News cited two University of Maine-led studies that indicate warming waters off Maine have changed the dynamics of the lobster population in its story about Jeremy Tyler. The Blue Hill lobsterman is developing a “Plan B” for his economic livelihood that includes opening a coffee and sandwich shop to sell baked goods […]

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WABI shares Witter Wonderland fun

WABI (Channel 5) covered the Maine Animal Club’s Witter Wonderland event this past weekend at the University of Maine Witter Farm. Visitors interacted with cows, pigs and sheep at the annual barnwide holiday event.

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Rosenbaum, student recent guests on ‘Maine Calling’

Judith Rosenbaum, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, and Liz Theriault, a UMaine student and opinion editor of the UMaine student newspaper The Maine Campus, were recent guests on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. The show’s topic was “cancel culture,” political correctness and social media.

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WVII interviews Kurbatov about 2 million-year-old ice cores

WVII (Channel 7) interviewed Andrei Kurbatov, an associate professor in the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, about research on 2 million-year-old ice cores from Antarctica. The research, led by Princeton University, involved expeditions of students and other researchers to Allan Hills in Antarctica to drill for the ice cores. On campus, students […]

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Z107.3 previews Witter Wonderland

Bangor radio station Z107.3 previewed the second annual Witter Wonderland at the University of Maine. Witter Farm will host the holiday-themed event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, featuring a decorated barn, family-friendly activities and crafts, Z107.3 reported. There will be a chance to meet the UMares, cows, Icelandic sheep and pigs. Proceeds […]

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Socolow interviewed on Deutschlandfunk about Tik Tok

Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, was interviewed on German public broadcasting radio station Deutschlandfunk. The report was about journalism on Tik Tok, a video-sharing app.

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O’Neill recent guest on ‘Maine Calling’

Shane O’Neill, forest industry business development manager in the University of Maine School of Forest Resources, was a recent guest on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. The show’s topic was the future of Maine’s forests and how the state plans to develop its vital forest industry. 

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