UMaine in the News

Journal Tribune advances UMaine Extension workshops on meeting effectiveness

The Biddeford Journal Tribune advanced a five-session workshop offered by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, in partnership with Maine Sea Grant and York Adult Education, for people interested in building skills for effective meetings and group work. Sessions will be held 3–7 p.m. Jan. 15 and 29, Feb. 12 and 26, and March 12 at […]

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Penobscot Times previews 2018 Senior Art Exhibition

The Penobscot Times reported the University of Maine has opened its 2018 Senior Art Exhibition, “Collective Ground,” at Lord Hall Gallery. The show, which runs through Feb. 2, features more than 70 works of art, including paintings, drawings, prints, digital paintings/prints and sculptures. The nine studio art majors displaying work produced all aspects of the […]

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Maine Edge reports on 2019 Alumni Achievement Awards

The Maine Edge reported on the recipients of the University of Maine Alumni Association’s 2019 Alumni Achievement Awards. Charles “Chuck” Peddle, the recognized “father of the personal computer;” Dr. Bruce J. Leavitt, a noted heart surgeon; Donna Keirstead, a widely respected higher education leader; and Abtin Mehdizadegan, a fast-rising young attorney, are among the Black […]

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Z107.3 reports UMaine students create winter driving safety video

Z107.3 reported students in the EDT 400 — Integrating Technology for Teaching and Learning class at the University of Maine produced a winter driving safety video with tips to teach awareness of safe driving in winter. The class also has made videos about the dangers of drowsy driving, bus safety and others, the report states.

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Turner Publishing advances UMaine Extension corn silage in changing climate meeting

Turner Publishing advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension dairy forage meeting on corn silage in changing climate, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 18 at Governor’s Restaurant in Waterville. Corn silage is a significant component in the diets of many Maine cows. The meeting will focus on management techniques, variety selection and environmental stewardship to help […]

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BDN article on snowshoes cites Hudson Museum

The Bangor Daily News cited the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine in the article, “Why you may want to ditch your fancy snowshoes for wooden ones.” The article focused on the history and traditions behind wooden snowshoes, and the benefits they still offer that prompt some to use them over the modern plastic […]

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Ellsworth American reports Hancock County Extension accepting Master Gardener Volunteer applications

The Ellsworth American reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County office is now taking applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer training, which will be held Friday mornings from Jan. 25–May 17, with two Tuesday evening classes. Program participants will learn about fruit, vegetable and ornamental gardening in preparation to do gardening-related volunteer […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by Hillas on President George H.W. Bush

The Bangor Daily News published an opinion piece by Kenneth Hillas, an adjunct professor of global politics and U.S. foreign policy at the University of Maine School of Policy and International Affairs. The piece is titled, “No president is perfect on foreign policy, but George H. W. Bush earned high marks.”

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