UMaine in the News

Kersbergen matches dairy apprentices with farm in need of help, BDN reports

Rick Kersbergen, a sustainable dairy and forage systems expert with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, was mentioned in the Bangor Daily News article, “Community rallies for Maine farmer after he gets a concussion from his cow.” After New Vineyard dairy farmer Randall Bates was injured, his wife, Jill Bates, was left to operate Springside […]

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Blackstone quoted in Sun Journal article on #MeToo campaign

Amy Blackstone, a professor of sociology at the University of Maine, and her research were cited in a Sun Journal article about the recent #MeToo campaign. The latest campaign started with actress Alyssa Milano, who told The Associated Press she wanted to convey the scope of how often sexual harassment and assault happens and let […]

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Mount Desert Islander advances public energy meeting at UMaine

Mount Desert Islander reported the Governor’s Energy Office is asking Maine residents for their input as it develops an Energy Planning Roadmap to advance the state’s energy, economic development and environmental goals. A public meeting is set for the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine from 10 a.m. […]

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New York Times reports on Kelley’s Maine shell midden research

The New York Times published an article on a research project led by Alice Kelley, a geoarchaeologist at the University of Maine, that aims to assess and preserve Maine’s shell middens. “We know that there are over 2,000 shell heaps on the coast of Maine,” said Kelley, an associate research professor at UMaine’s Climate Change […]

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Belding, AMC mentioned in EdTech article on high-tech manufacturing programs

The Advanced Manufacturing Center at the University of Maine was included in the EdTech: Focus on Higher Education article, “High-tech manufacturing programs foster the next generation of workers.” When North Berwick-based Hussey Seating, a manufacturer of stadium equipment, wanted to investigate new technology applications for a bleacher design, it turned to the AMC, according to […]

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Bustle cites UMaine study in article on sexual harassment

A 2012 study conducted by sociologists at the University of Maine and University of Minnesota was cited in a Bustle article about sexual harassment in the workplace. The study found that women who break the glass ceiling of professional advancement also face increased incidence of sexual harassment from co-workers and subordinates, according to the article. […]

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Johnson focus of Science Trends’ ‘My Science Life’ feature

Scott Johnson, a professor of tectonics and structural geology and director of the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, is the focus of a Science Trends “My Science Life” feature. “I have a wide range of interests in the general fields of tectonics, structural geology and rheology,” Johnson wrote. When […]

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IMRC accepting applications for juried residency, VillageSoup reports

VillageSoup reported the University of Maine’s Innovative Media, Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center is accepting applications until Nov. 9 for the winter/spring Researcher in Residence Program. IMRC residencies support the creative research, production and presentation of initiatives in new media, intermedia and other technology areas; and their social and cultural application. The residency supports a […]

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