UMaine in the News

Johnson speaks about UMMA Winter Art Factory on WABI

Kat Johnson, education coordinator at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor, was a recent guest on WABI (Channel 5). She spoke about the museum’s Winter Art Factory set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. The event, which will be held ahead of the Festival of Lights Parade, will […]

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UMaine officials speak with BDN about emergency preparation

In the wake of the recent attack at Ohio State University, the Bangor Daily News spoke with University of Maine officials about preparing for an emergency on campus. The university offers emergency training to some of its staff, information about precautions to its students, and uses a mobile alert system to quickly disseminate urgent safety […]

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CBC News cites Steneck in report of large lobster being saved

Robert Steneck, a professor of marine sciences at the University of Maine, was quoted in a CBC News report about a 23-pound live lobster at a seafood shop in Alma, New Brunswick. At her grandfather’s urging, a Halifax woman called the store to see what could be done to save the lobster, according to the […]

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BDN features UMaine Extension ‘Growing Maine’ video on family orchard

The Bangor Daily News reported on the latest installment of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s “Growing Maine,” a series of short documentaries highlighting Maine food producers and farm families. The video tells the story of Patty and Gary Treworgy and their children on their second-generation orchard and family farm in Levant. Treworgy Family Orchards […]

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Darling Marine Center cited in AP article on Maine eel farmer

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center was mentioned in an Associated Press article about how a Maine aquaculture farmer wants to keep baby eels, or elvers, in the state. Elvers are at the center of a lucrative business in Maine, which is home to the only large-scale fishing operation for them in the country, […]

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NSF-funded project, including UMaine’s Gill, cited in Sierra Sun Times article

The Sierra Sun Times of Mariposa, California published a press release from the University of California at Merced, citing a paleontological research project that includes work by Jacquelyn Gill. Gill is an assistant professor of paleoecology and plant ecology with the University of Maine’s School of Biology and Ecology and Climate Change Institute. The project, […]

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High school freshmen to visit UMaine for overnight, Sun Journal reports

The Sun Journal reported about 45 freshmen from Telstar Regional High School in Bethel will visit the University of Maine for an overnight field trip Dec. 8. 4-H Cooperative Extension is coordinating the visit. Students who are part of The Telstar Freshmen Academy will stay at the Black Bear Inn, eat at UMaine dining halls, […]

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