UMaine in the News

Media cover Bridge-In-A-Backpack spinoff company’s deal with international firm

The Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7) and Mainebiz reported Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT), a University of Maine spinoff company, has signed a distribution and marketing agreement for North America with Terre Armee Group/Reinforced Earth Company. The agreement will help grow adoption of UMaine’s patented composite arch bridge technology in the country, […]

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New UMaine, Oak Ridge Lab partnership to help state’s forest economy, media report

The Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7), Mainebiz, Woodworking Network and The Free Press reported on newly announced federal funding that will help members of the Maine Forest Economy Growth Initiative begin implementing strategies to strengthen and diversify Maine’s valued forest economy. At a press conference in Passadumkeag, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

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U.S. News & World Report quotes Camire in article on vinegar’s health benefits

Mary Ellen Camire, a professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, spoke with the U.S. News & World Report for an article about the health benefits of vinegar. Grain and fruit vinegars, both of which are fermented, possess beneficial physiological effects, including antibacterial and antioxidant properties and even some anti-cancer […]

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Soil health a major focus at Maine Potato Conference, media report

WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) and the Bangor Daily News covered this week’s 32nd annual Maine Potato Conference in Caribou, put on by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Soil health was a major topic of this year’s presentations, as growers and industry officials from Maine and other states look for ways to improve yields, […]

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Seacoast Online reports on upcoming beekeeping courses in Springvale

Seacoast Online reported registration is open for Beginner Bee School starting Feb. 9 at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, 21 Bradeen St., Springvale. Students will learn the basics of bees, honey and keeping hives in this five-week introductory course, according to the article. Master Beekeeper Larry Peiffer, president of the York County Beekeepers’ Association, […]

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Media advance Bangor Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Silver as soloist

The Bangor Daily News and Ellsworth American reported Noreen Silver, instructor of cello and chamber music at the University of Maine, will perform as a soloist during the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Jan. 22 concert at the Collins Center for the Arts. Silver’s performance of F.J. Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major with the […]

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