UMaine in the News

News Center Maine speaks with Riordan, Freeman about Maine’s bicentennial

News Center Maine spoke with Liam Riordan, a professor of history at the University of Maine, and Mary Freeman, an assistant professor of history at UMaine, about Maine’s bicentennial. In January 1820, Maine’s petition to become a state was in Congress at the same time the House and Senate battled over allowing Missouri to join […]

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UMaine Hutchinson Center hosts aquaculture summit, Republican Journal reports

Republican Journal reported the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast hosted the Maine Aquaculture Research, Development and Education Summit on Jan. 17. International and local guests and speakers came to discuss the industry in Maine at informational seminars on topics related to aquaculture for industry professionals and others who might be interested, the article […]

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Media cover annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration

News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5), WVII and Bangor Daily News covered the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration in the Wells Conference Center at the University of Maine. Hundreds of members of the public attended, and speakers at the event discussed the need to fight injustice every day, not just on one holiday […]

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WABI, WVII report on Rapid Research Week at VEMI Lab

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the fifth annual Rapid Research Week at the University of Maine’s Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (VEMI Lab). Students and faculty collaborate on research, from idea conception to final presentation, the report states. Each group conducted an experiment based on their research question, and presented […]

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Puhlman recent guest on ‘Maine Calling’

Daniel Puhlman, assistant professor of family studies and head of the Parenting Relationships Research Lab at the University of Maine, was a recent guest on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. The topic of the show was co-parenting, which can include divorced couples sharing parenting duties, grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other blended family situations.

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Camire quoted in WABI report on new online food technology program

WABI (Channel 5) quoted Mary Ellen Camire, a professor of food science and human nutrition at the University of Maine, in a report on a new online program in food technology. UMaine is now offering a 12-credit online graduate program for food and brewing industry professionals through the School of Food and Agriculture. “People always […]

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Media report Kingfish Zeeland taps CCAR to build yellowtail broodstock 

Mainebiz, Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, Undercurrent News, IntraFish and SeafoodSource reported the University of Maine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) in Franklin will provide incubation services to Kingfish Zeeland, which is looking to develop a $110 million land-based aquaculture facility in Jonesport. “We see building an early and strong relationship with the University of […]

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WABI, WVII cover event honoring victims of Ukrainian jet crash 

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered an event organized by the University of Maine Iranian Graduate Students Association to remember and honor the 176 people who died when the Ukraine international jet they were on crashed after it was hit by Iranian missiles. ”This is the loss of 176 people. This is not […]

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