UMaine in the News

AP advances Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference

The Associated Press reported the University of Maine will host the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference (NABEC) from July 31–Aug. 3. About 75 participants are expected to attend the event that promotes engineering as it relates to agriculture, biology and related applications. This year’s conference theme is sustainable agriculture and renewable energy. Keynote addresses […]

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Mandela Fellow speaks to Rotary Club, Ellsworth American reports

The Ellsworth American reported Mandela Fellow Koushul Narrian was a speaker at a recent meeting of Ellsworth’s Noontime Rotary Club. Narrian is one of 25 emerging public management leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa that are visiting UMaine for a six-week academic and leadership institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. UMaine was selected as one […]

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Brewer quoted in Christian Science Monitor article on Maine politics

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, “When a governor names his dog ‘Veto.’” While Gov. Paul LePage has a history of controversial sound bites in common with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, he is more conservative, and Maine politics has reached new […]

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Ellsworth American cites horseshoe crab research conducted by Wahle, student

Research conducted by Rick Wahle, a marine scientist at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center; and Andrew Goode, who earned a bachelor’s degree in marine sciences in 2016; was cited in an Ellsworth American article about horseshoe crabs. The “living fossils” have survived unchanged for eons, but lately their numbers have diminished, according to […]

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Brewer speaks with BDN about national monument debate, presidential politics

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News for the article, “How Maine’s national monument debate plays into presidential politics.” The question of whether President Barack Obama will designate a North Woods national monument looms large in northern Maine, according to the article, and could […]

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Stoll speaks about community-supported fishing on ‘Blue Fish Radio’

Josh Stoll, an ecology and environmental sciences Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maine, was a recent guest on “Blue Fish Radio,” an Outdoor Canada podcast about the future of fish and fishing in Canada. Stoll, founder of LocalCatch.org and the Walking Fish Cooperative, spoke about the importance of community-supported fishing and how new fishing […]

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LaBouff, grad student write op-ed for BDN

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “Skowhegan schools keep ‘Indians’ mascot and stand for what they should oppose,” by Andrew Tomer, a graduate student in psychology at the University of Maine, and Jordan LaBouff, an assistant professor of psychology and honors at UMaine.

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WABI previews ‘Meet the Bears’ football clinic

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine football team will host its annual “Meet the Bears” free football clinic at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 at Alfond Stadium. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to meet players and coaches, get posters and autographs, and join the team for a pizza party sponsored […]

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Brewer speaks with WVII about Melania Trump speech plagiarism allegations

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, spoke with WVII (Channel 7) for a report about speech plagiarism allegations against Melania Trump. After the wife of presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the Republican National Convention, it was found portions of her speech were similar to first lady Michelle Obama’s 2008 […]

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