UMaine in the News

WVII, KJ report on lower ticket pricing for men’s ice hockey games

WVII (Channel 7) and Kennebec Journal reported on the University of Maine’s announcement that it is significantly changing its pricing structure for single-game and season membership ticket prices for men’s ice hockey games at Alfond Arena. The changes will take effect beginning next season. Single-game ticket prices for Black Bear games have been slashed between […]

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Down East magazine cites Bolton in article on organic food processor

Down East magazine spoke with Jason Bolton, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension food safety specialist, for an article about Turtle Rock Farm, a certified-organic food-processing kitchen in Brunswick. According to Bolton, processing facilities like Turtle Rock Farm are few and far between in Maine. Without them, he said, farmers don’t have many options to […]

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Garland speaks with BDN about how to extend gardening season

The Bangor Daily News interviewed Kate Garland, a horticultural professional with University of Maine Cooperative Extension, for an article on how to extend the gardening season. There are tools and strategies, known as season extenders, to help gardeners add more time to Maine’s growing season, according to the article. Garland explained that most of the […]

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Media report on earthquake study by team including Gallant

Oregon news outlets including The World, The Tillamook Headlight Herald and KTVZ NewsChannel 21 carried an Oregon State University report about an Indonesia earthquake study. Findings by a team led by an Oregon State University geotechnical engineer are paving the way toward engineering techniques that could keep Pacific Northwest residents more safe during the eventual […]

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Machias Valley News Observer interviews UMM students ahead of film premiere

Machias Valley News Observer spoke with University of Maine at Machias students Christopher Palmiotto and Alexis Morrill about the upcoming premiere of “When the Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Fix Big Problems).”  The documentary, filmed last year in Washington County, is the third feature-length production to come out of the Down East documentary filmmaking course […]

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Former new media professor passes away, BDN reports

The Bangor Daily News reported on the recent passing of Raphael Diluzio, an art professor who worked for years at the University of Southern Maine and University of Maine. Diluzio joined the UMaine community in 2001 as an assistant professor in new media. He transferred to the University of Southern Maine in 2012, where he […]

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Grillo speaks with KJ after Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Michael Grillo, an associate professor of art at the University of Maine, was interviewed by the Kennebec Journal for the article, “Effect of Notre Dame Cathedral fire felt in central Maine.” Grillo said the cathedral often is discussed among art historians. “Then something like this happens and you realize that everyone is affected,” he said, […]

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Wallhead explains how to grow moss garden for BDN article

Matthew Wallhead, an ornamental horticulture specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and environmental horticulture professor in the School of Food and Agriculture, spoke with the Bangor Daily News about how to grow a moss garden. “Nurseries and garden centers and lawn care professionals were once focused on eliminating moss,” Wallhead said. “Now, there’s […]

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