UMaine in the News

Study finds warming waters threaten young lobsters, BDN reports

The Bangor Daily News reported on newly published research that found the Gulf of Maine’s lobster population could suffer if water temperatures keep rising. The research, conducted at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, is the only published study focused on how larvae of the American lobster will […]

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UMaine mentioned in Kiplinger article on paying in-state tuition out of state

The University of Maine’s Flagship Match financial aid program was mentioned in the Kiplinger article, “Little-known ways to pay in-state tuition rates at out-of-state colleges.” To attract more out-of-state students, some public colleges offer out-of-state students a discount on tuition, according to the article, which cites UMaine as an example. UMaine recently began offering students […]

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WABI, WVII preview new UMaine Museum of Art exhibit

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on “Contemporary Currents: Nine New Brunswick Artists,” an exhibit opening Sept. 23 at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. The exhibit highlights a diversity of creative approaches and genres — from representational to conceptual — by artists from throughout New Brunswick. Also varied […]

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Huffington Post quotes Stancioff in article on fishing in Gulf of Maine

The Huffington Post quoted Esperanza Stancioff, an educator with Maine Sea Grant and University of Maine Cooperative Extension, in the article, “Troubled waters: Fishing in Gulf of Maine sheds light on urgency in protecting oceans.” A study led by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and published in Science found temperatures in the Gulf of […]

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Media report on new Maine forest products industry study

Mainebiz and Maine Public reported on a new Maine forest products industry study conducted by Mindy Crandall, an assistant professor of forest landscape management and economics at the University of Maine. The report, which was presented at the Maine Forest Products Council’s annual meeting, shows the industry’s overall economic impact dropped by about $1 billion […]

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WABI covers geotechnical boring demonstration

WABI (Channel 5) reported on a demonstration of geotechnical drilling hosted by S.W. Cole Explorations LLC on the University of Maine campus. S.W. Cole Explorations LLC is a test boring subsidiary of S.W. Cole Engineering Inc., which provides geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental consulting, and materials testing services. Civil, construction and water resource engineers, as well as […]

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Camire answers ‘Which veggies are healthier cooked?’ in Dr. Oz The Good Life

Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine cited Mary Ellen Camire, a University of Maine professor of food science and human nutrition, in the article “Which veggies are healthier cooked?” Some compounds in tomatoes and carrots get a boost from heat, according to the article. “Vitamins and minerals are usually ‘locked’ inside fibrous plant cell walls,” […]

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New fan experience to debut at football home opener, WVII reports

WVII (Channel 7) reported more than 7,000 fans are expected at Alfond Stadium this weekend for the University of Maine football team’s home opener against James Madison. Those in attendance will see changes, including new tailgating spots closer to the stadium with on-site parking for season membership holders, as well as an alcohol-free “family tailgating” […]

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