UMaine in the News

Bangor Daily reports on July 1 unveiling of veterans’ memorial

The Bangor Daily News shared a University of Maine news release announcing the unveiling of a new plaque honoring World War II veterans at 3 p.m. on July 1. The outdoor ceremony, which will be held at the WWII Memorial Garden in front of the Memorial Union, is free and open to the public.

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Bennett-Armistead cited in Centralmaine.com story about summer reading

Susan Bennett-Armistead, an associate professor of literacy education at the University of Maine, talked with Centralmaine.com about the importance of reading, writing, listening and speaking during vacation for children to avoid “summer slip.” According to Bennett-Armistead, Little Free Libraries are an important reading resource for children.

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BDN talks with UMaine researchers about state’s reuse economy

The Bangor Daily News talked with Brie Berry, Cindy Isenhour and Jen Bonnet for a story about the thriving reuse culture in Maine. Berry is a Ph.D. student in anthropology and environmental policy at the University of Maine; Isenhour is an associate professor of anthropology, and Bonnet is a social sciences librarian.

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Morning Ag highlights forestry research awards to UMaine faculty

Morning Ag Clips reported that three University of Maine faculty in the School of Forest Resources have received grants from the Northeastern States Research Cooperative (NSRC) to support forestry related research. Daniel Hayes, the Barbara Wheatland Associate Professor of Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing, will develop a carbon budget for the forest sector of Maine, […]

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BDN highlights Tanner’s 2021 Boren Fellowship

The Bangor Daily News reported that University of Maine graduate student Tiffany Tanner has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study Russian in Belarus. Tanner, a graduate student in global policy, will spend 10 months at Minsk State Linguistic University with the goal of becoming proficient in Russian while immersing herself in Soviet culture.

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Handley talks with Press Herald about early strawberry crop

David Handley, a vegetable and small fruit specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, talked with the Portland Press Herald about the early strawberry crop this year, suggesting that consumers who like to pick their own berries should do so soon. Centralmaine.com shared the PPH story. 

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Bangor Daily reports on grant to Hudson Museum

In reporting on a $2.5 million grant to the Maine Community Foundation, the Bangor Daily News noted the University of Maine’s Hudson Museum received a grant from the Maine Community Foundation’s Maine Expansion Arts Fund in 2020 to support development and promotion of a virtual Wabanaki Winter Market, including educational content and a Wabanaki Artist […]

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