UMaine in the News

WABI covers UMaine Extension 4-H Science Saturday on aquaculture

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Science Saturday that offered middle school students the opportunity to explore aquaculture and marine science research. Participants were able to play games and perform experiments similar to those conducted in UMaine research labs. Topics covered included the creation of waves and the business […]

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Press Herald ‘Maine Gardener’ column says farewell to Stack

The Portland Press Herald published a column honoring Lois Stack, an ornamental horticulture specialist, who retired earlier this month after 30 years with University of Maine Cooperative Extension. In his “Maine Gardener” column over the weekend, Tom Atwell wrote, “I haven’t counted, but I think she is the source I have used most often since […]

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Media report on Creech’s four-year contract extension

The Bangor Daily News and WVII (Channel 7) reported Director of Athletics Karlton Creech has signed a four-year contract to stay at the University of Maine, effective Feb. 10. Creech has directed the UMaine Department of Athletics since 2014. “Karlton’s outstanding leadership of UMaine Athletics has benefitted the university, the state and Black Bear fans […]

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Bayer, Billings develop lobster blood skin cream to treat ailments, BDN reports

Bob Bayer, executive director of the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute, and Cathy Billings, the institute’s associate director of communications and development, are creating a skin cream from lobster blood to treat dry skin, chapped lips, cold sores, minor cuts and burns, the Bangor Daily News reported. Bayer and Billings are partners in Lobster Unlimited, […]

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WABI covers Bangor Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Silver

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Jan. 22 concert at the Collins Center for the Arts. Noreen Silver, instructor of cello and chamber music at the University of Maine, performed as a soloist during F.J. Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major. The program also included music by Bach and Handel. […]

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Brzozowski cited in Press Herald column on locally raised meat

Richard Brzozowski, University of Maine Cooperative Extension food system program administrator, was mentioned in the Portland Press Herald article, “Locally raised Maine meat is not in short supply,” as part of the “Green Plate Special” column. Analysts with the Reinvestment Fund presented findings of a recent study geared toward optimizing the state’s red meat supply […]

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Media cover Bridge-In-A-Backpack spinoff company’s deal with international firm

The Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7), WLBZ (Channel 2) and Mainebiz reported Advanced Infrastructure Technologies (AIT), a University of Maine spinoff company, has signed a distribution and marketing agreement for North America with Terre Armee Group/Reinforced Earth Company. The agreement will help grow adoption of UMaine’s patented composite arch bridge technology […]

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