UMaine in the News

Free Press covers Climate Change Institute art exhibit

The Free Press reported on an exhibit at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast that features photography and artwork illustrating the diverse research activities of students, faculty and staff of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute. About two-thirds of the art exhibitors are current or former CCI students, including Jill Pelto, whose watercolors have been […]

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UMaine PD to participate in memorial Katahdin climb, Seacoast Online reports

Seacoast Online and Foster’s Daily Democrat reported members of the University of Maine Police Department will climb Mount Katahdin on June 24 as part of the national Cops on Top 2017 Summit for Heroes Memorial Climb. Cops on Top is a team of volunteers from the law enforcement and public safety community who undertake mountain […]

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Boothbay Register advances University of Hawai’i professor’s herring talk

The Boothbay Register published a University of Maine news release announcing Alison Rieser, an environmental lawyer and University of Hawai’i at Manoa professor, will deliver a talk titled “The Herring’s Empire” on June 30 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Friday Science Seminar talk at 10:30 a.m. in Brooke Hall […]

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UMaine mentioned in Ellsworth American article on sculpture book presentation

The Ellsworth American reported Steuben sculptor and Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium founder Jesse Salisbury will introduce a newly published book, “Creating the Maine Sculpture Trail: Legacy of the Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium,” at 7 p.m. June 25 at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor. Salisbury spearheaded five sculpture symposiums between 2007 and 2014 on the Schoodic […]

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Morning Ag Clips, Sun Journal advance ‘Preserving the Harvest’ workshops

Morning Ag Clips and Sun Journal reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering “Preserving the Harvest” workshops around the state throughout the summer. Upcoming workshop topics include an introduction to water bath canning and how to preserve strawberry jam, pickles and green beans. UMaine Extension staff and volunteers will lead the workshops where […]

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Senior College summer classes available, Republican Journal reports

The Republican Journal reported registration is open for classes offered through the Senior College at Belfast. Five daylong classes open to all ages will be held at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, according to the article. The summer classes, which cost $30 each, are “designed to pique your curiosity and interest,” the article states. […]

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Reuters cites CCI data in report on Northern Hemisphere heatwave

Data from the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine was included in the Reuters article, “Extreme heat grips Northern Hemisphere on summer solstice.” The CCI recorded temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere were 0.44 C (0.8 F) above the norm on Tuesday, June 20, compared with a global average of 0.25 C above usual, […]

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BDN previews Collins Center for the Arts’ 2017–2018 season

The Bangor Daily News advanced the upcoming season of the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. The 2017–2018 season will include four Broadway touring musicals, five performances of chamber and classical music, two puppet-centric shows, and a performance by 14-year-old jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander, according to the article. The season […]

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ReNEWS reports on Ocean Renewable Power Company’s successful UMaine testing

ReNEWS (Renewable Energy News) reported Ocean Renewable Power Company has successfully completed full-scale testing of a specialized, water-lubricated bearing system and associated driveline components designed for underwater systems that capture energy from ocean tides and river currents. The testing was carried out at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center and aimed to […]

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Maine Folklife Center cited in BDN article on bean-hole bean tradition

Information from the Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine was included in a Bangor Daily News article about the state’s bean-hole bean tradition. Making bean-hole beans the old-fashioned way — by baking them for hours in cast-iron pots buried in the ground — is a Maine food tradition that is woven into the […]

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