UMaine in the News

Mainebiz reports on DMC testing of technique to determine lobster’s age

Mainebiz reported researchers at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole have been testing a new technique for figuring out the age of lobsters. Currently, a lobster’s age is estimated by size, but it’s a rough estimate because a lobster’s growth rate is affected by ocean conditions. Not knowing a lobster’s age is […]

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UMaine cited in BDN article on new food studies program at USM

The University of Maine was mentioned in a Bangor Daily News article about a new food studies program at the University of Southern Maine that began in January. The program aims to teach students how to tackle the scientific, environmental, social, economic and political questions facing food systems using an interdisciplinary approach, according to the […]

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Mainebiz reports on USM Cuba course co-taught by Steneck

Mainebiz reported a group of students from the University of Southern Maine recently completed a team-taught, 20-day course off Cuba to learn how to develop a tourism strategy that included sustainable initiatives regarding Cuba’s coral reefs and the hospitality training needs of its residents. Led by Tracy Michaud Stutzman of USM’s Department of Tourism and […]

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New Scientist reviews Comins’ latest book on space travel

New Scientist published a review of “The Traveler’s Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists,” the latest book by Neil Comins, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Maine. “‘The Traveler’s Guide to Space’ is a delight, and the fact that few of its readers will ever need to use […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by Howard

The Bangor Daily News published the opinion piece, “It’s encouraging to see conservatives get behind a carbon tax to fight climate change,” by Michael Howard, a philosophy professor at the University of Maine.

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Press Herald publishes feature on Hall, glacier research

The Portland Press Herald published a feature article on Brenda Hall, a glacial geology professor at the University of Maine, as part of its “Meet” series. The Press Herald interviewed Hall about “her journey from growing up in Standish to being a globe-trotting expert on glacial geology and the stability of ice sheets.” Hall, a […]

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WABI covers 2017 International Dance Festival

WABI reported on the University of Maine’s 2017 International Dance Festival held at the Collins Center for the Arts. The 13th annual event showcased an array of traditional music, dance and clothes from around the world that is representative of the diverse student body at UMaine. More than 70 dancers took part in performances ranging […]

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Top Gun, Scratchpad Accelerator cited in Mainebiz article on Bangor startup

Two innovation accelerator programs with University of Maine ties helped Bangor startup L&K Manufacturing get off the ground, Mainebiz reported. L&K Manufacturing, doing business as Cobbler Technologies, is developing multimaterial, 3-D printers for the footwear industry. The company was started by Andrew Katon and Vincent Lewis who met as students at UMaine, according to the […]

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