UMaine in the News

McConnon in Holiday Shopping Story

Comments from Jim McConnon of the UMaine School of Economics were included in a Lewiston Sun Journal story about holiday shopping data and predictions for “Black Friday” retail activity.

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Hazing Research Story Updates

A Wednesday Inside Higher Ed story reports on the continuing hazing research project headed up by UMaine professors Elizabeth Allan and Mary Madden.  Building on extensive survey research from 2007 and 2008, Allan and Madden have now created a “National Agenda for Hazing Prevention in Education,” to inform efforts aimed at preventing hazing on college campuses […]

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Center On Aging Program Highlighted

The Bangor Daily News health and wellness section has a column about the UMaine Center on Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, known as RSVP. Founded as part of the National Senior Service Corps in the 1970s, RSVP is for people 55 and older who want to use their life experiences and job skills to strengthen […]

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UMaine Nursing Graduate Tapped To Head National Group

Amy Cotton, the director of Rosscare and a UMaine School of Nursing Graduate, has been selected president-elect of the National Gerontological Nursing Association, according to a story in the Bangor Daily News. The association represents more than 1,700 nurses nationally and is dedicated to improving the quality of nursing care given to older adults.

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Mainebiz Mentions Russian Interest In Bridge Technology

Mainebiz had a story about the possibility of UMaine’s bridge-in-a-backpack technology being used at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia. A Russian company which is working on transportation infrastructure projects at the Olympics signed a memorandum of understanding with Orono-based Advanced Infrastructure Technologies, which is commercializing the bridge technology developed at the university’s AEWC Advanced […]

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Conner Finishes Strong At NCAA Championship

UMaine junior nursing major Corey Conner placed 42nd out of 253 runners at the NCAA Cross Country Championships Monday, according to a story in the Bangor Daily News. Earlier this season Conner won the New England Championship and placed fourth in an NCAA regional race.

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President Search Mentioned in Article

UMaine’s search for a new president was included in an Associated Press article that ran in the Boston Herald. UMaine, which is seeking to fill the position after current president Robert Kennedy announced last spring he would step down in 2011, is one of several New England universities, including the University of Connecticut, the University […]

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Press Herald Reviews “Frustrating” Football Season

Tuesday’s Portland Press Herald includes a story looking back at the 2010 UMaine football season.  The Black Bears finished the season with a 4-7 record, ending with a 14-10 Saturday loss at home to James Madison University.  The Bangor Daily News reports that six Black Bear players have earned All-Colonial Athletic Association honors for their […]

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Press Herald Editorial Praises UMaine Researchers

A Tuesday Portland Press Herald editorial praises UMaine hazing researchers Elizabeth Allan and Mary Madden for developing a “National Agenda for Hazing Prevention in Education,” a follow-up to their 2008 report documenting hazing behaviors at colleges and universities around the U.S.  The editorial follows a recent Associated Press story on this effort, published in Tuesday’s […]

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