UMaine in the News

Peterson Churchill Downs Work Referenced

A Bloodhorse.com story describes concerns about drought-included conditions at the Churchill Downs race track in Kentucky, site of this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup.  The story notes that UMaine engineering professor Mick Peterson, an expert on race track surfaces, has been consulting with track officials as they work to prepare the surface and that he will be […]

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Fried Comments in Early Voting Story

UMaine political scientist Amy Fried is quoted in a Friday Bangor Daily News report about the impact of early voting on this week’s Maine gubernatorial election.  She also commented in a Maine Public Radio story about the impact of polls on that same election.

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Maine Edge Previews Innovation Symposium

Deb Neuman, director of UMaine’s Target Technology Incubator, is the lead resource in a Maine Edge story previewing the Nov. 10 Invention to Venture symposium, scheduled for the Black Bear Inn in Orono.  The symposium will feature an address by David Kappos, director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, DC.

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Boat Technology Mentioned In Washington Post Blog

In a question-and-answer session about leadership on the Washington Post blog On Leadership, Small Business Administration head Karen Mills mentioned UMaine’s work with the boat-building industry to create new technologies. Mills is a Maine native.

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Post-election Analysis by Brewer

UMaine political science professor Mark Brewer provided commentary for post election reports including a Capitol News Service report published in the Bangor Daily News and Maine Today Media story about the gubernatorial election. Brewer also spoke with another Maine Today Media reporter and journalists from the Portsmouth Herald and CBC Radio in New Brunswick.

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Palmer Comments in Maine Today Media Report

Kenneth Palmer, UMaine professor emeritus of political science, is quoted in a Maine Today Media story analyzing Tuesday’s Maine gubernatorial election.  That report is published in the Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal and Central Maine Morning Sentinel.

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Newton Gets Field Hockey Honor

UMaine junior Kelly Newton, who comes from Vancouver, British Columbia, has been named America East Field Hockey Player of the Year.  Five of her teammates also earned league honors, as reported in today’s Bangor Daily News.  Coach Josette Babineau’s Black Bears will take on UNH in the league semifinal on Friday.

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Mahon Provides Election Analysis

John Mahon of the UMaine business faculty provided live election analysis, looking at results from a business perspective, on Portland ABC affiliate WMTW Wednesday morning.

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Extension Specialists’ Denmark Farms Visit Reported

A recent visit to several organic farms and grain mills in Denmark by three University of Maine Cooperative Extension agricultural specialists to learn about that country’s crop rotation strategies and grain production was reported in a blog on the website of Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit organization in Connecticut, whose mission is to make healthy, affordable […]

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Palmer in Press Herald Election Report

Comments from Kenneth Palmer, UMaine professor emeritus of political science, were included in an early Portland Press Herald story following the Maine gubernatorial election on Tuesday night.

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