UMaine in the News

CCA events included in BDN roundup of holiday shows in Maine

Several shows at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts were included in a Bangor Daily News roundup of holiday shows in eastern Maine. UMaine’s choral ensembles and student orchestra will perform in the annual Yuletide Celebration at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 in the CCA. A touring show from the Nebraska Theatre Caravan […]

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BDN publishes op-ed by doctoral student

Andrea Mercado, a doctoral student in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Childhood trauma can slow academic development. Here’s one way to fix it.” Mercado is a member of the Maine chapter of the national Scholars Strategy Network, which brings together […]

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Turner Publishing, Morning Ag Clips advance Extension dairy forage conference

Turner Publishing and Morning Ag Clips advanced the annual University of Maine Cooperative Extension dairy forage conference, which will be held 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Governor’s Restaurant in Waterville. The focus will be managing diets with forages grown and harvested in challenging conditions and potential health concerns for livestock. Additional topics […]

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CCI, Princeton researchers analyze 2 million-year-old ice cores, Penobscot Bay Pilot reports

Penobscot Bay Pilot published a University of Maine news release about three Climate Change Institute scientists working with a Princeton University-led team to analyze 2 million-year-old ice cores from Antarctica. CCI associate professor Andrei Kurbatov, director Paul Mayewski, and doctoral student Heather Clifford participated in the research that aims to provide the first direct observations […]

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McCarty included in Lincoln County News article on gleaning group

The Lincoln County News reported on a gleaning group that is expanding its food security-focused mission from seasonal to year-round. The Lincoln County Gleaners are a project of Healthy Lincoln County, a community health nonprofit based in Damariscotta. The article included a photo of Kate McCarty, a food preservation professional with the University of Maine […]

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Master Gardener Volunteer registration open, Turner Publishing reports

Turner Publishing posted a University of Maine Cooperative Extension news release announcing applications are being accepted for 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer training in Penobscot and Somerset counties. Classes will meet weekly Feb. 25 through May 21, primarily at the UMaine Extension office in Bangor. Classes resume for four weeks in September. UMaine Extension horticulture staff […]

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Mitchell recent guest on ‘Maine Calling’

John Bear Mitchell, a citizen of the Penobscot Nation and coordinator of the University of Maine System Office Native American Waiver and Educational Program, was a recent guest on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling” radio show. Mitchell also is the outreach and student development coordinator at the University of Maine Wabanaki Center, and a lecturer of […]

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Turner Publishing advances ‘Recipe to Market’ workshops 

Turner Publishing advanced a series of half-day “Recipe to Market” workshops for food entrepreneurs, offered by University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Workshop topics  include food entrepreneurship in the specialty food industry, business basics, an overview of the product development process, licensing and regulations, and food safety. Sessions will be offered 9 a.m.–noon on Dec. 2 […]

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