UMaine in the News

Morning Ag Clips advances UMaine Extension Pork 101 workshop

Morning Ag Clips advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension workshop, “Pork 101,” from 11 a.m.—2 p.m. March 22 at the UMaine Extension Piscataquis County office in Dover-Foxcroft. The workshop will be a beginner’s introduction to raising pigs, including when and where to buy pigs, and how to house, feed and keep them healthy. The […]

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Ellsworth American reports Bricknell spoke at Whole Oceans meeting

The Ellsworth American covered a Feb. 5 meeting of Portland-based aquaculture company Whole Oceans at the Bucksport Performing Arts Center. The meeting focused on explaining the recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) the company plans to use to farm Atlantic salmon. Ian Bricknell, a professor in the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine, attended […]

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Media cover Sorg’s latest report on Maine’s drug overdose issue

Media covered the latest report by Marcella Sorg, a research professor in the Department of Anthropology and Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine. The report shows the number of drug overdose fatalities decreased 5 percent for the first three quarters of 2018, compared to 2017 — down 282 from 297 reported […]

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WABI interviews Rosenbaum about new Facebook feature

WABI (Channel 5) interviewed Judith Rosenbaum, an assistant professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, for a report on a new Facebook feature. The feature, available to some users who have the most recent version of the Messenger app for IOS and Android, will allow messages to be deleted within 10 minutes […]

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Morning Ag Clips advances UMaine Extension small-scale greenhouse workshop

Morning Ag Clips advanced a University of Maine Cooperative Extension workshop on home and small-scale greenhouses 10 a.m.–noon March 21 at the UMaine Extension Piscataquis County office in Dover-Foxcroft. Matthew Wallhead, an ornamental horticulture specialist with UMaine Extension, will cover topics including technical greenhouse specifications and key control factors, such as temperature, levels of light […]

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WVII, WABI cover annual Career Fair

WVII (Channel 7) and WABI (Channel 5) covered the annual Career Fair at the University of Maine. WABI reported students from four University of Maine System campuses attended the fair to meet with 170 different employers. “We’ve had students say, ‘I’ve got an interview scheduled as a result of being at the fair. I’ve made great […]

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WABI reports on Dagher’s offshore wind power talk

WABI (Channel 5) reported on a talk given Feb. 6 on the University of Maine campus by Habib Dagher, executive director and founder of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center. Dagher’s talk was an update on Aqua Ventus, a planned floating offshore wind project. The goal is to install floating turbines off the Maine coast […]

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Golet requesting community help with tuna tagging, CapeCod.com reports

CapeCod.com NewsCenter reported Walter Golet, who is jointly appointed as an assistant research professor with the School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine and a research scientist with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, is requesting the help of community members with a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration tuna tagging project. The Atlantic […]

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Piscataquis Observer reports on Center on Aging’s Senior Corps outreach project

The Piscataquis Observer reported the Maine Senior Corps, based in the University of Maine’s Center on Aging, partnered with Renys department store in a statewide donation campaign for socks Jan. 5–31. Inspired by Gov. Janet Mills’ inauguration call for everyone to serve fellow Mainers, the “Warm Heart, Warm Feet” initiative showed the power of collaboration […]

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