UMaine in the News

Wahle featured in Radio-Canada report on lobsters, warming waters

Rick Wahle, a research professor at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, was interviewed by Canadian Broadcasting’s Radio-Canada for a report about American lobster migrating from south to north, as a result of warming waters. A segment of the footage was shot at the DMC waterfront in Walpole where Wahle and graduate students conduct […]

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BDN covers wreath-making workshop at Page Farm and Home Museum

The Bangor Daily News reported on the University of Maine Page Farm and Home Museum’s annual holiday wreath-making workshop. The workshops, so popular they are never advertised, fill up fast, according to museum director Patricia Henner. For Henner, who has been helping run the workshops for more than two decades, making wreaths is part of […]

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Barron moving to new role in Athletic Department, media report

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, WLBZ (Channel 2), WVII (Channel 7) and 92.9 FM The Ticket reported Richard Barron, currently on medical leave as the University of Maine women’s basketball coach, has been assigned a new role within the UMaine Athletic Department. For the next seven months, Barron will be a special assistant […]

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Climate Reanalyzer featured in Discover blog post on predicted Arctic blast

The Climate Change Institute’s Climate Reanalyzer was included in an online Discover Magazine blog post titled, “Move over record-setting warmth: A brutal blast of winter misery straight out of the Arctic appears to be on its way.” An Arctic blast is forecast for the Midwest and eastern United States around Dec. 10, according to the […]

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Rebar cited in BDN article on move to renew nutrition education program

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension was mentioned in a Bangor Daily News article about a move to renew a nutrition education program for low-income residents. Less than a year after saying it wanted to dismantle the program, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services is working to reinstate it for up to five […]

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WLBZ interviews students about student loan debt

WLBZ (Channel 2) interviewed several University of Maine students about whether they think college debt is worth the investment. According to a recent CNBC report, more than 44 million Americans have student debt. The debt for people in their 20s averages about $22,000, WLBZ reported. Most of the students the station spoke with said the […]

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UMaine designated as combined heat and power assistance center, media report

WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7), Decentralized Energy and the Associated Press reported on the recent U.S Department of Energy decision to select the University of Maine as a regional Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership program designee. The funding aims to advance the installation of cost-effective and highly efficient combined heat and power […]

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Fortune cites study on effects of sexual harassment on women’s careers

A study published in May by researchers at the University of Maine, Oklahoma State University and University of Minnesota was cited in the Fortune article, “The hidden victim of sexual harassment: women’s careers.” Amy Blackstone, a sociology professor at UMaine, is a co-author of the study that found women who were sexually harassed were 6.5 […]

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Brewer speaks with Maine Public about Sen. Susan Collins, tax bill vote

Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine, spoke with Maine Public about Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins again finding herself in the national spotlight. Collins is under scrutiny as the Senate prepares to vote on a Republican tax bill that rewrites major provisions of the U.S. tax code, according to the […]

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WVII previews UMMA Winter Art Factory

WVII (Channel 7) reported the University of Maine Museum of Art will host a Winter Art Factory 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 2. Attendees of the free, family-friendly event will be able to make stamped wrapping paper, ornaments and holiday cards, according to the report. “Each of the tables is an art station for an art […]

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