UMaine in the News

Steneck to present Maine Marine Fare Conference keynote, Free Press reports

The Free Press reported the Penobscot Marine Museum will host the Maine Marine Fare Conference at Searsport’s Union Hall 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 28. Experts from around the state will gather to address a variety of fisheries-related topics, according to the article. The central theme is that Maine is diversifying its fisheries: aquaculture is introducing […]

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Isenhour recent guest on ‘Maine Calling’

Cynthia Isenhour, a professor of anthropology and climate change at the University of Maine and faculty associate in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, was a recent guest on Maine Public’s “Maine Calling.” The radio show focused on how consumer choices affect climate change.

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Bowen speaks with WABI about food preservation workshop

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a series of hands-on food preservation workshops. Laurie Bowen, a community education assistant with UMaine Extension, will lead the first class in Bangor, WABI reported. Bowen said the course, which covers the basics of safely canning food, is great for beginners or canners […]

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Miner chosen as ambassador for STEM initiative, Mainebiz reports

Mainebiz reported Kimberley Miner, a University of Maine research assistant professor in the Climate Change Institute and a physical scientist at the Geospatial Research Laboratory, has been selected as a nationwide ambassador of an initiative promoting opportunities for women innovators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. Miner was named by the American Association […]

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Penobscot Bay Pilot covers marine sciences boot camp 

Penobscot Bay Pilot reported the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole recently hosted a three-day orientation program for 30 first-year students in the School of Marine Sciences. William Ellis, associate director of the School of Marine Sciences, leads the annual boot camp program, according to the article. “We have an amazing facility on […]

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Morning Ag Clips advances free yoga class for gardeners, farmers

Morning Ag Clips reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a free yoga class for gardeners and farmers Sept. 26 in Falmouth. The class will be held 6–7 p.m. at the UMaine Regional Learning Center. Brie Weisman, Maine AgrAbility specialist and owner of Adapt-Able Living in Rumford, will demonstrate ways to incorporate yoga […]

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Free Press previews critical thinking workshop at Hutchinson Center

The Free Press reported the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer an introductory workshop, “Improving Personal and Business Effectiveness Through Critical Thinking,” 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 1. The workshop is for nonprofit and business leaders, educators, municipal officials, and others interested in critical thinking and ways to improve personal and […]

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UMaine makes U.S. News rankings, media report

The Portland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News and Mainebiz reported the University of Maine was included in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of colleges and universities. UMaine was rated 100th in public universities nationwide and was tied for 202 among all U.S. universities, the Press Herald reported. WPFO (Channel 23 in Portland) […]

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