UMaine in the News

Morning Ag Clips runs release highlighting Forstadt’s Extension awards

Morning Ag Clips ran a media release about Leslie Forstadt receiving the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Distinguished Service Award. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension associate professor and human development specialist also earned a first-place Communications Team Award for the “Growing Maine” video series that highlights farmers and producers sharing […]

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Medical Xpress shares article about Daigle’s opioid-dependency study

Medical Xpress printed a University of Maine article about Katrina Daigle’s study that found mothers being treated for opioid-dependency showed impaired responsiveness and sensitivity to their babies, compared to mothers not dependent on opioids but similar in socioeconomic and lifestyle factors. The deficits were associated with reduced oxytocin (OT) release. OT, which is made in […]

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‘ASA Footnotes’ publishes Blackstone’s ‘Sexual Harassment in Academia and Beyond’ piece

Amy Blackstone’s article “Sexual Harassment in Academia and Beyond: Causes, Consequences, and Change” was published in the September/October 2019 issue of ASA Footnotes. Blackstone writes that “knowledge from decades of sociological research helps us understand — and change — the reality of sexual harassment in academic workplaces and beyond.” Allies have an important role to […]

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The Republican Journal announces spring registration at Hutchinson Center 

The Republican Journal announced that registration is open through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center for more than 300 live and online spring 2020 undergraduate and graduate courses that run from Jan. 21 to May 8. Need-based Hutchinson Center scholarships are available to new and continuing students; Jan. 10 is the deadline for scholarship applications. […]

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Machias Valley News Observer advances ‘Scientific Illustrations’ at UMM

The Machias Valley News Observer announced that Margaret La Farge’s new exhibit “Scientific Illustrations” will be displayed during December in the Art Gallery in Powers Hall at the University of Maine at Machias. La Farge’s painstaking attention to detail and heartfelt appreciation for the natural world is evident in her exquisite black-and-white renderings of wildlife […]

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Witter Farm’s Milk-A-Cow event promoted on Z107.3 

Bangor radio station Z107.3 promoted the Milk-A-Cow event 4–6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at Witter Farm on University Farm Road. The public is invited to learn about cattle, watch University of Maine students milk the large domesticated ungulates, and get a chance to milk a cow by hand. Cost is $2 per youth, $4 per […]

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Star 97.7 publicizes winter care for backyard poultry workshop 

Ellsworth radio station Star 97.7  advanced University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s workshop “Winter Care of Backyard Poultry” 1–3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Extension office in Ellsworth. “Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens,” an optional coursebook, may be preordered for $20. For more information and to register, call 207.667.8212.

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TRJ previews Hutchinson Center restorative practices program

The Republican Journal announced the University of Maine Hutchinson Center will offer a six-session certificate program, Foundations in Restorative Practices, beginning Dec. 5–6. Subsequent dates are Jan. 10, Feb. 13–14 and March 13. People in primary, secondary and post-secondary education, social work, family services, corrections, criminal justice, policing, nonprofits, health care and community development could […]

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