UMaine in the News

Forestry Alums Named To State Posts

UMaine alumnus Douglas Denico was recently named to the position of Maine State Forester, according to the Bangor Daily News. The article noted Denico received his bachelor’s in forestry and master’s in forest economics from UMaine’s School of Forestry. MPBN Radio had a story about Kenneth Fletcher, an alum with a bachelor’s in forest management, […]

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Political Scientist Comments On King Remarks

Comments from UMaine political scientist Mark Brewer were included in a Bangor Daily News story about remarks made by author Stephen King in Florida last week. Speaking at a rally, King criticized Republican governors including Maine’s Paul LePage, for their stance on unions. Brewer told the BDN King’s comments should have minimal impact because many […]

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Media Coverage of President Announcement

Several news outlets, including the Kennebec Journal and the Bangor Daily News covered Monday’s announcement that Paul W. Ferguson has been named the new president of the University of Maine. The UMaine System Board of Trustees voted on the selection during a meeting in Augusta, approving a recommendation made by Chancellor Richard Pattenaude. The Carni […]

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Warhola Coauthors International Relations Op-Ed

An opinion column assessing the history of contentiousness and volatility between Russia and Turkey, coauthored by James Warhola, professor of politics at UMaine, and former UMaine student Egemen Bezci, now a graduate student studying at the Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, appeared in the March 10 edition of e-International Relations. “The Wolf, […]

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Doty Dies at 82

Saturday’s Bangor Daily News included a story about the life of retired UMaine history professor C. Stewart Doty, who died on March 4 at the age of 82.  Doty, who was a UMaine professor for 31 years, was instrumental in organizing the university’s faculty union in 1978.  The author of seven books, he received UMaine’s […]

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Keiko, Paul Myer in News Reports on Situation in Japan

A Saturday Portland Press Herald story about Mainers affected by the tragedies in Japan included comments from Keiko Myer of the UMaine purchasing staff and Paul Myer of the business school faculty.  Keiko, who moved to Maine from Japan in 2003, learned Friday that her family members are safe.  Paul, who lived in Japan and […]

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Lang Column Published in Saturday Paper

Saturday’s Bangor Daily News included a guest column by Michael Lang of the UMaine history faculty.  Titled “Understanding the cause for the anger over money,” the column provides Lang’s observations related to the current discussion of issues including those related to public employees in Wisconsin.

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Powell, Marro in Nemitz column on Congressional internships

Prof. Richard Powell of the UMaine political science faculty is quoted in Bill Nemitz’ Maine Sunday Telegram column about Congressional internships.  The column compares the experiences of current UMaine junior  Joe Marro with those of 1982 intern Don Willard, who is a friend of Marro’s mother.  Willard was also a UMaine student when he worked […]

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Brewer in National Story on GOP Senators

Comments from Mark Brewer of the UMaine political science faculty are included in a McClatchy Newspapers story reported in the Kansas City Star and other newspapers. The story examines issues related to several moderate Republican U.S. Senators, including Maine’s Olympia Snowe, who face pressure from conservatives as they approach re-election campaigns.

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News Story Previews President Announcement

The Bangor Daily News posted a Sunday story previewing Monday’s expected announcement of UMaine’s next president.  Chancellor Richard Pattenaude will make his recommendation at Monday’s board of trustees meeting in Augusta.  The four finalists are James Page, Donald Farish, Daniel Julius and Paul Ferguson.

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