UMaine in the News

Maine Edge Previews Innovation Symposium

Deb Neuman, director of UMaine’s Target Technology Incubator, is the lead resource in a Maine Edge story previewing the Nov. 10 Invention to Venture symposium, scheduled for the Black Bear Inn in Orono.  The symposium will feature an address by David Kappos, director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, DC.

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Boat Technology Mentioned In Washington Post Blog

In a question-and-answer session about leadership on the Washington Post blog On Leadership, Small Business Administration head Karen Mills mentioned UMaine’s work with the boat-building industry to create new technologies. Mills is a Maine native.

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Post-election Analysis by Brewer

UMaine political science professor Mark Brewer provided commentary for post election reports including a Capitol News Service report published in the Bangor Daily News and Maine Today Media story about the gubernatorial election. Brewer also spoke with another Maine Today Media reporter and journalists from the Portsmouth Herald and CBC Radio in New Brunswick.

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Palmer Comments in Maine Today Media Report

Kenneth Palmer, UMaine professor emeritus of political science, is quoted in a Maine Today Media story analyzing Tuesday’s Maine gubernatorial election.  That report is published in the Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal and Central Maine Morning Sentinel.

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Newton Gets Field Hockey Honor

UMaine junior Kelly Newton, who comes from Vancouver, British Columbia, has been named America East Field Hockey Player of the Year.  Five of her teammates also earned league honors, as reported in today’s Bangor Daily News.  Coach Josette Babineau’s Black Bears will take on UNH in the league semifinal on Friday.

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Mahon Provides Election Analysis

John Mahon of the UMaine business faculty provided live election analysis, looking at results from a business perspective, on Portland ABC affiliate WMTW Wednesday morning.

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Extension Specialists’ Denmark Farms Visit Reported

A recent visit to several organic farms and grain mills in Denmark by three University of Maine Cooperative Extension agricultural specialists to learn about that country’s crop rotation strategies and grain production was reported in a blog on the website of Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit organization in Connecticut, whose mission is to make healthy, affordable […]

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Palmer in Press Herald Election Report

Comments from Kenneth Palmer, UMaine professor emeritus of political science, were included in an early Portland Press Herald story following the Maine gubernatorial election on Tuesday night.

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Nutrition Program Highlighted

UMaine Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist Brenda Bracy are included in a Portland Press Herald story about Cooking Matters for Maine.  That initiative provides low-income families with access to expertise about how to prepare healthy, affordable and tasty meals.

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News Report on Jacobson Presentation

The Free Press Online site features a story about an Oct. 30 Camden presentation by Prof. George Jacobson of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute, who also serves as the state climatologist.  He provided data about Maine’s changing climate, along with perspectives about what Maine communities can be considering as they plan for a future with a […]

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