UMaine in the News

Coverage of Juliet Kellogg Markowsky Death

Several local media outlets carried the news of the death of Juliet “Judy” Kellogg Markowsky, a local naturalist and faculty associate in UMaine’s department of wildlife ecology. Bangor television station WLBZ noted Markowsky ran nature exploration programs from an office at UMaine. The Bangor Daily News mentioned in its story that Markowsky was been presented […]

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Murphy Column on Extension Program

UMaine Cooperative Extension Educator Barbara Murphy had a column in the Lewiston Sun Journal about the Extension program Harvest for Hunger, a statewide program that encourages people to donated unwanted or excess produce to soup kitchens, food pantries, and individuals in need so that people have access to healthy, nutritious food. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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Medical, Science Websites Carry UMaine Electronic Tuning Fork Article

The Medical Xpress website and the science website PhyOrg.com have posted a University of Maine news release about a new medical device, an electronic tuning fork, created through a collaboration between local podiatrist Dr. Todd O’Brien and students and staff at UMaine’s Advanced Manufacturing Center. Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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Website Carries Story on African Group’s Work With Extension

The website MENAFN.com, which covers news from and about the Middle East and North Africa, carried a Portland Press Herald story about the Center for African Heritage’s work with the UMaine Regional Learning Center in Falmouth. According to the story, the Center for African Heritage, which has a garden at Tidewater Farm near the Regional […]

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Football Guide on Website

The recently published “Tackling Football: A Woman’s Guide to Understanding the College Game,” co-authored by UMaine professor Sandy Caron and former Black Bear football player Mike Hodgson was noted on the website Boxscore News. Caron is a professor of family relations and human sexuality and has served on the UMaine Athletic Advisory Council for more […]

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Garbage Researchers Featured in Newspaper

The Lewiston Sun Journal featured a group of UMaine students who are sorting trash around the state this summer as part of a Maine State Planning Office-funded study to gauge Maine’s solid waste habits. Travis Blackmer, an economics student, told the newspaper the students will be able to look at recycling in each community to […]

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Ecological Monitoring Project Seeks ‘Signs of Seasons’ Volunteers

Half of the plants described by Henry David Thoreau in his classic 1854 book Walden have disappeared from Walden Pond. That is an example of how relatively rapidly climate change can modify our natural environment, says University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Sea Grant climate change educator Esperanza Stancioff.

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Newspaper Features Extension’s Tidewater Farm Garden Project

The Portland Press Herald on Wednesday featured the three-acre farm in Falmouth run by immigrants and refugees in the Center for African Heritage. The gardens are at the University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension Tidewater Farm, part of the University of Maine Regional Learning Center. Gardeners use the leased space for growing vegetables for African community […]

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Movie Auditions in News

Several local media outlets reported that a filmmaker is holding auditions on the UMaine campus for a film to be shot next January. The Bangor Daily News had a story and noted the auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Lord Hall. Bangor television station WABI had reported […]

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UMaine Partnership Noted in Story About Bioscience Firm

UMaine’s work with the Richmond, Maine-based company Kennebec River Biosciences, was mentioned in a story in the Times Record newspaper. The story noted the company has worked with UMaine to foster relationships between the private and public sectors. Company CEO and President William Keleher is a UMaine graduate. Contact: Jessica Bloch, 207-581-3777

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