UMaine in the News

Newspaper Covers Climate Change/National Security Talk

Tuesday’s Bangor Daily News includes a report about Monday’s UMaine presentation by U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Gallaudet.  Deputy director of the Navy’s Task Force Climate Change, Gallaudet gave a presentation on the national security implications of climate change.  His presentation was part of a two-day UMaine School of Policy and International Affairs program on global […]

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Daniel Comments On Rural Broadband Access

Comments from UMaine business professor Harold Daniel were included in MPBN and Bangor Daily News stories about broadband access in rural areas of Maine. Daniel said broadband access is crucial for the economic health of rural areas.

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Cooperative Extension Specialist Suggests Tricks For Healthy Halloween

Kate Yerxa of UMaine’s Cooperative Extension gave some tricks and hints for cutting down on sugar while enjoying Halloween in a Bangor Daily News story. Yerxa’s suggestions included keeping candy out of sight in the days after the holiday, trading toys for treats, and reminding children to stop eating candy before they feel full or […]

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Market Study to Boost Orono Visibility

Contacts: Paul Myer, 581-1992; Kathy Welch, 866-7227; Michele Goldman, 866-3423 ORONO — A Maine Business School faculty member and a UMaine graduate assistant are partnering with the Orono Village Association to conduct a marketing analysis and create a new growth plan for the downtown. Paul Myer, executive in residence lecturer in the business school, and […]

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Culturefest 2010 a Showcase for International Students’ Homeland Traditions

Contact: Sarah Joughin, (207) 581-3423 ORONO – The University of Maine will hold its 23rd annual Culturefest Saturday, Nov. 6, a festival of cultural exhibits, traditional singing, dancing, clothing and cuisine from around the world. Held annually in the UMaine Field House from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Culturefest attracts more than 1,000 visitors from […]

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Rice Comments in Jonaitis Profile

Comments from Bob Rice of the UMaine School of Forest Resources faculty are included in an Associated Press story about Louise Jonaitis, a Portland investor who is working to revitalize four forest-products manufacturing businesses around Maine.  The story appears in several newspaper, including the Detroit Free Press.  It was on the front page of Saturday’s […]

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Rebar Remarks in Sun Journal Story

A Lewiston Sun Journal story describes Saturday’s Farmington meeting of the Extension Maine Homemakers, a UMaine Cooperative Extension program of 100 members that celebrated the organization’s 60th anniversary at its annual convention.  Cooperative Extension executive director John Rebar addressed the group on Saturday, and his remarks about Extension and the homemakers group are featured in […]

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Brewer Comments in Maine Politics Stories

Mark Brewer from the UMaine political science faculty provided analysis for three weekend stories about Maine political issues.  An Associated Press report looked at information about early voting among Maine Democrats and Maine Republicans.  He was also quoted in a Bangor Daily News report about the races for seats in the Maine Senate, and in […]

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UMaine Equestrian Program Highlighted

U.S. Trotting Association news director Ellen Harvey blogged on Friday about UMaine’s Equinet Management Cooperative, which plans its annual “Trick or Trot” Halloween activity for children, Saturday Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. ay Witter Farm.  The blog also describes the university’s UMares program that features ten Standardbred mares, housed at the UMaine farm.

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Story On Election Poll Numbers Includes Comments From Professor Emeritus

The Portland Press Herald story about poll numbers in Maine’s gubernatorial race included comments from Kenneth Palmer, UMaine political science professor emeritus. Palmer said with Republican candidate Paul LePage’s numbers steady, election watchers are waiting to see if either Democrat Libby Mitchell or Independent Eliot Cutler will make a move in the polls.

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