Outreach

Outdoors columnist shares Dill’s tick advice

Outdoors columnist V. Paul Reynolds recently shared information about ticks provided by Jim Dill, a pest management specialist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, who appeared as a guest on his call-in radio program, “Maine Outdoors.” Along with Lyme disease, deer ticks carry other bacteria and viruses, including babesiosis and anaplasmosis, the article states. […]

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Lincoln County News covers Project Share Day with DMC students

The Lincoln County News reported students at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle exchanged ideas with students from the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center at the first Project Share Day. “It’s a show-and-tell, an exchange of ‘this is what we’ve done this semester at the college level and the high school level.’ So it’s a very […]

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Media cover 32nd annual Culturefest 

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the 32nd annual Culturefest hosted by the University of Maine Office of International Programs and International Student Association. The family-friendly event featured international cultural exhibits, food, children’s activities, a style show and performances. “It takes weeks and weeks to prepare it,” Orlina Boteva, director of the […]

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Devin featured in Press Herald article on farming among veterans

Anne Devin, veteran outreach coordinator for the Maine AgrAbility program, was featured in the Portland Press Herald article, “Former Marine turned to farming and helps other vets do the same.” Maine AgrAbility is a University of Maine Cooperative Extension program that provides farmers help overcoming disabilities, both physical and emotional. Devin said she has identified […]

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Press Herald cites offshore wind project in editorial 

The Portland Press Herald mentioned a University of Maine-led initiative in the editorial, “Ocean wind power back on track in Maine.” Maine Aqua Ventus, a one-of-a kind floating wind energy platform, has the funding to build a full-size, one-turbine demonstration project, two miles south of Monhegan Island using technology developed at UMaine, the editorial states. […]

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Students host game marathon fundraiser, News Center Maine reports

News Center Maine reported on a 24-hour game marathon hosted by University of Maine students who partnered with Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center to raise money for children receiving care at the hospital. “It’s really a way of taking something we enjoy doing and  leveraging that in order to help children,” said event organizer […]

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Celebratory launch of UMaine Arctic to be held Nov. 14

The University of Maine invites community members and interested collaborators to attend the celebratory launch event of UMaine Arctic on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Buchanan Alumni House. The reception will feature a poster session, exhibiting activities by faculty and regional partners in the Arctic and in Arctic-impacted regions, to present UMaine activity in the […]

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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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