Outreach

Morning Ag Clips previews Cooperative Extension gardening course

Morning Ag Clips advanced the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s five-session gardening course beginning March 21 at the UMaine Extension office in Bangor. Horticulturist Kate Garland will lead the hands-on workshops; topics include starting seeds indoors, botany, succession planting, pest management and soil-guiding. People may register online.

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Brewer talks with Press Herald about significance of campaign contributions

Mark Brewer told the Portland Press Herald that gubernatorial campaign finance report numbers can be informative, but that “money doesn’t equal votes by any means.” The University of Maine political science professor said financial reports can help candidates build momentum and reflect a serious commitment to invest in themselves. “Someone like Shawn Moody, who hasn’t […]

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Rosenbaum discusses ‘Politics in the age of Twitter’ on ‘Maine Calling’

Judith Rosenbaum, assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism, discussed the role of Twitter in politics and how it’s changing political discourse and impacting social movements on Maine Public’s Maine Calling. Rosenbaum, who authored “Constructing Digital Cultures: Tweets, Trends, Race, and Gender,” said Twitter provides a platform for people whose voices have traditionally […]

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Media cover Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration at UMaine

WABI (Channel 5), Bangor Daily News and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration held at the University of Maine. Co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area NAACP and the UMaine Division of Student Life, the event featured a keynote by Maine state Rep. Craig Hickman, Winthrop. Hickman talked […]

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Engineering center bond, bicentennial bill mentioned in Free Press report

The University of Maine was mentioned in Free Press article on news out of Augusta as the 2018 Legislative session begins. On Jan. 11, the Appropriations Committee is scheduled to hear several borrowing proposals to support educational institutions in the state, according to the article. Sen. Bill Diamond will present an $80 million bond to […]

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UMaine mentioned in Piscataquis Observer article on aging-in-place initiatives

The University of Maine was mentioned in a Piscataquis Observer article on aging-in-community projects in the area. The Piscataquis Thriving in Place Collaborative (TiP) is an aging-in-place resource and referral network coordinated by the Charlotte White Center (CWC) that has grown to more than 60 partners over the last four years, according to the article. […]

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