Research

New craft beer industry report co-authored by UMaine featured in BDN

The Bangor Daily News featured a new economic impact report about Maine’s craft beer industry co-authored by the Maine Brewers’ Guild and University of Maine School of Economics. According to the report, as cited in the BDN, “breweries and related activities by their suppliers and employees contributed a total of $260.7 million to the Maine […]

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Sorg cited in news stories about record overdose deaths in 2021

Maine Public, the Portland Press Herald and WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) cited Marcella Sorg, a forensic anthropologist and a University of Maine research professor at the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, in stories about the record number of overdose deaths in Maine in 2021. According to Maine Public, Sorg, who directs the center’s Rural Drug […]

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BDN: UMaine helps state monitor moose mortality

The Bangor Daily News reported that the University of Maine is helping the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife monitor moose mortality in the state. According to the BDN, when technicians contracted by the department capture a moose, they “draw blood (which is later studied at the University of Maine), count the winter tick […]

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Spectrum News advances emerald ash borer survey

Spectrum News advanced a survey from the University of Maine School of Forest Resources that asks forest managers and owners to describe their level of concern about the emerald ash borer and their understanding of its impacts. The survey can be found online.

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Melissa Jankowski

Melissa Jankowski: Aspiring forensic psychologist evaluates inmates, patients at N.C. prison complex

To become a forensic psychologist, Melissa Jankowski decided to participate in a competitive internship at a prison complex famous for housing several high-profile inmates: the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, North Carolina.  Many know FCC Butner for having housed Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and Tiger King Joe Exoctic, but it doesn’t only house incarcerated individuals. The […]

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