Sustainability Solutions and Technologies

Mitchell Center tidal power impact research noted in Forecaster colum

A column published in the Forecaster highlighted tidal power impact research from the University of Maine Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions has been conducting. Gayle Zydlewski and Teresa Johnson, faculty from the UMaine School of Marine Sciences, have been working with local stakeholders in the Cobscook Bay area to ensure that tidal […]

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Media highlight Mitchell Center storytelling talk

The Sun Journal, Centralmaine.com and The Irregular promoted an upcoming talk about how storytelling can inform collaboration and vice versa hosted by the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine. Register on the event webpage.

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Mitchell Center to host student talks about sustainability research in Maine

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host “Sustainability Lightning Talks,” five-minute presentations by Maine students about their sustainability research 3–4 p.m. Nov. 15.   Eight Maine students will present research about various topics, including promoting health in an Indigenous community through alternative energy solutions, the potential for […]

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UMaine cited for sustainability efforts on campus 

The University of Maine was among colleges and universities worldwide receiving top honors for its sustainability efforts from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). UMaine was one of the 16 top performers nationally and internationally in the Grounds category, one of AASHE’s sustainability impact areas, focused on campus land management, […]

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Media highlight student sustainability research presentation event

The Sun Journal, Centralmaine.com and The Irregular highlighted an upcoming event hosted by Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions in which Maine students deliver five-minute presentations about their sustainability research. The event, held from 3–4 p.m. on Nov. 15 on campus and online, is part of the Mitchell Center’s Sustainability Talks series.

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Media highlight Food Rescue Maine

The Kennebunk Post and Portsmouth Herald highlighted Food Rescue Maine, a program from the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine, in a story about the organization We Compost It! canceling its curbside pickup service. According to the articles, a resident recommended that the Town Council explore Food Rescue […]

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Media advance talk about rematriation, Land Back movement

The Sun Journal, Centralmaine.com and The Irregular advanced an upcoming roundtable discussion about rematriation and Indigenous land concepts in the Land Back movement hosted by the University of Maine Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. Learn more about the talk, which will be held from 3–4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8 over Zoom and […]

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