Sustainability Solutions and Technologies

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UMaine showcases research and creativity during Maine Impact Week

Maine Impact Week, which celebrates the University of Maine faculty, students, community and their contributions to the social and economic advancement of the state and beyond, will be held from April 10–16. Over 20 in person and virtual events will occur throughout the week, all of which highlight the impact of research and creative work […]

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Media share Mitchell Center Food Waste Solutions Summit

The Bangor Daily News, Penobscot Bay Pilot, and Turner Publishing Inc. shared information about the Maine Food Waste Solutions Summit, Maine’s annual food waste education event. The summit is scheduled for April 14, from 10 a.m.–noon via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. The third annual Maine Food Waste Solutions Summit […]

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Verma speaks to WABI about offshore wind

Amrit Verma, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Maine, was interviewed by WABI-TV (Channel 5 in Bangor) about the potential for offshore wind energy to help Maine meet its climate goals. “The research that we are currently doing is going to make possible this goal of 30 gigawatts by 2030. … There […]

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Media share Mitchell Center event on farmers dealing with drought

The Bangor Daily News, Sun Journal, Penobscot Bay Pilot and reported that the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk, “Dealing with Drought: Aligning farmer needs and advisor confidence, skills, and expertise,” on March 27 at 3 p.m. To register and receive connection information, see […]

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NYT features cross-laminated timber research at UMaine

The New York Times featured University of Maine research into cross-laminated timber. Liam O’Brien, a UMaine graduate student, spoke with the Times about an effort by him and his colleagues to develop a cross-laminated timber panel insulated with wood fiber. “It is a material that should take off in the U.S. as long as we […]

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