Sustainability Solutions and Technologies

Sen. King cites ASCC 3D-printed house in interview with Business Insider

U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine cited the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC) 3D-printed house made of biobased materials as a potential solution to the lack of affordable housing in the state during an interview with Business Insider. Yahoo! News and MSN shared the Business Insider report

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UMaine Earth Week 2023 starting April 16

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2023 starting April 16 with a slate of events on- and off-campus groups, compiled by UMaine’s Office of Sustainability and Green Campus Initiative.  The week kicks off with a new and used outdoor gear sale sponsored by Maine Bound Adventure Center at 10 a.m. April 16. Other […]

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Media share Mitchell Center event about philosophy in sustainability

The Bangor Daily News, Penobscot Bay Pilot and CentralMaine.com shared that Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk, “Field Philosophy as Engaged Research: Practice, History, and Theory” at 3 p.m. on April 19. Adam Briggle, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Philosophy and […]

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Spire, conservation & sustainability journal, to release seventh issue for Earth Day

Spire: The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability will release its seventh and largest issue online April 21 in anticipation of Earth Day.   Spire is a graduate student-run, interdisciplinary online journal based at the University of Maine, and it features environmental art, poetry and essays from contributors across the state, including students, staff and alumni. […]

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Mitchell Center to host talk on philosophical questions in sustainability April 19

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk, “Field Philosophy as Engaged Research: Practice, History, and Theory,” at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19.  Sustainability raises a host of philosophical questions about ethics and values, knowledge, power and more. And yet, philosophy is not part […]

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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, CentralMaine.com 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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