At a Glance

UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond to host Camp North Woods

The University of Maine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond will again this summer host the Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Camp North Woods. Camp North Woods was established because of interest in the hit TV series “North Woods Law” on Animal Planet. Staff and instructors will include Maine Game Wardens featured […]

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Potato research

Mallory receives USDA grant for potato and grain research in Chile

Ellen Mallory, University of Maine Cooperative Extension specialist and associate professor of sustainable agriculture, was awarded $11,902 grant for food research from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The project is supported by the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) and is titled, “Investigating Diversity as a Climate Resilience Strategy for Potato and […]

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Mette’s article most downloaded of 2015 in educational leadership journal

Ian Mette, an assistant professor of educational leadership at the University of Maine, had the most downloaded article of 2015 in the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. The paper, “Turnaround, Transformational, or Transactional Leadership: An Ethical Dilemma in School Reform,” appeared in the December 2014 issue of JCEL. It was downloaded more than 1,500 […]

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thin.red.line.portrait by Andy Maury

Mauery work selected for London exhibition

The work “thin.red.line.portrait” by Andrea “Andy” Mauery, a University of Maine sculptor and associate professor of art, was selected as one of 50 pieces for the international exhibit “CHROMA: Red Issue” in London. This is the first in a series of “CHROMA” curatorial experiments, beginning at London’s Safehouse 1, Jan. 22–24, featuring a collection of […]

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UMaine Food Safety Specialist Jason Bolton a resource to food entrepreneurs

Transcript Starting a business in the food industry can be challenging. State licenses, permits, inspections, sanitation procedures and product testing are a few of the hurdles an entrepreneur will face. For many, the foremost question is “Where do I begin?” Fortunately, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension provides guidance for food entrepreneurs. Food safety specialist […]

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Maine company grows California yellowtail at UMaine’s Aquaculture Center

Transcript The University of Maine’s Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) is a leading resource for startups and established companies in aquaculture. Located on Taunton Bay in Franklin, Maine, CCAR’s extensive facility houses a variety of fish hatcheries and aquaculture business incubators where entrepreneurs can get help with their business plans, secure investment capital, and […]

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Down East lobster tank and bait box company expands with help from UMaine

Transcript Tom St. Claire’s specialty is designing and manufacturing unique items out of plastic. As the owner of Sullivan Plastic Products in Sullivan, Maine, St. Claire is skilled at customizing rugged, durable products from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). Originally, the Down East company’s clients were fisherman in need of custom-built lobster tanks and bait boxes for […]

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