COVID-19 media citations

Education Week talks with Ferrini-Mundy about STEM teaching during the pandemic

Education Week reported on a symposium at the American Educational Research Association’s virtual annual meeting featuring Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine System vice chancellor for research and innovation and president of the University of Maine. In the symposium, Ferrini-Mundy spoke about the challenges of teaching science during the pandemic while recognizing the opportunity to “watch […]

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Media cite Ferrini-Mundy, Doughty in announcing vaccine campaign

News Center Maine cited University of Maine System Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy in a story about the system’s campaign to encourage vaccinations. WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) and Maine Public cited UMaine nursing student Candace Doughty in reporting on the campaign. WVII (Channel 7) also covered the announcement of the […]

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Media promote April 9 nursing conference

The Bangor Daily News, Centralmaine.com and the Sun Journal advanced the University of Maine School of Nursing’s annual evidence-based practice conference, “Our Environment: Nurses Taking Action on Sustainable Health Solutions,” from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. April 9. The event features keynote presentations by Paul Mayewski, director of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute, and Katie Huffling, the executive director of Alliance […]

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Media preview talks about Jack Pine Project pandemic workshops

VillageSoup, Centralmaine.com and the Sun Journal promoted talks by three facilitators who participated in the University of Maine’s Jack Pine Project on April 16 and 23. The artists, music therapists Kate Beever and Carla Tanguay and playwright and theater producer Stephen Legawiec, will share the results of workshops they conducted at the height of the pandemic to document the many […]

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Omicron Xi announces agenda for April 9 conference

“Our Environment: Nurses Taking Action on Sustainable Health Solutions” is the focus of the annual evidence-based practice conference of the Omicron Xi at-Large Chapter of the global nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International at the University of Maine on April 9. The virtual event, which is open to the public, will be held from […]

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Phys.org, WFMZ share Stoll’s findings about alternative seafood networks

Phys.org and WFMZ (Channel 69 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) picked up a University of Maine news release highlighting the publication of a study by Joshua Stoll, an assistant professor in the School of Marine Sciences at UMaine, in the journal Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. The study found that alternative seafood networks (ASNs) can diversify food supply chains and […]

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