COVID-19 media citations

Morning Ag Clips, KJMS promote Extension’s meat industry town hall

Morning Ag Clips and the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel published a University of Maine Cooperative Extension news release advancing a virtual town hall on April 17 for producers in the meat industry. “Town Hall: What to expect from the meat industry with recent COVID-19 developments” will be online via Zoom from 11 a.m. to […]

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School of Nursing students to graduate early, join workforce, media report

The Bangor Daily News, WMTW (Channel 8) and Q97.9 reported the School of Nursing at the University of Maine will graduate students early so they can help on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kelley Strout, the program’s interim director and an associate professor of nursing, said the 38 seniors will graduate on April […]

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Media promote Fogler Library collecting records of community experiences during COVID-19

News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5) and the Bangor Daily News reported the University of Maine’s Fogler Library is asking UMaine community members, including faculty, staff, students and alumni, to submit materials reflecting their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic for Special Collections to maintain as a historical resource for future research. The goal of the COVID-19 […]

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Times Record, BDN speak with McConnon about economics during COVID-19 

The Times Record spoke with James McConnon, University of Maine Cooperative Extension business and economics specialist and professor in the School of Economics, for the article “Unfortunate timing, virus waylay new Bath restuarant’s plans.” Sourasay Senesombath was hoping to open Asian Noodle House, his fourth restaurant, in Bath in early May, but the COVID-19 outbreak […]

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Media report UMaine Extension Homemakers creating, donating masks

Morning Ag Clips published a University of Maine Cooperative Extension news release reporting that UMaine Extension Caribou Homemakers recently made and donated 110 fabric face masks for area hospitals and nursing homes in central Aroostook County. More information on the efforts and details on drop-off locations are available on the project webpage, or by contacting […]

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Republican Journal announces Hutchinson Center summer registration open

The Republican Journal announced registration is open at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast for undergraduate and graduate summer online and remote-access courses and Early College courses offered May 11 through Aug. 21. UMaineOnline offers more than 400 courses during Summer University, in addition to previously scheduled on-campus courses at the center that […]

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