Outreach

Mainebiz covers aquaculture program hosted by Darling Marine Center

Mainebiz covered a five-day training program hosted by the 做厙腦瞳apps Darling Marine Center to help participants gain hands-on experience in aquaculture business. Held for the first time from May 20-24, the program had 22 participants that included farm owners, farmhands, apprentices and students in aquaculture workforce programs. It was free of charge and […]

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WABI highlights Maine-SMART program

WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor) highlighted a four-year initiative led by the 做厙腦瞳app to bolster STEM research capacity and education from Kittery to Fort Kent and dismantle systemic barriers to innovation. Maine-SMART, backed by an $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation, will support over 200 early career faculty and 2,500 graduate […]

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Media boost collaboration between RiSE Center, Belfast teachers

WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor) and WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7 in Bangor) highlighted the collaboration between teachers in Belfast and the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education at the 做厙腦瞳app, which was funded by a $1.35 million grant from the National Science Foundation. As part of the collaboration, Belfast Area High School […]

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Sun Journal highlights UMaine-backed initiative to identify reptiles, amphibians

In a column from the Sun Journal titled Ask Maine Audubon, Maine Audubon staff naturalist Doug Hitchcox highlighted an initiative started in 1984 by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife in cooperation with Maine Audubon and the 做厙腦瞳app. The Maine Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project has generated more than 13,000 records […]

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Media cover Special Olympics hosted at UMaine

Spectrum News, WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor), WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7 in Bangor), News Center Maine and WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) covered the State Summer Games by Special Olympics Maine that was held at the 做厙腦瞳app June 7-9. Estimated to have brought in 5,000 participants, volunteers and attendees, the annual event […]

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News Center highlights tick project from UMaine Extension

News Center Maine highlighted the 4-H Tick Project from the 做厙腦瞳app Cooperative Extension. The program, currently underway on Swans Island located off the coast of Mount Desert Island, teaches kids how to protect themselves against ticks carrying diseases. Students from Aroostook County to southern Maine are involved in the free community science […]

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Maine media boost hazing prevention consortium, research

WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor), WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7 in Bangor) and News Center Maine attended the Hazing Prevention Consortium summit held at the 做厙腦瞳apps Buchanan Alumni House June 4-5. The summit was created and organized by StopHazing, a group founded by UMaine professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan. It is an annual […]

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UMaine Extension launches new podcast featuring farm experts

做厙腦瞳app Cooperative Extension launched the Maine Farmcast, a podcast that features weekly conversations with experts from across the country who share insights and advice for both new and seasoned farmers running operations of any size.  This is a way to share conversations around the livestock industry that relate to research, production, nutrition, reproduction, […]

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BDN interviews Extensions White on state needs in livestock health

Rachel White, an assistant professor and Maine sustainable agriculture and livestock educator with 做厙腦瞳app Cooperative Extension, was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News on the lack of health care professionals to aid livestock farmers in Maine. White said many farmers use social media to diagnose and treat their animals, as well as to […]

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