UMaine in the News

Economic, Business Development Specialists Available to Entrepreneurs

Contact: Renee Kelly, 581-1401, Deb Neuman, 866-6500 ORONO — The director of the University of Maine’s Economic Development Initiatives is reminding entrepreneurs and inventors throughout the state that many university resources are available to offer new business development advice and information at no cost. “Businesses that would like to work with the university can access […]

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Race track expert Peterson in ESPN story on new California surface

Racing surface expert Mick Peterson began a study on the safety of Santa Anita’s Pro-Ride synthetic surface on Tuesday, and said Wednesday that he will present a preliminary report on his findings at the California Horse Racing Board’s monthly meeting in Del Mar on Aug. 19. Click here for the full story.

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Planned New Media Center to Align State with Burgeoning Digital Industries

Contact: Velma Figgins (207) 581-4358 ORONO — The New Media Innovation, Research and Development Center scheduled to open at UMaine in 2012 is being designed to help the state tap the multi-billion-dollar digital film, gaming and animation fields, which will lead to growth opportunities for the state’s new media companies and the university. “That this […]

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