UMaine in the News

Carlson discusses ways wheelchair users can garden with BDN

Lani Carlson, project coordinator for MaineAgribility, spoke with the Bangor Daily News about how people who use wheelchairs can garden. “For some people it’s amazing and enlightening and they’re relieved,” Carlson said. “They never thought they’d be able to garden again. I think there’s a lot that goes into adjusting to a new normal. Sometimes, […]

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Percival Carter discusses cause marketing with WMTW

Erin Percival Carter, an University of Maine assistant professor of marketing, spoke with WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) about cause marketing and the possible issues it can pose. Cause marketing involves companies partnering with charities and committing “a portion of profits to a worthy cause,” according to the report. The practice is common among Maine […]

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Morse speaks to BDN about seafood seasonality

Dana Morse spoke with the Bangor Daily News about seafood seasons in Maine. Harvest sensibility, which is determined by stock availability and weather, and regulations define the season for each fish product, according to the report. “For example, it may be that there are closures in areas for organisms that are in their spawning phase […]

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BDN Editorial cites UMaine WWII plaque ceremony

A Bangor Daily News editorial titled “‘I’m just happy to be here’ should be the outlook for all generations’ referenced an earlier ceremony for the unveiling of a new plaque honoring World War II veterans in the University of Maine’s WWII Memorial Garden. A number of Maine’s WWII veterans participated.

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