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  • UMA Professor James Cook Interviewed for MPB Story on Absentee & Early Voting

    October 19, 2016 - Democrats Off To Fast Start With Absentee Voting By MAL LEARY In the 2012 election nearly 188,000 absentee ballots were cast, but election officials say this year the number could be even higher than that. They also say Democrats are doing a good job of getting their party members to request them. In 2012, Democrats... Read more »
  • Bangor Daily News | UMA unveils Maine’s first drone piloting course

    October 13, 2016 - AUGUSTA, Maine — There’s a growing buzz in the air at the University of Maine at Augusta. Visitors to campus may notice small unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, commonly referred to as drones, whizzing about overhead in coming semesters as the university works to build a training center and specialize in training new pilots. An... Read more »
  • University of Maine at Augusta hosts election forum

    October 7, 2016 - AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — In just 50 days, voters will head to the polls. To help Mainers answer any lingering questions, the University of Maine at Augusta hosted a few experts for its Forums on the Future event. Before the forum, NEWS CENTER got the panelists’ take on what they said is a rather... Read more »
  • ‘The Cuba that I found wasn’t about politics’

    October 4, 2016 - As a child in Madison, Wisconsin, Meghan Schultz wasn’t fond of Cuba. By extension, she wasn’t fond of the Cuban people. To her, Cuba was Fidel Castro, cigar chomping communist, antagonist of John F. Kennedy. Fidel stood in opposition to everything that Meghan was learning is good, rightand American. She learned about the Cuban Missile... Read more »
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