In The News

This list contains many of the articles written about the New Commons Project. If you would like to feature the New Commons Project in your publication, contact us at

December 10, 2019: Land Acknowledgements for New Commons Project (UMF English Department Blog)

June 20, 2019: Students participate in Story in Verse Contest (Daily Bulldog)

May 26, 2019: The New Commons project seeks book, movie, music ideas (Mount Desert Islander)

April 7, 2019: UMF New Commons brings world-class orchestra (Daily Bulldog)

March 13, 2019: Heavy Meta Podcast #20: The New Commons Project 

March 8, 2019: Fedco Seed Catalog focus of this month’s New Commons Project (Daily Bulldog)

March 7, 2019: Fedco Seeds is next featured work by UMF New Commons Project (Lewiston Sun Journal)

February 13, 2019: UMF New Commons Project announces events (Lewiston Sun Journal)

November 15, 2018: UMF’s next New Commons Project looks at Jane Austen novel (Lewiston Sun Journal)

October 18, 2018: John Coltrane subject of New Commons Project at UMF (Lewiston Sun Journal)

October 10, 2018: New Commons Project: Whose public are we looking at? (Daily Bulldog)

October 1, 2018: Mysterious graffiti artist Banksy explored by UMF (Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel)

September 29, 2018: Graffiti artist Banksy explored by UMF New Commons Project (Daily Bulldog)

September 12, 2018: Scarborough library talk to examine ‘The Wire’ (Portland Press Harold)

September 7, 2017: Nominations sought for UMF cultural archive (Lewiston Sun Journal)

July 18, 2017: University of Maine at Farmington receives $500,000 grant for statewide digital arts and humanities project (Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel)

July 11, 2017: UMF awarded Mellon Foundation grant (Mainebiz)

July 11, 2017: UMF awarded grant to create New Commons Project (Daily Bulldog)