Aquaculture toolkit

Youth invited to explore ocean with EPSCoR, UMaine Extension toolkit

Got twine? How about clothespins? Glue sticks? Coffee filters? Cotton balls? University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H and Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine do. They’ve also got dried seaweed, globes, kickballs and fish puzzles. They’ve packed these and other items in toolkits​ — called Exploring Marine Science and Aquaculture (Grades K–2) — that […]

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WCSH, WLBZ advance first ‘Framing Maine’ event

WCSH (Channel 6 in Portland) and WLBZ (Channel 2) previewed the University of Maine’s inaugural “Framing Maine” conversation series. Popular Maine television personality and UMaine alumnus Bill Green will be the featured guest at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. Following the talk, Green will be interviewed by NPR […]

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Kaitlin Young

Kaitlin Young: Music education alumna named 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year

Kaitlin Young isn’t letting accolades go to her head. “I feel incredibly honored and humbled to be named the 2018 Maine Teacher of the Year,” says Young, a 2010 UMaine graduate in music education. “I am grateful for the opportunity to further the discussion about the importance of education for all students, as well as […]

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Kelley, Loring to discuss connections between art, environment in Portland

University of Maine marine geologist Joseph Kelley and 2017 honorary doctorate recipient Donna Loring will take part in a discussion that explores connections between art, environmental concerns and people’s relationship to the natural world at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 in Osher Auditorium at Maine College of Art. Kelley will discuss his research about Maine’s […]

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WABI covers Engineering Job Fair

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine’s 2017 Engineering Job Fair at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. More than 130 companies were represented at the 19th annual event co-sponsored by the UMaine College of Engineering and Career Center. Crisanne Blackie, director of the Career Center, said the center helped students prepare for […]

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Engineering Job Fair Oct. 18

More than 130 companies — the largest number ever — are expected to be represented at the University of Maine’s 2017 Engineering Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Co-sponsored by the UMaine College of Engineering and Career Center, the 19th annual event is […]

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Reading the genetic signature of the sea scallop

Scallops are one of the most profitable fisheries in Maine, with a statewide value of nearly $7 million in 2016. The scallop fishery is also one of the most local, with small “day boats” staying close to shore. Landings (and populations) have fluctuated over the years, with the latest peaks in the mid-1980s and 1990s. […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming 2017 to be celebrated Oct. 13–15

The University of Maine’s Homecoming 2017 will be celebrated with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 13–15. Homecoming will kick off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, as well as the 2017 Cohen Lecture on “Assessing the First Year of an Unconventional Presidency” at 2:30 p.m. in the Collins Center for the […]

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Lord Hall Gallery to exhibit the work of eight Maine sculptors

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will host an exhibition of stone sculptures created by eight emerging and internationally recognized Maine artists Oct. 6 through Nov. 17. “Carved Stone: Maine Artists” features artists who were selected in response to the aesthetic and creative quality of their work, as well as a means […]

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Sara Morris to deliver Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College at the University of Maine will present the TIAA 2017–18 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture with Sara Morris on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Morris will present “Accounting for Happiness: The Rewards of Unlikely Career Choices, and the Lasting Value of Kindness,” at 3:30 p.m. in Neville Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and […]

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