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Winter Session registration opens Oct. 28

Registration begins Oct. 28 for University of Maine’s Winter Session that runs Dec. 27, 2019 through Jan. 16, 2020. The more than 40 online courses include several general education requirements, as well as some upper-level courses. Winter Session courses are intensive in nature, with students earning three credits in three weeks. For more information, including […]

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Cohen Institute, SPIA to host conference about North Korea 

The Cohen Institute for Leadership and Public Service and the School of Policy and International Affairs will host the second biennial conference, “Can We Live with a Nuclear North Korea?” at the University of Maine on Oct. 17 and 18.  The conference in the McIntire Room of Buchanan Alumni House will explore the implications of […]

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UMaine to conduct annual emergency communications system test Oct. 21

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Oct. 21, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to […]

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Eric Venturini to deliver Roque Island Lecture on Environmental Conservation

Pollinator biologist Eric Venturini will present the seventh annual Roque Island Lecture on Environmental Conservation on Oct. 16 at the University of Maine at Machias.  The free public lecture, “Bees and Blueberries: Where Does It Go From Here?” will be held at 11 a.m. in the UMM Science Building, Room 102. It is sponsored by […]

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Dagher recognized as 2019 Transportation Champion by the Maine Better Transportation Association

Habib Dagher, executive director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, was recognized as the 2019 Transportation Champion by the Maine Better Transportation Association (MBTA) during an award ceremony Oct. 4 in Freeport.  MBTA is the largest transportation organization in the state with 700 members. The award ceremony celebrates and recognizes leaders […]

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Traffic alert: Section of Stillwater Avenue closed Oct. 13–18

Stillwater Avenue between Bennoch Road and College Avenue will be closed Oct. 13–18 for sewer line replacement. UMaine community members need to plan accordingly and seek alternative routes. No through traffic will be allowed in the construction zone; local traffic will be permitted up to Free Street.

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UMaine experts among leaders in new Climate Adaptation Fellowship

The Climate Adaptation Fellowship, a peer-to-peer learning program designed to build climate resilience across farms, forests and communities, has launched its official website. According to a news release about the initiative, the Climate Adaptation Fellowship provides “a curriculum designed to give farmers, foresters, and advisors the information they need to adapt to climate change, bring […]

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