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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Jan. 24

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update for Jan. 24: Snow removal and cleanup activities continued throughout the weekend and through the most recent storm. Fogler Library’s loading dock entrance is upgraded with a new door system. Continuing projects include East substation upgrades, Holmes and Coburn halls hotel construction; preparations for commencement and the Student Government concert; […]

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Call for nominations for Presidential awards

The 2023 Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award, the new Presidential Innovation Award, the Presidential Public Engagement Achievement Award, the Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award, and the Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact nomination window is now open.  These awards are open to both faculty and staff (see the guidelines for each award). Nomination forms and guidelines […]

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Gallandt, Omokinde present about TIDC research

Aaron Gallant, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and researcher at Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC), and graduate research assistant Temitope Omokinde, traveled to Medway Middle School and Schenck High School to provide a live demonstration of a TIDC-sponsored geotechnical engineering project about soil carbonation, a new approach to stabilize weak underground materials for […]

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UMaine launches new master’s program in athletic training

The University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development is now offering a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree that prepares students to join the growing allied health profession providing acute care, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation, as well as prevention from injuries and illness.  Students who complete the new master’s program will […]

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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Jan. 17

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Jan. 17: Snow removal activities continue from Monday’s storm. Power has been temporarily rerouted at the East substation as a result of the Versant transformer failure last Friday.  Fire system gas detector maintenance is underway at Hitchener Hall. Storm drain system inspection is underway by Fernald Hall. University composter repairs are underway.  Campus […]

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Caron-produced films continue to be recognized at U.S., international festivals

Two educational videos produced by University of Maine professor of family relations and human sexuality Sandra Caron recently received honors at a pair of film festivals. “A Recipe for Disaster: Talking About Cooking the Way We Talk About Sex” and “What is THIS? A Film About the Little-Known Clitoris” were each named semi-finalists at the […]

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Morneault Appointed as Chair of Maine’s Interagency Coordinating Council

Marnie Morneault, a research associate at the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, has been appointed as Chair of Maine’s Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC). The ICC is a required component of the early intervention system in every state. The Maine ICC advises and works collaboratively with Child Development Services to provide […]

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Spring 2023 COVID-19 testing guidance for UMaine and UMaine Machias communities

This spring, there is no asymptomatic COVID-19 testing at the University of Maine, University of Maine at Machias or other University of Maine System universities. There also is no asymptomatic testing requirement for individuals with a vaccination-exemption. (Note: These requirements may be revised as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves or as public health best practices change […]

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UMaine senior recognized at Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association convention

University of Maine senior athletic training student Emily Davison took home a pair of honors at the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) convention held Jan. 6-9 in Boston.  Davison, of North Waterboro, Maine, took first place in the District 1 Quiz Bowl, a Jeopardy-style competition for students from Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education […]

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