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Stephan Jackson

UMaine, UMM students conduct biomedical research during summer program

Thirty-two summer fellows, including five University of Maine students and one University of Maine at Machias student, participated in the MDI Biological Laboratory 2017 summer fellowship program. The program provided undergraduates with hands-on research training in an advanced laboratory environment. On-campus co-curricular and residential life programs extended the impact of the programs, helping students develop […]

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Welcome Weekend Day of Service allows incoming students to give back to community

More than 2,000 first-year University of Maine students are expected to volunteer for community projects as part of the eighth annual Welcome Weekend Day of Service on Saturday, Aug. 26. The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism coordinates the Welcome Weekend Day of Service to provide opportunities for new students to learn about the community […]

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Koplovsky earns scholarship to become certified paramedic

Aiden Koplovsky of Duxbury, Massachusetts, an advanced EMT with County Ambulance of Ellsworth, Maine and University Volunteer Ambulance Corps at the University of Maine, has been awarded a ZOLL EMT Scholarship to become a certified paramedic. The UMaine zoology pre-med major is one of 11 recipients selected nationwide. “Mr. Koplovsky has demonstrated his devotion and […]

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UMM’s Merrill Library offers ‘Let’s Talk About It’ book group

Merrill Library at the University of Maine at Machias has been selected by the Maine Humanities Council to offer “Let’s Talk About It,” a free public reading and discussion group, with copies of books available for loan through the library. The program is provided by the Maine Humanities Council’s Maine Center for the Book, in […]

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UMM documentary the focus of upcoming WMTW story, streaming

WMTW Channel 8 in Portland is expected to air a story Aug. 3 during its 5 p.m. news segment about the making of the 2016 documentary “Whatever Works: Exploring Opiate Addiction.” The hourlong film was produced in a University of Maine at Machias video class led by Alan Kryszak. UMM students involved in the project […]

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Construction on Munson Road begins Aug. 1

Beginning Aug. 1, there will be construction along approximately 260 feet of Munson Road, starting from the College Avenue intersection. This section of Munson will be closed to all traffic until the project’s expected completion Aug. 18.

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InterChemNet brings crystallography instrumentation to general chemistry students

The University of Maine InterChemNet (ICN) project has purchased crystallography instrumentation that will support opportunities for students in the second-semester general chemistry lab course, CHY 124. Starting in January 2018, the instrumentation will be used in multiweek project- and inquiry-based lab experiments. Crystallography, which uses a single crystal X-ray diffractometer, has been an essential tool […]

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UMaine researchers to receive USDA funds for climate adaption project with UVM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced on July 19 nine grants totaling more than $8 million to study and develop new approaches for the agriculture sector to adapt to and mitigate the effects of changing environmental conditions. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food […]

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Gardner named director of Rising Tide Center and WGS Program

Professor of higher education Susan Gardner has been named director of the University of Maine Rising Tide Center for Gender Equity, and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program. Her appointment, effective July 17, concludes a national search for a director of the center that is an outgrowth of UMaine’s ADVANCE Rising Tide Center and […]

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UMaine Mandela Washington Fellows to attend Bangor Greendrinks

The public is invited to join the University of Maine 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows for an evening with Bangor Greendrinks on July 11. Starting at 6 p.m., guests can meet the fellows and others who are interested in environmental and sustainability issues at the COESPACE in Bangor. The event is hosted by the law firm […]

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