Outreach

Ellsworth American advances Maine Gleaning Week

The Ellsworth American reported Healthy Acadia and the Maine Gleaning Network have announced the inaugural Maine Gleaning Week, Oct. 7–16. The week will feature a collection of gleaning events — farm surplus rescue efforts that will gather crops and food that might otherwise be left in the fields or go to waste — from farms, […]

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College of Education and Human Development to host Education Research Forum

The public is invited to an Education Research Forum sponsored by the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development on Friday, Sept. 29. The forum will be held 3–4:30 p.m. in the Bodwell Lounge at the Collins Center for the Arts. It will feature presentations on research projects funded by one-time seed grants […]

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Tuesdays at the IMRC begins Sept. 26 with musician Vic Rawlings

Musician Vic Rawlings will kick off the Intermedia MFA program’s fall 2017 visiting artist lectures series, known as Tuesdays at the IMRC, 7–8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Boston-based Rawlings is a multi-instrumentalist fluent in many styles on the guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele and tenor banjo. He has played in live bands and on recordings […]

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ comes to CCA Sept. 26

The Tony Award-winning musical “Million Dollar Quartet” will be performed at the Collins Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The show depicts a recording session organized by the “Father of Rock ’n’ Roll” Sam Phillips, who brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at the Sun […]

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WABI previews fraternity’s ‘Humvee Push’ to raise money for troops

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Omega Mu chapter will host its second annual “Humvee Push” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Teams are invited to push a Down East Emergency Medical Institute (DEEMI) Humvee 20 yards in the tennis court parking lot near the New Balance […]

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Republican Journal advances climate, weather workshop series for teachers

The Republican Journal reported the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer a series of three professional development workshops on using data to teach about climate and weather. The sessions will be held 4–6 p.m. Oct. 11, Oct. 26 and Nov. 16. The series will be of special interest to middle and high […]

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Stevens Hall

Blue Sky Strategic Plan Assessment Forums begin Sept. 27

A series of Blue Sky Strategic Plan Assessment Forums are scheduled this fall seeking input from members of the University of Maine community about UMaine’s five-year strategic plan. The series begins Sept. 27 with a town hall-style event at 3:30 p.m. in Hauck Auditorium. Leading the kickoff forum will be UMaine President Susan J. Hunter […]

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FIJI to host second annual ‘Humvee Push’ to raise money for troops

The University of Maine Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Omega Mu chapter invites teams to compete in a “Humvee Push” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 to raise money for the United Service Organizations (USO) to support U.S. troops. The team that pushes a Down East Emergency Medical Institute (DEEMI) Humvee 20 yards in […]

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Fishermen in Eastport, Maine

Maine fishermen: adapting in a sea of change

Increasing environmental uncertainty coupled with rapidly changing market conditions in the Gulf of Maine raise important questions about the ability of Maine’s commercial fishermen to adapt. How resilient is the industry to these shifting waters? Who is best positioned to adapt and who is most vulnerable? “We have started to explore these questions by studying […]

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