Morning Ag Clips promotes new ag leadership program

Morning Ag Clips promoted a new agricultural leadership program from University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H for Maine teens. The “Fall Agricultural Leadership Ambassador Program” is weekly from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Nov. 2–Dec.14.

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Franklin Journal advances Maine Hunger Dialogue

The Franklin Journal advanced the 2021 Maine Hunger Dialogue hosted by the University of Maine at Farmington, in collaboration with University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Campus Compact. Registration for the event, which will be held from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, is available online.

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Charney develops simulated climate future of Galápagos to guide conservation

Protecting the Galápagos Islands — sometimes referred to as an evolution showcase and a living museum — is a priority for Noah Charney. “The Galápagos are a global treasure,” says Charney about the 19-island volcanic archipelago that’s home to giant tortoises, finches, marine iguanas, flightless cormorants, huge cacti, land snails, mockingbirds, corals, sharks, penguins, sea […]

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Virtual 2021 Life Sciences Summit features UMaine experts, partners

UMaine experts and partners are among the participants leading the virtual 2021 Life Sciences Summit from 9–11:30 a.m. Oct. 19–20, sponsored by the Bioscience Association of Maine and Maine Center for Entrepreneurs.  Among them include Renee Kelly, UMaine assistant vice president for innovation and economic development, and Kristy Townsend, graduate faculty member in the Graduate […]

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Virtual Engineering Career Fair returns to UMaine Oct. 20

The University of Maine Career Center and UMaine’s College of Engineering have partnered for 23 years to connect students with employers at the annual Engineering Job Fair.  The job fair, which is scheduled for 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Oct. 20, will be a virtual event presented via a Symplicity platform accessible through the CareerLink Career Management […]

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Observer highlights March Against Domestic Violence

The Piscataquis Observer highlighted the Maine Business School (MBS) Corps’ eighth annual March Against Domestic Violence in a story about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, beginning in front of Fogler Library.

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Reminder: UMaine to test emergency communications system Oct. 13

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, complete with the 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 […]

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Fewer frogs died by vehicles in the outset of the pandemic, study finds

Fewer frogs died from vehicle collisions in spring 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, than during the season in other recent years, according to a new study led by a University of Maine graduate student and community science project coordinator.   Vehicles kill many adult frogs, salamanders and other amphibians that cross roadways, particularly during their […]

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