Outreach

20th annual Engineering Job Fair to be held Oct. 17

More than 152 companies are expected to be represented at the University of Maine’s 2018 Engineering Job Fair on Oct. 17. The 20th annual event, which is expected to attract more than 1,000 students, will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Co-sponsored by the UMaine College […]

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WVII covers Expanding Your Horizons

WVII (Channel 7) reported more than 400 middle school girls took part in Expanding Your Horizons at the University of Maine. The event, which has been hosted by UMaine for more than a decade, facilitates connections between middle school girls and professional women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to provide accessible role models […]

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Hutchinson Center to display work of Jerri Finch

Works of Belfast artist Jerri Finch will be featured in the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery Oct. 12 through Dec. 3. Growing up as one of eight children in a working class family, Finch pursued three years of art studies at three colleges. Between each year of college, […]

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Hutchinson Center announces Mindful Leadership Certificate Program

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast is offering a two-day workshop on mindful leadership 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and 26. The focus of the workshop is bringing mindfulness to daily work life, including tools and techniques for implementing mindfulness at work to enhance focus, clarity, relationships and results. The workshop includes a […]

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News Center Maine covers Northern Maine Children’s Water Festival

News Center Maine reported on the biennial Northern Maine Children’s Water Festival held at the University of Maine. The event promotes active learning about water issues to teach students the value of clean water and healthy habitats, and to provide teachers with relevant classroom resources that support evidence-based instruction. More than 600 fourth, fifth and […]

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McCue panelist on ‘Greenlight Maine’ episode

Angela McCue, innovation engineering outreach manager at the University of Maine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation, was a judge on a recent episode of “Greenlight Maine.” The second episode of the fourth season features Heather Lux with True North Beauty and Michele Gilfoil with Planet Botanicals as they present their businesses in front of sponsor […]

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UMaine to host World Languages Day Oct. 12

More than 100 Bangor and Brewer area high school students studying French and Spanish are expected to participate in World Languages Day 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the University of Maine. The annual event, hosted by UMaine’s Department of Modern Languages and Classics, will be an immersion day in French and Spanish with activities […]

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Thirteenth annual UMaine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Oct. 12

The aging-in-place movement has heightened the imperative that living environments meet the diversity of needs of older residents. Innovative approaches to making the residential environments of older adults safe, healthy, affordable and personalized continue to challenge policymakers, planners and service providers alike. High-functioning housing communities are crucial to realizing the highest quality of life of […]

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Mook Sea Farm scientist to discuss aquaculture in changing waters

Meredith White, head of research and development at Mook Sea Farm, will give a talk at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. “Aquaculture in changing waters: How an oyster farm leverages science to prepare for environmental change” will focus on how Mook Sea Farm, […]

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