Student Life

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Waters along Bar Harbor, Acadia home to billions of microplastics

Along the shores of Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor and the Schoodic Peninsula are the vast, briny waters of Frenchman Bay. With 98 square miles of water and 39 islands, the bay is vital to shorebirds, fish, lobstermen and outdoor recreationists. University of Maine researchers, however, have discovered that Frenchman Bay and its tributaries are […]

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Tuba performance by UMaine student recognized in regional competition

Heath Kennedy, a double major in tuba performance and music education at the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, placed second in a mock orchestra audition during the Northeast Regional Tuba & Euphonium Conference (NERTEC). Held May 24 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, the prestigious competition recognized Kennedy’s eight years of commitment […]

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CCA announces 2024-25 season performances

The Collins Center for the Arts (CCA) announced its 2024-25 season schedule featuring programs that will bring a variety of performances in music, dance, theatre and more to the stage. This season’s schedule at the CCA has something for everyone, including modern cirque acts and comedians; contemporary and Irish step dancing performances; Taiko drumming; holiday […]

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News Center highlights UMaine research collaboration with Wyman’s

News Center Maine highlighted the collaboration between researchers at the University of Maine and Wyman’s to study how climate change is affecting the crop and learn how growers can sustain it. Rachel Schattman, an assistant professor of sustainable agriculture at the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture, is conducting a long-term experiment with her students […]

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Recent UMaine graduate writes feature story for Public Service Review

Julian Ober, a May 2024 graduate of the University of Maine who completed a bachelor’s with a double major in political science and women’s, gender and sexuality studies, wrote a feature story for the spring 2024 edition of Public Service Review from the Stennis Center for Public Service. Ober interviewed Ambureen Rana, a fellow graduate […]

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Mainebiz covers aquaculture program hosted by Darling Marine Center

Mainebiz covered a five-day training program hosted by the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center to help participants gain hands-on experience in aquaculture business. Held for the first time from May 20-24, the program had 22 participants that included farm owners, farmhands, apprentices and students in aquaculture workforce programs. It was free of charge and […]

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Tuition discount now available for Hannaford associates

Beginning this summer, qualifying full- and part-time associates of Hannaford Supermarkets will be offered a tuition discount for courses at the University of Maine, the University of Maine at Machias and other public universities in the state.  The 10% discount on all undergraduate and graduate courses, including online and law classes, is made possible through […]

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