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Martina McBride, ‘Finding Neverland’ among March CCA performances

March events at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine will include country music icon Martina McBride, a musical telling the story behind the classic “Peter Pan,” and more.  Dance troupe Flexn will bring their show “FLEX AVE.” to the CCA at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Following breakthrough performances at […]

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RateMyProfessor.com cofounder to give UMaine talk Feb. 27

Co-founder of RateMyProfessor.com and University of Maine alumnus Michael Hussey will give a talk, “From Student to Serial Entrepreneur,” Feb. 27 at UMaine. The free public event is at 4 p.m. at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. In his talk, Hussey will discuss his career and the key to successful startups. Hussey graduated from […]

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Getting published topic of faculty, graduate student panel

Faculty and graduate students in a variety of disciplines will discuss publishing considerations 4–6 p.m. March 5 in Fogler Library Classroom 1. “Publish or Perish? A Graduate Student’s Guide to Publishing” will include what to watch out for, whom to consult, how to respond to reviews, and tips for reaching audiences and gaining visibility for […]

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Want to farm in Maine? Here’s how

University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s five-session course for aspiring farmers starts 5:30–8:30 p.m. March 3, at the UMaine Extension office, 24 Main St., Lisbon Falls. The class meets weekly through March 31. Remote access and participation will be available by live streaming. “So, You Want to Farm in Maine?” is designed for those wanting to […]

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Fogler Library offers free online elections guide

Elections can serve a starting point for people trying to better understand voting in the United States, including the March 3 presidential primary and special state referendum election. Fogler Library at the University of Maine has created a free online guide to local, state and federal elections. Every resource in the guide was handpicked by […]

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Interested in a Maine Government Summer Internship? Apply now

Students are invited to apply for a Maine Government Summer Internship for summer 2020. Positions are available in town and city governments as well as in state government agencies. Full-time, paid internships run from May 26 through Aug. 14. Internship areas include engineering, social media, conservation, transportation, land use planning, data analysis and education. All […]

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MOFGA site of Waldo County farmer, producer potluck dinner Feb. 29

Waldo County Extension Association is hosting the fourth annual Waldo County farmer and food producer winter potluck dinner at 5 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association exhibition hall, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity. Snow date is March 7. Following the potluck dinner, a dinner theatre featuring local farmers in skits […]

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Have plant, insect questions? Attend a Fourth Friday plant clinic

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer monthly community plant clinics at several locations in Piscataquis County beginning 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 28 at the UMaine Extension office, 165 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft. “Fourth Friday Plant Clinics,” scheduled the fourth Friday monthly through 2020, are open to the public for plant and insect identification, questions […]

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‘The Maine Question’ podcast looks at future of Maine forests

The latest episode of “The Maine Question” asks, what does the future hold for Maine’s forests? Forests play a central role in defining the state — from its geography to the economy to just about any aspect of Maine’s way of life that you can think of.  But the way forestry is practiced and the […]

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Innovate for Maine Fellows opens applications for students, companies

The University of Maine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation seeks Maine students and Maine companies to participate in the 2020 Innovate for Maine Fellows internship program. Innovate for Maine Fellows connects the best and brightest Maine college students with the state’s most exciting companies as a way to grow and create jobs in Maine through […]

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