Campus Announcements

Puhlman to discuss co-parenting Jan. 17 on ‘Maine Calling’

Daniel Puhlman, University of Maine assistant professor of family studies who heads the Parenting Relationships Research Lab, will be a guest on the Maine Public show “Maine Calling” 1–2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17. The topic is co-parenting, which can include divorced couples sharing parenting duties, grandparents raising their grandchildren, and other blended family situations. Puhlman […]

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Maine Autism Institute offers PEERS Friendship Boot Camps

The Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research will host a pair of two-day workshops in March and April for families, service providers and individuals with autism. The public is invited to the PEERS Friendship Boot Camps, led by Sarah Howorth and Deborah Rooks-Ellis, special education faculty members with the University of Maine College of […]

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Learn about fermentation, fish, climate change at Maine Science Festival Pop-Ups 

Three Maine Science Festival Pop-Up Events are planned for January, ahead of the full festival March 18–22. Science on Tap Hits the Road: Fermentation Edition, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, Orchard Girls Cidery, 375 Main St., Kingfield. Jennifer Perry, University of Maine assistant professor of food microbiology, will give an overview of fermentation, and Orchard […]

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Maine State Archives Bicentennial Moments highlights UMaine

The Maine State Archives Bicentennial Moments project posted a 30-second video about the origins of Maine’s land grant university.  The video includes historical and current photographs and the following script: “The United States Land Grant College Act of 1862 resulted in Maine having 210,00 acres to sell and to use the money to finance the […]

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John Stass to visit Department of Art as Sculptor in Residence

Maine sculptor John Stass will be the University of Maine Department of Art guest as a Sculptor in Residence on Jan. 29 and 30. Stass will give a sculpture demonstration on creating mid-century minimalist works in wood, and a lecture about minimalism in the arts titled “Minimalism…Enough is Enough.” He will attempt to link the […]

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UMaine Athletics raffles trip for two to Paris

University of Maine Athletics is raffling a five-day trip for two to Paris that includes airfare, accommodations and selected activities. Travel dates are flexible.  Each entry costs $50 and may be purchased online. The winner will be drawn Feb. 14 at the men’s ice hockey game with the University of Connecticut.  Proceeds will benefit the […]

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Learn about growing microgreens Jan. 18 in Falmouth

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a workshop on growing microgreens 10–11:30 a.m. Jan. 18 at the UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth. Snow date is Feb. 1. Topics in this hands-on workshop will include optimal growing conditions indoors, and the variety of seeds available and their flavor profiles. UMaine Extension horticulture […]

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Two UMaine Extension maple syrup seminars on tap

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association will offer two half-day workshops Saturday, Jan. 18 at the UMaine Extension York County office, 15 Oak St., Springvale. “Intro to Backyard Sugaring: Maple Syrup 101,” 9–11:30 a.m., will feature demonstrations and discussion with experienced sugarmakers about all aspects of making maple syrup. […]

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