Campus Announcements

UMaine Extension offers ‘Recipe to Market’ online workshop May 14

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online workshop for entrepreneurs and farmers interested in starting a home-based, specialty food business in Maine from 9 a.m.–noon May 14.  “Recipe to Market” is a multidisciplinary program with topics including business basics, an overview of the specialty food industry and product development process, licensing and regulations, […]

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Wilson, Clark honored as outstanding UMaine employees for 2021

The University of Maine has announced that Laura Wilson and Sally Clark have received two of UMaine’s most prestigious employee awards.  Wilson, who works for UMaine Cooperative Extension as a 4-H science professional, will be recognized as the 2021 Outstanding Professional Employee. An administrative support supervisor for Auxiliary Services, Clark is the 2021 Outstanding Classified […]

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Franco American Programs publishes Beliveau biography

In partnership with the University of Maine Press, Franco American Programs has published “First Franco: Albert Beliveau in Law, Politics, and Love,” by Douglas Rooks.  The book, which shares the life story of prominent Maine Supreme Court justice Albert Beliveau, is a rare biography of a first-generation French-Canadian descendant in the United States, provides perspective […]

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Weed-free garden preparation with UMaine, UNH Extensions

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners on garden preparation to deter weeds from 6–7:15 p.m. May 12. “Preparing Your Garden Site: Getting Ahead of Weeds” will cover practices such as tarping, deep tillage, double-digging, sheet mulching and raised beds. Nick Rowley, UNH […]

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Lowden wins P.E.O. Scholar Award

The P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Sisterhood awarded University of Maine Ph.D. student Sara Sophia Lowden the $20,000 P.E.O. Scholar award.  The P.E.O. Scholar Awards program, established in 1991, provides substantial merit-based awards for women of the U.S. and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral-level degree at an accredited college or university. Lowden, a Ph.D. candidate […]

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UMaine COVID-19 Contemporary Archive materials featured in new, statewide exhibit

Materials from the UMaine COVID-19 Community Archive, compiled by Raymond H. Fogler Library’s Special Collections, have been included in a new collaborative online exhibit, ”It’s Been a Year: Selections from Community COVID-Era Collections.” Many archivists and librarians have been collecting primary source materials related to their communities’ experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic. These cultural heritage […]

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Fortune ranks UMaine MBA program among best in U.S.

The MaineMBA program at the University of Maine has been ranked 54th by Fortune in their first-ever look at the nation’s Best Online MBA degrees. This invitation-only ranking gauges the quality of online MBA programs based on four components: Program Score, Fortune 1000 score, Brand Score and Prestige Score. “The MaineMBA program, through the UMaine Graduate School of […]

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Bicycle with 3D-printed frame created by UMaine students.

UMaine seniors create 3D-printed bicycle frame for Orono High School

Four University of Maine seniors created a 3D-printed bicycle frame to give to Orono High School for their Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) capstone project.  Orono Middle School and High School Librarian Emily Jackson Sanborn will accept the frame from the UMaine seniors and faculty at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 3 outside of the school […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2021 Student Symposium

In a virtual platform, 569 students showcased 338 research and creative works at the 2021 UMaine Student Symposium held on April 16. The sixth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to view student research and scholarly work — all online due to COVID-19. The free public event was organized by the Office of […]

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Attendee explores virtual exhibition of 2021 New Media seniors' capstone projects

New Media seniors host year-end exhibition in virtual space

Seniors from the University of Maine New Media program hosted a virtual exhibition of their capstones with the support of Intermedia student Thomas Griffith. These seniors won eight university research awards and used cutting-edge technologies, such as augmented reality. Many of the projects help users navigate the stress and challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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