Campus Announcements

Sullivan named NSFA associate dean

Susan Sullivan has been named associate dean for academics of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture at the University of Maine, succeeding George Criner on Aug. 1. Criner, who served as associate dean for six years, will return to his faculty position following a leave of absence. “Dr. Sullivan has an established record […]

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Third COVID-19 vaccination clinic at UMaine on Wednesday

The University of Maine is collaborating with the Penobscot Community Health Center to deliver and administer the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to members of the university community and the public, ages 16 and older, from 1–2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23, at Wells Conference Center.  The J&J is a one-dose vaccine, with […]

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Making, canning strawberry jam with UMaine Extension June 24

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online class about water bath canning with homemade strawberry jam from 6–7:30 p.m. June 24.   “Water Bath Canning Basics–Making Strawberry Jam” will demonstrate how to turn fresh berries into jams and jellies, and then preserve them to enjoy all year by using a boiling water bath canner.  […]

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UMaine museums, astronomy center open to the public

The University of Maine’s Hudson Museum, the Zillman Museum of Art, the Page Farm and Home Museum and the Versant Power Astronomy Center have reopened to the public with updated health and safety guidelines in place. Face coverings are required inside all university buildings and museums regardless of vaccination status.  The public can visit the […]

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UMaine, UNH Extensions offer home garden irrigation webinar

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Extension will offer a webinar about irrigation for the home garden from 6–7:15 p.m. June 23. “Irrigation for the Home Garden” explores different ways to water a garden with a focus on how to successfully install, maintain and manage a drip irrigation system. Pamela Hargest, […]

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UMaine surveying students awarded national scholarships

Five University of Maine students have received scholarships of $2,000 each from the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Foundation, a national professional organization that supports college education in geospatial sciences.  NSPS awarded 18 scholarships nationwide in 2021, including four to UMaine students in the online Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering Technology program and […]

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Teaching From the Heart: Nonviolent Communication in the Classroom offered at Hutchinson Center

Registration is open for an online professional development program, “Teaching From the Heart: Nonviolent Communication in the Classroom,” through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. This one-day professional development program for educators, teachers and those working with preschool–third grade children is scheduled for 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Aug. 2.  Skills that help maintain the heart-to-heart connections […]

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Maine Business School announces new sport management major

The Maine Business School is adding its first new major since 1965: sport management.  The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Sport Management program will offer the core business curriculum from the Maine Business School with courses to prepare students for careers in sports-related industries. Students earning their BSBA in Sport Management will have […]

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UMaine researchers study how changing rainfall patterns could affect strawberries

University of Maine researchers are studying how changes in rainfall patterns caused by climate change could affect strawberries in the Northeast.  Principal investigator Rachel Schattman, an assistant professor of sustainable agriculture, and her research team built a precipitation and cropping simulator to assess the effects of four possible rainfall scenarios on strawberries and other specialty […]

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O’Reilly named dean of the UMaine Graduate School of Business

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, a professor and former assistant dean at the University of Guelph, has been named dean of the University of Maine Graduate School of Business, effective July 1. O’Reilly is a leading scholar in the business of sports. In 2018, he founded the International Institute for Sport Business & Leadership, a global research […]

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