Campus Announcements

Sixty-three students in the 2019 Maine Government Summer Internship Program

In this year’s Maine Government Summer Internship Program, 63 students have been placed in full-time, paid summer internships. Of them, 18 are interning in municipal or county governments, and 45 are interning at state agencies.  Students in the program attend undergraduate or graduate programs and are either Maine residents or are enrolled in a college […]

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Spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review now available

The spring 2019 issue of Maine Policy Review, published by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, is now available online.  In the issue’s Margaret Chase Smith Essay, transplanted Mainer and college student Matthew Bourque reflects on the strength and character of Maine’s political tradition.  Also in this issue: commentaries on independent political parties; the status […]

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UMaine Extension offers ‘Swine 101’ seminar statewide

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will present the free seminar “Swine 101: Raising Pastured Pork” in 10 locations, from Presque Isle to Falmouth, in July and August. A smoked pork meal will be provided.  Colt Knight, UMaine Extension assistant professor and state livestock specialist, will talk about breed selection, reproductive information, nutrition, fencing, housing and […]

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Learn why lobster is the poster child of a changing ecosystem

Rick Wahle will present “The American Lobster — Poster Child of a Changing Marine Ecosystem” at 10:30 a.m. July 19 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Wahle directs the Lobster Institute, a center of scholarship and outreach in the university’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. The […]

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Whitehead named chief of staff to UMaine President Ferrini-Mundy

Kimberly Whitehead, who has served in faculty and administrative roles at public and private universities for nearly 20 years, has been named chief of staff to University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, effective July 15. For the past five years, Whitehead has been at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she has served as […]

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Lord Hall Gallery hosts two summer exhibitions

Two exhibitions that speak, in different ways, to the nature of life and the importance of transformation or change will be on display July 19 through Sept. 20 in Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine. Works by Giles Timms, a UMaine assistant professor of art, will be featured in “touch my human.” Timms […]

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Seaweed bread research project seeks taste testers in Portland

University of Maine School of Food and Agriculture graduate student Laurel Simone and professor Mary Ellen Camire are leading a research study of consumer taste tests of bread made with Maine seaweed.  A taste testing will be held 11 a.m.–4 p.m. July 14 in room Rines A of the Westin Portland Harborview hotel in downtown […]

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Sea Grant director to discuss ‘Marine Science for Maine People’ at DMC

Gayle Zydlewski will talk about “Marine Science for Maine People: With a Surprise or Two” at 10:30 a.m. July 12 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Zydlewski directs the Maine Sea Grant College Program, a state-federal partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Maine Sea Grant […]

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UMaine Extension offers online hay directory for buyers, growers

University of Maine Cooperative Extension manages a statewide online hay directory for buyers and sellers of hay, straw and silage.  Sellers can list their products with details including location and type. Buyers can search for sources by county and the specific product needed. The website also offers information about sampling, testing and harvesting quality hay […]

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