Campus Announcements

Update: UMaine to conduct annual emergency communications system test Nov. 9

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Nov. 9, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to […]

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Senior art exhibition "Surviving Anecdotes" in the Lord Hall gallery.

Senior art exhibition ‘Surviving Anecdotes’ runs through Nov. 12

The University of Maine 2020 senior art exhibition “Surviving Anecdotes” will be on display through Nov. 12 in the Lord Hall gallery. The show features more than 100 works — from paintings and sculptures to animation and performance art — from 16 student artists.  Participating seniors this year include Kara Arey, Emma Betterley-Dow, Victoria Bobrova, […]

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Maine Science Podcast features Fernandez in latest episode

The Maine Science Podcast features Ivan Fernandez, professor of soil science and forest resources at the University of Maine, in its latest episode.  Fernandez, a distinguished professor with the Climate Change Institute and School of Forest Resources, discussed his research and student mentoring work with UMaine and his service to the state, particularly as a […]

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Expanded Early College program at UMM adds new certificates, scholarships

In response to workforce needs in the region and the state, the Early College program at the University of Maine at Machias has expanded to include seven new certificate pathways and additional scholarship opportunities. The program, which allows high school students to earn college credits at UMM, now offers certificates in aquaculture, conservation law, creative […]

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Reminder: Traister to offer virtual Good and Mad seminar Oct. 29

Women, anger and political change are topics of a virtual lecture by award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister 5 p.m. Oct. 29. This free event is part of the Stephen E. King Chair lecture series at the University of Maine.  More information, including a registration link, is available online. To request a reasonable accommodation, call 207.581.1226.

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Springuel to share stories from the sea Nov. 2

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk on stories from the sea and what they reveal about today’s Maine fishing communities 3–4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2.   Scattered among Maine’s coastal communities in historical societies, museums, libraries, community radio stations and schools, the voices […]

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‘The Maine Question’ asks how face masks affect first impressions

What role do face masks play in how people are judged during the pandemic? Find out in Episode 6 of Season 3 of “The Maine Question” podcast.  There’s an adage that people don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Mollie Ruben, assistant professor of psychology, examines how face masks affect people’s first […]

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Learn about environmental and climate justice from leading experts

Members of the University of Maine community can learn about environmental and climate justice from a few of the leading scholars in the field during a webinar scheduled for 7–9 p.m. Oct. 26.  During the talk, “Environmental & Climate Justice: Anti-Racist Movements and Principles for Practice”, panelists from the Yale School of Law, Northeastern University, […]

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