Campus Announcements

Responsible Conduct of Research training for undergrads begins June 8

The Office of Research Compliance will administer Responsible Conduct of Research training starting Monday, June 8. The training is required for undergraduate students doing National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and/or United States Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture-sponsored research. More information about the online training and a link to register are […]

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Introduction to raising backyard poultry June 3

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a free online overview of raising backyard poultry from 10 a.m.–noon. June 3. The online program, led by UMaine Extension livestock specialist Colt Knight, is designed for beginning or prospective backyard and small-scale poultry producers. Participants will gain a general understanding of poultry housing, health and nutrition needs; […]

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New recipe guide now online from UMaine Extension 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension has a new recipe guide available online that can help with meal planning options and food shopping decisions. “Make Your Own: A Recipe Guide” is a collection of 10 recipe categories — from salad dressings and casseroles to soups and grain bowls — with a variety of options in each […]

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‘The Maine Question’ looks at impact of COVID-19 on tourism, economy

Maine, also called Vacationland, is a favorite destination for visitors. Especially in the summer.  What impact might the pandemic have on tourism, tax revenue and the overall economy? Those are topics on this week’s “The Maine Question” podcast. This week, host Ron Lisnet talks with Andrew Crawley, a University of Maine assistant professor of regional […]

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Online Teaching from the Heart program offered at Hutchinson Center

Registration is open for an online nonviolent communication program, Teaching from the Heart, at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The three-day professional development program for educators, teachers and those working with preschool to third grade children runs June 29–July 1 from 9–11:30 a.m. The cost is $125. More information is available on […]

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Making use of fresh strawberries, peas with UMaine Extension 

Freezing berries in season, and putting up homemade jams and jellies are some of the ways to increase access to a year-round supply of local foods, cut back on sugar, and reduce the grocery bill.  University of Maine Cooperative Extension publishes information to help find, grow, use and store in-season fruits and vegetables. Discover ways […]

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Arthritis and agriculture webinar June 2

Maine AgrAbility and the Maine CITE Coordinating Center will host a free webinar on the prevalence of arthritis in agriculture from 1–2 p.m. EDT June 2.  Webinar topics include the ways arthritis can affect farmers, and how small changes in routines and using assistive technology can help reduce its impact. The webinar is free; registration […]

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UMaine Extension hosts update for Maine farmers with Commissioner Beal

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host an update for farmers online 10–11 a.m., May 29, with Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal, and Bureau of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources Director Nancy McBrady.   Topics will focus on the department’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on Maine’s agricultural […]

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‘The Maine Question’ explores the role undergraduate research plays

Research conducted at the University of Maine is vital to the state’s economy and workforce. And mentoring undergraduate students to be effective researchers is a major focus at UMaine. But how do students develop their research chops? That’s the topic of this week’s episode of “The Maine Question.” Ali Abedi says research moves people from […]

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