Campus Announcements

‘The Maine Question’ explores global supply chain woes

Supply chain problems are occupying many people’s minds, especially with the holidays around the corner. Numerous newspaper stories and TV segments have featured images of cargo ships waiting for days or weeks to unload their goods from Asia into ports up and down the West Coast.  Americans are witnessing shortages of many products they once […]

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Contest to be held to select Summer University 2022 poster art

The University of Maine Division of Lifelong Learning will hold a UMaine campuswide contest to determine next year’s Summer University poster. The contest is open to all current University of Maine students. Contestants should create a piece of original, digital art considering what UMaine Summer means to them and how “Your adventure starts here” in […]

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UMaine, UNH Extensions offer winter garden design webinar Dec. 6

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners about winter garden design from 6–7:15 p.m. on Dec 6. “Designing for Winter Interest and Wildlife” will explore how to design and maintain a landscape that provides visual interest while benefiting wildlife. Emma Erler, UNH Extension […]

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UMaine Extension winter care of livestock series starts Dec. 7

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer four in-person workshops about winter care of livestock from noon–2 p.m. every other Tuesday starting Dec. 7 at the UMaine Regional Learning Center, 75 Clearwater Drive, Falmouth. Remaining classes are Dec. 21, Jan. 4 and Jan. 18. The series begins with winter care of small ruminants, including best […]

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CCI researcher participating in Comic Con panel as STEAM Superstar

Kimberly Miner, a research assistant professor with the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, will participate in the panel STEAM Superstars on Nov. 27 during San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition.  Miner, a UMaine alumna who also is a scientist with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, will join other women scientists and engineers who incorporate art and […]

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Learn about Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness in Nov. 30 talk

Learn more about the organization Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness and its services at an upcoming “Wabanaki Voices” discussion at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 30 in room 102 of the Science Building at the University of Maine at Machias.  Lisa Sockabasin, co-director of Wabanaki Public Health & Wellness, will provide an overview of the organization’s […]

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Science Friday features UMaine researchers in wild blueberry program

Science Friday, a science news and education program show, featured two University of Maine researchers in a new video segment about wild blueberries.  Rafa Tasnim, a Ph.D. student in ecology and environmental sciences at UMaine, and Lily Calderwood, an assistant professor of horticulture with the UMaine School of Food and Agriculture and a wild blueberry […]

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UMaine Machias alumni discuss college, careers and community at Nov. 19 roundtable

University of Maine at Machias alumni will share their experiences in college, the workforce and their Native community, and give advice to current students during a virtual roundtable at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, hosted by the Wabanaki Center at the University of Maine.  “Wabanaki Voices: College, Community and Career Roundtable,” will feature panelists […]

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