Campus Announcements

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Blue Sky Outcomes report, video available online

In January 2017, the University of Maine engaged in a campuswide assessment of the Blue Sky Plan, the strategic plan that served as a guide for key decisions from 2012–17. The Blue Sky Outcomes report is now available on the Blue Sky website, which also includes “Blue Sky +5,” a short video highlighting key accomplishments, […]

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University of Maine Museum of Art announces summer exhibitions

The University of Maine Museum of Art has announced its summer exhibitions, running May 25 through Sept. 1. Helen O’Leary’s “Safe House” consists of works showcasing a combination of painting and sculpture methods through repurposed materials emerging from “the chiseling of earlier attempts” to reflect the process of her work. Diana Schmertz’s “They Are Each […]

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Calhoun leads vernal pool workshop at DMC

Members of local land trusts and municipal conservation and planning committees attended a recent vernal pool conservation workshop led by wetland ecologist Aram Calhoun at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center. Calhoun, a UMaine professor of wetland ecology and conservation, opened the workshop with a primer on the ecology of vernal pools and their […]

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SMART featured in 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase

A video about the University of Maine’s SMART INCLUDES program is included in the National Science Foundation’s 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase. The showcase enables more than 200 federally funded projects, transforming the STEM educational landscape, to share short videos of their work. Researchers, practitioners, policymakers and the general public are invited to post […]

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Director of athletics search committee named

A 14-member search committee has been named to help select the next University of Maine director of athletics, according to Dr. Robert Dana, UMaine vice president for student life and dean of students. Dana, who chairs the committee, says the national search will be aided by a search firm and will begin as soon as […]

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UMaine students eligible to apply for Churchill Scholarship

Starting this fall, University of Maine students will be able to apply for the Churchill Scholarship, a prestigious merit-based scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge in England. Due to a collaborative effort among various campus entities, including the Office of Major Scholarships, UMaine has been added to the list of 112 participating […]

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Two Reading Recovery events slated to celebrate Cole family contributions

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development’s Reading Recovery program will celebrate its longtime collaboration with the Galen Cole Family Foundation at two upcoming events. The annual Reading Recovery Cole Family Celebration will be held May 18 at the Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor. Members of the statewide education community will […]

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Teen’s macaron business showcased in ‘Growing Maine’ video

University of Maine Cooperative Extension has released the seventh installment of “Growing Maine,” a series of short documentaries highlighting Maine food producers and farm families. The latest video in the series tells the story of 16-year-old entrepreneur who founded Simply Macarons by Jaelin. The macaron is a French meringue-based, filled sandwich cookie — not to […]

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Students Compete in North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

Four UMaine students joined 235 of their peers from 38 colleges in the United States and Canada to compete in the 17th annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge April 12–15 in Visalia, California. David Marcinkowski from the School of Food and Agriculture coached the UMaine seniors — Carly Amsden of Eliot, Maine; Alexandra Banks of […]

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Park Street entrance will be closed May 13–Aug. 30

A section of Rangeley Road will be closed May 13 through Aug. 30 during the installation of a roundabout at the intersection of Rangeley and Park streets by the Maine Department of Transportation. During this time, campus can be accessed by the College Avenue entrances located along Long, Munson and Sebec roads. Access to the […]

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