Campus Announcements

Provost John Volin speaks to RLE students

Provost Volin among national education leaders at first annual CLTE conference

University of Maine Provost John Volin will be among higher education leaders nationwide taking part in the first annual conference of the Coalition for Life-Transformative Education (CLTE), Sept. 22–23. In addition to the keynotes, the virtual conference from noon–5 p.m. each day will include reports from faculty and staff from CLTE member universities involved in […]

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UMaine Extension offers webinar about dehydrating and freezing for food preservation

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online class on dehydrating and freezing for food preservation 6–7:30 p.m. Sept. 23.  Learn to safely preserve foods by blanching and freezing, or using a food dehydrator. Freezing instructions and a dehydration food guide will be emailed to participants following the webinar.  Registration and a $5 fee […]

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UMaine adds marketing and communications leader for Machias campus

The University of Maine has appointed a new communications leader to serve as the assistant director of marketing and communications for its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias. Kristel Mead will be a primary contact for regional media and stakeholders, and will serve as the liaison among the functional leads of UMaine’s Division […]

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CRSF announces forest climate change webinar, tour series

The Center for Research on Sustainable Forests at the University of Maine will host a series of five webinars and live forest tours that will explore the impact of climate change on diverse Maine woodlands. The Forest Climate Change Initiative and the Forest Stewards Guild will explore the impact of climate change through a series […]

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Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy to focus on water quality, economics

Catherine L. Kling will offer the third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the University of Maine’s Buchanan Alumni House. Kling’s talk, “Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?” will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs of regulations associated with […]

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UMaine Extension offers new preserving workshop series for fall

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a series of hands-on workshops about preserving Maine foods beginning Sept. 16.   The Preserving the Harvest workshop series begins with pressure canning and will cover topics such as canning basics, pressure canning and fermenting. Instructors share recipes and techniques in an interactive format in this fall workshop series. […]

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Online colloquium to focus on equity, inclusion in older populations

The University of Maine Center on Aging will host the 16th Annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, “Advancing Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Delivery of Age Friendly Health Care” online Oct. 25. The colloquium, which is co-sponsored by the UMaine Institute of Medicine and School of Social Work, the Maine Gerontological Society, the Maine Council on […]

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UMaine appoints new leader of marketing and communications

The University of Maine has appointed Dan Demeritt the university’s new senior executive director of marketing and communications. Demeritt joins President Joan Ferrini-Mundy’s cabinet and will oversee UMaine’s Division of Marketing and Communications with a focus on strategic communications, and strengthening message integration at UMaine and at the University of Maine at Machias.  Senior director […]

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