Campus Announcements

UMaine to host AAAS session on research learning experiences

The University of Maine will host a live panel discussion at the 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting at 2 p.m. Feb. 8. The theme for this year’s meeting, which will be held virtually, is Understanding Dynamic Ecosystems.  The session facilitated by the University of Maine, “Fostering Career Development Through Research […]

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UMaine to host virtual career fair Feb. 3

The University of Maine Career Center will host the annual Career Fair virtually 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Feb. 3 on the Career Link platform.   UMaine’s Career Fair, which is the largest in the state, is held each year for UMaine and University of Maine at Machias students and alumni of all majors. All those with […]

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UMaine Extension, UNH Extension offer free farm food safety planning

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension are offering a free three-session introduction on farm food safety planning from 5–6:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Feb. 9 and Feb. 16. “Farm Food Safety Planning Made Simple” topics include essentials needed in a farm’s food safety plan, farm-specific risks, best practices for standard […]

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Hutchinson Center hosts ‘Self-Care for Clinicians’ program

Registration is open for an online professional development program, “Self-Care for Clinicians,” offered Jan. 29–30 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. The two-day Zoom program is scheduled for 6–8 p.m. on Jan. 29 and 10 a.m.–noon on Jan. 30. The cost is $75 per person.  Clinicians on the front lines need care and support […]

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Enjoying family outdoor adventures with UMaine Extension 4-H, community partners

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is partnering with the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine to offer a new monthly outdoor educational series for families with youth ages 7–18.  “Outdoor Family Adventures” is for those interested in learning more about Maine’s ecology, observing birds and their habitats, responsible fire building and safely spending time in the […]

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Dagher, Maginnis leading two Maine Science Festival online forums

Habib Dagher, founding director of the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, and Melissa Maginnis, an associate professor of microbiology, will lead two online forums during the 2021 Maine Science Festival.  The festival will offer six one-hour sessions via Zoom, one in January, one in February and one in March. Each session will […]

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UMaine Extension virtual wild blueberry conference offers 17 biweekly sessions

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will host a virtual wild blueberry conference offering 17 biweekly sessions from 4–6 p.m. starting Jan. 27 and running through March 24. Additional sessions are scheduled from noon–2 p.m. Jan. 29–March 19. Conference topics include research updates on pollination, water, pest and disease management; business opportunities and technology use; and […]

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