Campus Announcements

Nguyen awarded Marilyn B. Young Dissertation Completion Fellowship

History Department Ph.D. student An Nguyen has been awarded the Marilyn B. Young Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR).  This highly competitive fellowship funds one doctoral candidate each year. Nguyen, who is working with professors Ngo Vinh Long and Elizabeth McKillen, will use the significant support to finish […]

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‘The Maine Question’: What can we learn from UMS experts about coronavirus? 

How does the University of Maine System stay up to date with breaking COVID-19 developments involving testing, treatments, transmission mitigation, contact tracing and vaccine development? It turns to its experts on the UMS Scientific Advisory Board. Chancellor Dannel Malloy created the six-member board chaired by UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy. She is joined by Melissa Maginnis, […]

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Carter to take part in Maine Calling show about COVID-19, agriculture

Hannah Carter, dean of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will participate in a Maine Calling discussion about agriculture and COVID-19 at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 30.  Amanda Beal, commissioner of the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; and Sarah Alexander, executive director of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, also will be part […]

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Learn to make quick-pack cucumber pickles July 7

University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers new webinars in its “Preserving the Harvest” series, including one for quick-pack cucumber pickles 2–2:45 p.m. July 7. Other topics for July include fermented cucumber pickles, canning and freezing green beans, and freezing Maine seafood. Registration is required; a $5 donation per session is optional. Register on the program […]

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Munson to deliver Middle East Forum lecture

Henry Munson, a professor of anthropology at the University of Maine, will deliver a lecture titled “The Role of Religion in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” at 5 p.m. Aug. 2 as part of the Middle East Forum of Falmouth. The free series of public lectures, now in its 15th year, will be offered via Zoom. Anyone […]

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Virtual workshop on networking, assistantships June 24

The University of Maine’s Graduate School and Career Center are teaming up to facilitate a workshop series that provides resources for career exploration, job search, and graduate school options.  Current students, alumni and local community members are all welcome to join a YouTube live event at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. Topics will include networking […]

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Collins Center for the Arts announces Maine Talent Showcase winners

As a creative outlet for people during the pandemic, the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine held the Maine Talent Showcase, an online talent contest.  The winners are Colin Aponte of Blue Hill, Maine; Ethan Ho of Gorham, Maine; and Gerry Wright of Winslow, Maine.  Thanks to a generous benefactor, the […]

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UMaine Extension nutrition education program now online

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is offering its “10 Steps to a Healthier You” series online. EFNEP Online is a self-paced program focused on healthy eating, meal planning, staying within a budget at the grocery store, and food safety. Lessons include interactive videos, worksheets and individual access to EFNEP […]

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University of Maine School of Law to host conversations on racial injustice

The University of Maine School of Law will host virtual public forums designed to examine the racism in laws and institutions, and to discuss specific policies and practices that could be implemented by local communities and the government to facilitate change through law. The first public forum, “Racial Injustice: Reimagining Policing and Public Safety,” will […]

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