Campus Announcements

UMaine Extension 4-H introduces teens to adulting concepts in June

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a short-term online 4-H club for youth ages 13–18 about basic adult life skills 4–5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 22–July 27. Required registration closes June 6.  The “4-H Adulting 101 Series” will introduce basic adult life skills by exploring a different topic each week, including life/work balance and […]

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CCIDS celebrates 22 Interdisciplinary Disability Studies graduates

Twenty-two University of Maine students were honored during the 2022 Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Celebration of Achievement on April 26.  Three students were recognized for completing the Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. Nineteen undergraduates — three of whom were 2021 honorees — were recognized for completing the minor in Interdisciplinary Disability Studies. Students completing the […]

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University of Maine announces climate change workshop for educators

The University of Maine Climate Change Institute and Summer University will host the first Climate Change Workshop for pre-K–12 educators this summer. “Climate Change Teaching Tools” is designed for educators to learn more about climate change and, in particular, how to bring this important subject area into the classroom in meaningful ways for students. Participants […]

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UMaine Extension tractor safety workshop May 25

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a tractor safety workshop, 2–6 p.m. May 25 at Beech Hill Farm, College of the Atlantic, 171 Beech Hill Road, Mount Desert.   Participants in the 2022 Tractor Safety Workshop will learn how to identify common farm and tractor hazards; minimize the chance of accidents; better understand farm equipment […]

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UMaine Extension wild blueberry field days start May 20

University of Maine Cooperative Extension wild blueberry field days begin May 20, 10 a.m.–noon, at Blue Hill Berry Company, 365 Route 172, Surry. Organic management of spring pests and recent research results on crop management practices will be the primary meeting topics. UMaine Extension wild blueberry specialist and University of Maine assistant professor of horticulture […]

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Michaud receives 2022 NEOA Rising Star Award from MEOC

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) announced that Kate Michaud is the recipient of the 2022 New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) Rising Star Award.  The NEOA Rising Star Award honors emerging leaders who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment, who excel in their chosen fields, devote time and energy to […]

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UMaine Extension offers facts on Maine foods for May — fiddleheads, rhubarb 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers information and workshops to help consumers find, grow, use, preserve, and store in-season fruits and vegetables in Maine. Seasonal favorites for May include: Facts on Fiddleheads Facts on Edible Wild Greens in Maine Fruits for Health: Rhubarb   Spring Refrigerator Pickles  UMaine Extension educator Kathy Savoie demonstrates new techniques for […]

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