Campus Announcements

Maine Campus continues to publish online 

The Maine Campus, the University of Maine’s student-run newspaper, will continue to publish articles online throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. While there will no longer be a printed paper, the articles will be available online every Monday.  To share story ideas, contact the editor in chief at eic@mainecampus.com, the news editor at news@mainecampus.com, the sports editor […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H offers virtual science cafés

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer virtual science cafés for teens in grades 7–12 each Tuesday, from 3–3:45 p.m., beginning March 31. Online sessions will include University of Maine scientists discussing their research, how they became involved in their work and what brought them to Maine. Participants will learn about science in action […]

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Farmers invited to online meetings to share information during pandemic  

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering Maine farmers a chance to connect online from 10–11 a.m. weekdays to ask questions, get answers and share information. “Daily Maine Farmer” sessions began March 23 as a way for farmers and farm service providers to share what is happening on their farms and to engage with experts […]

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Visit the Hudson Museum online

The University of Maine Hudson Museum website features online educational resources. A page of resources for teachers provides information on many websites, books and videos on Wabanaki history and culture. The museum’s YouTube channel features 19 videos showcasing Wabanaki artists talking about basketmaking, birchbark and carving traditions, and more. In the publicly accessible database, users […]

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Chat online with garden experts beginning March 30

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a series of free one-hour online home gardening discussions starting Monday, March 30 at 9 a.m. Additional sessions are scheduled each Monday at 9 a.m., Wednesday at noon and Thursday at 6 p.m. through April 23. “Garden Chats: Growing Resilience from the Ground Up” will be a chance […]

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BioME Student Showcase still on, virtually

University of Maine students are invited to present their research virtually at the 2020 BioME (Bioscience Association of Maine) Student Showcase, which originally was slated to be held at Cloudport CoWorking MultiSpace, 61 Federal St., Portland.  Students now are invited to virtually present their life science-focused research projects to judges via Zoom video conference. The […]

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UMaine Extension creates video series with easy recipes to make at home

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program has created a new video series with recipes that are easy to make at home while keeping nutrition in mind. The “Mainely Dish” series will feature a new recipe each Monday with a brief video and clear instructions. The series begins with oatmeal packets, […]

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Black Bear Exchange offers drive-thru pickup

The Black Bear Exchange, the University of Maine’s on-campus food pantry and clothing exchange, is offering drive-thru pickup through its new Black Bears To Go service beginning at noon Wednesday, March 25.  The Black Bear Exchange is offering this service to maintain social distancing while still providing needed food to members of the UMaine community.  […]

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Student teachers innovate to reach young learners at home

Student teachers in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development are demonstrating resilience and innovation to help youth learn at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Kaylee Grindle, a first-grade student teacher at the Dedham School, teamed with her mentor teacher to compile learning packets and distribute them to families at a drive-thru […]

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