Campus Announcements

Reminder: New portrait schedule for UMaine community members

The Division of Marketing and Communications offers studio portrait sessions for faculty, staff and students twice a month. Portrait photos can be scheduled between 8–9 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, and between 4–5 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. The Marketing and Communications photo studio is in 213 Alumni Hall. To […]

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Biology professors to lead Bog Boardwalk talk and walk events Aug. 11, 14

Two nature walks led by University of Maine biology professors will take place at the Orono Bog Boardwalk in August. Allison Gardner, an assistant professor of arthropod vector biology, will lead an informative walk and talk about ticks and mosquitoes at 10 a.m. Aug. 11. Attendees should meet at the cabin at the start of […]

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Marine conservation focus of UMaine alumna talk Aug. 10 at DMC

Amanda Leland, executive vice president of the Environmental Defense Fund, will give a talk titled, “Doom and gloom or ocean optimism? Marine conservation for a rapidly changing planet” at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. She’ll discuss how overfishing, climate change and pollution put pressure on […]

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Maine Labor Summer Institute Aug. 8–9

The 2018 Labor Summer Institute will be held Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Thursday, Aug. 9 at the University of Maine. A project of the Maine AFL-CIO and UMaine’s Bureau of Labor Education, the Labor Summer Institute offers two days of education and dialogue on issues of importance to working people and the labor movement. Join […]

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UMaine faculty members take students to Chile

University of Maine Forest Bioproducts Research Institute faculty members Douglas Gardner and David Neivandt, and Doughty Middle School science teacher Tracy Vassiliev will accompany seven undergraduate students from throughout the country on a weeklong trip to Chile. The trip is the culminating experience of a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program, […]

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Scholarships funds available this fall for Maine adults

The University of Maine System’s Adult Degree Completion Scholarship has funds available for Maine adults wishing to resume courses this fall toward a college degree. Scholarship aid, combined with expanded credit transfer among Maine’s universities and community colleges and prior learning credit for work experience and military service, could make the path to a college […]

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DMC to host talk about citizen science, estuarine monitoring

To understand and promote the ecological health of Maine’s estuaries and coastal watersheds, residents organized the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance (MCOA). Alliance leaders Kathleen Thornton and Sarah Gladu will share success stories and findings during their talk titled “Working together for Maine’s Estuaries: Citizen Science Groups Collaborate with University of Maine Scientists” at 10:30 a.m. […]

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