Campus Announcements

UMM student-produced documentary selected to compete in global film festival

Instructor Alan Kryszak and his students at the University of Maine at Machias are celebrating the announcement that their 2020 film, “Privacy and the Power of Secrets,” was selected for an international film festival. The 60-minute student-produced documentary is an official selection at The Hague Global Cinema Festival, where it will compete against 130 selections […]

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Food insecurity in the time of COVID-19 talk Sept. 21

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will offer an interactive online session on food insecurity during COVID-19 3–4 p.m. Sept. 21.   “Safety nets and bootstraps: Mainers and food insecurity in the time of COVID-19” will discuss the fundamentals of food insecurity, and summarize a recent survey of […]

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NEH grant-seeking workshop set for Sept. 25

The University of Maine McGillicuddy Humanities Center will offer a virtual workshop about applying for grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Mark Silver, senior program officer in the NEH Division of Research Programs, will lead the free, public workshop. Advance registration is required. Space […]

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Bear’s Den app available for on-the-go orders

A bit hungry, or need something to eat ASAP? The University of Maine Bear’s Den can help satisfy your cravings with a new mobile dining app.   The free app, which requires a MaineStreet ID, can be used to order take-out from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays; the Bear’s Den remains open for in-person […]

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Brown University VP, UMaine alum to host Sept. 21 virtual events

Race scholar Shontay Delalue, vice president of institutional equity and diversity at Brown University and University of Maine alum (’00, ’03G), will facilitate a workshop and offer a public presentation on Monday, Sept. 21 for the University of Maine community.  BLACK@UMaine is an online workshop that will provide current students with an opportunity to share […]

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UMaine UVote to celebrate National Voter Registration Day

The University of Maine’s nonpartisan campus voting initiative, UMaine UVote, will help register voters Tuesday, Sept. 22, at several locations on campus in celebration of National Voter Registration Day.  During the civic holiday, volunteers participate in a cross-country effort to register voters in advance of the general election in November. Members of UMaine UVote will […]

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Practical Project Management Certificate Program offered at Hutchinson Center

Registration is now open for an in-person project management course, Practical Project Management, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2, 9 and 16 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Practical Project Management is a comprehensive professional development course that provides useful skills for managing projects in the real world with a concrete and […]

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Flu shots available to UMaine employees Sept. 19

Northern Light Cutler Health Center will offer University of Maine employees covered by Cigna health insurance flu shots beginning Sept. 19. A drive-thru clinic is planned to keep the campus community safe.  Employees can schedule a visit online. A completed consent form and Cigna insurance card must be presented at the clinic to receive the […]

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Center on Aging to host virtual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Oct. 27

Registration is now open for the University of Maine Center on Aging’s 15th Annual Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium, Creating Age-Friendly Health Systems, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27.  This colloquium, offered via Zoom, explores the Age-Friendly Health Systems movement and the implications of the movement for optimizing the quality of […]

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