Campus Announcements

‘The Maine Question’ asks how nursing students help combat COVID-19

Training to become a nurse has always been rigorous. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the stress and workload for nursing students and the medical professionals under whom they train, but it also provided a new opportunity for experiential learning.  The School of Nursing at the University of Maine decided early in the pandemic to lend a […]

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Senior art exhibition opens Nov. 19

The 2021 University of Maine senior art exhibition opens Nov. 19 in Lord Hall, featuring more than 60 works by 10 students. “Overture” includes paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures, digital artworks and mixed media pieces by seniors in a studio art class led by professor of art James Linehan. As part of the class, the students […]

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UMaine Extension offers food safety tips, recipes for Thanksgiving

University of Maine Cooperative Extension has numerous resources to help prepare a safe and healthy Thanksgiving meal.  If turkey is on the menu, UMaine Extension professor and registered dietitian Kathy Savoie suggests planning for 1 to 1½ pounds of turkey per person. This will provide enough for the meal and leftovers for turkey sandwiches or […]

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UMaine Bookstore hosts annual holiday sale

University Bookstore will hold its annual holiday sale from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Nov. 17–18 and from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Nov. 19 at its Memorial Union location.  Bring a donation of three items to the food drive and get a coupon for 30% off a regular-priced item. Nov. 19, the bookstore will hold faculty and staff […]

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UMaine Extension hosts ‘Recipe to Market’ online workshop Nov. 17

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online workshop for entrepreneurs and farmers interested in starting a home-based, specialty food business in Maine from 9 a.m.–noon on Nov. 17.  “Recipe to Market” is a multidisciplinary program with topics including business basics, an overview of the specialty food industry and product development, licensing and regulations, […]

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UMaine Extension offers holiday recipes for an electric pressure cooker Nov. 18

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer an online class using an electric pressure cooker for winter holiday dishes from 6–7:30 p.m. Nov. 18.   Cooking for the Holidays with an Electric Pressure Cooker is a cook-along webinar that will feature bread stuffing and pumpkin pie. Participants can select a recipe to make, shop for and […]

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‘The Maine Question’ asks how ticks threaten Maine moose

The moose has become so synonymous with Maine that it serves as the state animal. Residents and tourists alike scout the forests and mountains to catch at least a glimpse of this majestic mammal, and their odds aren’t too slim. Maine has the highest wild moose population in the lower 48 states, with 60,000–80,000 roaming […]

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Mitchell Center to host student talks about sustainability research in Maine

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host “Sustainability Lightning Talks,” five-minute presentations by Maine students about their sustainability research 3–4 p.m. Nov. 15.   Eight Maine students will present research about various topics, including promoting health in an Indigenous community through alternative energy solutions, the potential for […]

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