Campus Announcements

ADVANCE Conference Bringing Together Maine’s Women Faculty

The University of Maine’s ADVANCE Rising Tide Center will host a conference on Monday, May 14, to give female faculty in engineering, mathematics, technology and the physical, biological, natural and social sciences an opportunity to meet and discuss strategies to support professional achievement.

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Offshore Wind Lab awarded LEED Gold

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center the LEED Gold certification for its newly constructed Offshore Wind Laboratory. This is the first LEED Gold-certified building on the UMaine campus.

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Vermont Author Receives Correll Early Literacy Book Award

Nationally known children’s book author and illustrator Gail Gibbons recently received the first annual Correll Book Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Informational Text, a new national award created through the University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development.

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Klimis-Zacas Named Fulbright Specialist for Blueberry Research

Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, UMaine professor of food science and human nutrition, has been awarded a Senior Fulbright Specialist grant in agriculture, which will enable her to continue her research on the health benefits of wild blueberries at the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Milan in Italy. In 2007 she received a […]

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Ladenheim Receives Award for Promoting Service-Learning

University of Maine faculty member, Honors College preceptor and folklorist Melissa Ladenheim has received Maine Campus Compact’s Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence. The award recognizes the accomplishments of faculty members in making public service an integral part of their teaching, forging strong and reciprocal community partnerships, and advocating for service learning. The award […]

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UMaine Extension Raspberry Video Wins National Award

David Handley, University of Maine Cooperative Extension vegetable and small fruit specialist at Highmoor Farm in Monmouth, has been judged a winner in the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communications Awards Program for a video on raspberry pruning. He will be recognized in mid-July at the Communications Awards Luncheon in Charleston, S.C. In addition, […]

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UMaine Hosting Sculpture Symposium Workshop for Teachers

The Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium (SISS) will host a workshop for Maine teachers on Saturday, April 28 at UMaine. This biennial cultural event will bring eight internationally recognized sculptors to the University of Maine campus this summer to create stone artwork for permanent display at area locations.

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