Campus Announcements

New Art Exhibit opens Oct. 5 at UMaine’s Hutchinson Center

A new exhibit exploring and processing COVID-19 and grief through art opens Oct. 5 at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The exhibit, which is open through December, is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. The show features works […]

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UMaine Extension offers fermentation workshop Oct. 12

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar about preserving foods using fermentation from noon–12:45 p.m. Oct. 12. “Preserving the Maine Harvest: Fermenting Vegetables” will feature an exploration of the science of fermentation, a discussion and demonstration of the basic steps of making sauerkraut and tips for success in an interactive format. UMaine Extension […]

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Maine FishAbility race team to support fishermen’s association Oct. 8

Maine FishAbility, part of the Maine AgrAbility program, will sponsor a team of runners in the 2021 Maine Marathon Run for a Cause virtual relay on Oct. 8. All proceeds will support the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association’s Fishermen Wellness Program, which helps to provide safety equipment and mental health and wellness support for fishermen and […]

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UMaine Extension hosts webinar about growing garlic in Maine Oct. 7

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar for home gardeners about growing garlic from 6–7:30 p.m. Oct. 7.  Topics for “Growing Great Garlic in Maine” include variety choice, when to plant, scape removal, disease management and when to harvest and store garlic. Dave Fuller, UMaine Extension agriculture and nontimber forest products professional, will […]

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Mitchell Center hosts community workshop to build window inserts

Save money, help keep people warm and protect the environment — these are all benefits of low-cost, easy-to-construct window inserts that can help insulate people’s homes in the cold months of a Maine winter. From Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, a team of students and volunteers led by Sharon Klein and Shantel Neptune will hold […]

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McCoy, Townsend in fourth annual Women in Bioscience event Sept. 30

The fourth annual “Women in Bioscience” event on Sept. 30 will feature a virtual interactive workshop led by Shannon McCoy, University of Maine associate professor of psychology.  “Imposter Syndrome: Understanding and Coping with a Potential Barrier to Success” begins at 11:30 a.m. It follows a virtual 10 a.m. panel discussion, Women in Leadership, moderated by […]

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Mitchell Center hosts talk about why history can help create a sustainable world Oct. 4

The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk by Micah Pawling about how history, particularly Wabanaki history, can help create a more sustainable society from 3–4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4.  Over time, people’s ideas about sustainability have varied considerably, providing researchers with new insights about […]

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NSFA Unlocked reveals impact behind the acronym

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture (NSFA) at the University of Maine will host a live webinar called “NSFA Unlocked” from 2–4 p.m. Sept. 30.  Campus leaders from the college in nursing, marine sciences, economics and more will highlight the science and student experiences that inspire their work. The showcase aims to better […]

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