Campus Announcements

UMaine Extension nutrition education program now online

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is offering its “10 Steps to a Healthier You” series online. EFNEP Online is a self-paced program focused on healthy eating, meal planning, staying within a budget at the grocery store, and food safety. Lessons include interactive videos, worksheets and individual access to EFNEP […]

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University of Maine School of Law to host conversations on racial injustice

The University of Maine School of Law will host virtual public forums designed to examine the racism in laws and institutions, and to discuss specific policies and practices that could be implemented by local communities and the government to facilitate change through law. The first public forum, “Racial Injustice: Reimagining Policing and Public Safety,” will […]

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Maine Climate Council holding online meetings June 17, 18

The Maine Climate Council will hold meetings via Zoom on Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18 from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. both days. Advance registration is required. There are separate registration forms for each day. More information is online. University of Maine professor Ivan Fernandez serves on the Maine Climate Council and co-chairs the Science […]

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UMaine student receives surveying engineering scholarships

University of Maine student Jennifer Tuomala, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, is a recipient of the Slavoj Scholarship through the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) Foundation. The scholarship is awarded to a student in a two- or four-year undergraduate degree program at an ABET-accredited college or university in the field of surveying engineering. Tuomala was also […]

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41 college students begin 12-week Maine government internships

Forty-one undergraduate and graduate college students are working in state, municipal and county offices through the 2020 Maine Government Summer Internship Program.  The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine administers the program that provides full-time, 12-week work experience to students who are Maine residents and scholars attending Maine colleges.  Thirty interns […]

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Virtual workshop on resume writing, applying to graduate school June 17

The University of Maine’s Graduate School and Career Center are teaming up to facilitate a workshop series that provides resources for career exploration, job search, and graduate school options.  Current students, alumni and local community members are all welcome to join a YouTube live event at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 17. Topics will include resume […]

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Survey participants needed for kimchi study

Do you make kimchi at home, or are you interested in learning how to make it?  Researchers at the University of Maine are seeking Maine residents who are at least 18 years old and want to ferment their own kimchi. Kimchi-makers and those interested in learning more about this traditional cabbage dish will be asked […]

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UMaine Health Connection Chats continue in June–July

UMaine Health Connection Chats continue this month and will explore various topics such as home gardening, summertime pests and staying healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Maine Center on Aging and its community sponsors host the free online chats from 11 a.m.–noon every Wednesday via Zoom. They provide practical information and tips for […]

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