Campus Announcements

UMaine PD to host retirement ceremony for Norman and Ash on May 11

The University of Maine Police Department will host a retirement gathering honoring Lt. Robert Norman and Officer George Ash, each with 40 years of service to the UMaine community. The ceremony will take place on May 11 from 2:30–5 p.m. at the Wells Conference Center. Light snacks will be available.

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New round of RRF grants support collaborations and student research learning across the state

Ten new projects have been competitively selected in the 2022 funding round of University of Maine System Research Reinvestment Fund (RRF). Each project includes multicampus collaborations, with student research learning experiences serving as a central component to the collaborative research being conducted statewide.   These one-year projects will foster research and development activities in three important […]

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UMaine Extension new farmer tractor safety, maintenance class May 3 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a tractor safety and maintenance class for new and beginning farmers, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on May 3 at Kennebec Valley Community College, 17 Stanley Road, Hinckley. The “Tractor Safety Farm Visit” is designed for farmers with fewer than 10 years of experience to learn about tractor safety and […]

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College of Education and Human Development announces outstanding student awards

Ethan Mathieu of Sanford, Maine and Tiana Bucknor of Milton, Ontario, Canada are the outstanding graduating student and outstanding graduating international student from the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development for the 2021–22 academic year.  Mathieu is a secondary education major with a concentration in physical science. His Honors thesis is “The […]

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‘The Maine Question’ asks how teaching innovation fuels Maine’s economy

Innovation fuels entrepreneurship in Maine. In recent years, several small business startups with novel ideas for products have created and sold them at a global scale.  For more than a decade, the University of Maine Foster Center for Innovation has collaborated with students, faculty, staff, startups and established organizations, and offered courses and other resources […]

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College of Education and Human Development to host career fair April 28

After a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development is hosting an Education Career Fair to connect preservice teachers with Maine schools and school districts. The event, scheduled for 1–3 p.m. April 28 at Wells Conference Center, will feature school officials from more than 20 […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H camps seek summer counselors

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is hiring summer camp counselors for its four 4-H Camps and Learning Centers — Bryant Pond, Greenland Point and Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove. UMaine’s 4-H summer camp programs introduce children to a unique blend of outdoor fun, environmental education and practical skills. For over 50 years, the camps have combined […]

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Adekeye recognized as a finalist for the American Society for Nutrition’s Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition

Tolu Adekeye, a Ph.D. student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering, has been named a finalist in the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition, an educational activity that recognizes young investigators from underrepresented communities within the biomedical and life sciences presenting outstanding research. The five finalists will be […]

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