Campus Announcements

College of Education and Human Development to hold recognition ceremony

More than 60 students in the College of Education and Human Development will be honored at the college’s annual recognition ceremony April 10 at Wells Conference Center. Those being recognized include undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Individual undergraduate student award winners: Rachel Sirois, Outstanding Student in the College of Education and Human Development […]

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UMM student-produced documentary to air April 7 on Maine Public

“Who Made You in America?,” a film created by University of Maine at Machias students in Alan Kryszak’s documentary class, will be rebroadcast at 11 a.m. April 7 on Maine Public Television. The film that explores contemporary issues of immigration premiered at UMM Feb. 18 and aired on Maine Public April 5. It features interviews […]

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Middle schoolers invited to explore engineering with UMaine Extension 4-H

Middle school students are invited to spend an afternoon learning about engineering at the next University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Science Saturday event — this time on a Friday. From 1–4 p.m. April 20 at Jenness Hall, UMaine biomedical engineering students will lead participants in discussions about programming stoplights and exploring innovative solutions to […]

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Donations sought for student-led Maine Day Meal Pack-out

Donations are being sought for the Maine Day Meal Pack-out at the University of Maine on May 2. In meal pack-out events, campus and community volunteers pack meals that are then given to food banks and community organizations that feed the hungry. The goal of this year’s event is to contribute as many meals as […]

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Retirement open house for Cliff Wilbur, Wendy Erickson April 11

The University of Maine Office of Research Administration and the Forest Bioproducts Research Institute invite members of the UMaine community to celebrate and honor the achievements and leadership of Cliff Wilbur and Wendy Erickson at a retirement open house April 11. Wilbur is the assistant director of information management in the Office of Research Administration, […]

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Keeping small ruminants healthy with UMaine Extension

Keeping sheep, goats, alpacas and other small ruminants healthy is the focus of an April 14 workshop from 1–3 p.m. at the Foxcroft Veterinary Clinic in Dover-Foxcroft. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension, topics will include what is considered normal for specific animals, such as nutrition, vaccination schedules, deworming, foot care and basic veterinary […]

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Career Center to host International Career Day

The University of Maine Career Center will host International Career Day on April 4. An International Career Panel will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Career Center, located on the third floor of the Memorial Union. Professionals will speak about their career path and discuss the future and importance of international careers. Panelists scheduled […]

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2018 UMaine Business Challenge winners announced

The UMaine Business Challenge, presented by Business Lending Solutions, hosted the seventh annual collegiate business plan competition March 31 at the University of Maine. This year’s winners — all UMaine students — are Patrick Breeding of Zephyrus Simulations, who won the first place-prize of $5,000; Nicholas Lajoie of IoTato, who was awarded the $10,000 innovation […]

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UMaine Extension offering vegetable gardening workshop twice in April

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a vegetable gardening workshop twice in April in Franklin County. The workshop will be held 6–7:30 p.m. April 11, in the Wilton Town Office meeting room, and at the same time April 18, at the Jim Ditzler Memorial Public Library in New Sharon. UMaine Extension agricultural professional David […]

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