Campus Announcements

World Climate Negotiation Simulations to be held at Maine schools in May

University of Maine graduate students are partnering with schools across Maine to host World Climate Negotiation Simulation (WCS) activities. The simulation activity was developed by the nongovernmental organization Climate Interactive and involves a role play in which participants act as country leaders and work together to negotiate a global climate agreement. The simulation emulates negotiations […]

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UMaine Extension publications offer tips on growing fruit, cooking fiddleheads, managing insects

Spring is here and that means the planting and growing season will soon be getting underway and people are pursuing outdoor activities. The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers resources on pruning trees and shrubs, starting seeds at home, harvesting and cooking fiddleheads, insect repellents, ticks, mosquitoes and Lyme disease. Visit the UMaine Cooperative Extension Publications […]

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Tips for attending UMaine Commencement ceremonies May 10–11

The University of Maine’s 2019 Commencement ceremonies are May 10–11 in Alfond Sports Arena. The Graduate School Commencement for master’s degree and certificate of advanced studies students begins at 4 p.m. May 10. Commencement ceremonies for bachelor’s degree students and doctoral degree candidates are at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 11. The Saturday ceremonies […]

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Engineering students constructing building for Old Town Fire Department

The University of Maine Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program is building a small facility for the Old Town Fire Department as part of a service learning project. The project was coordinated by the Student Construction Association and serves as a final assignment for CET 228 — Intro to Construction Estimating and Planning. The Old Town […]

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UMaine to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day May 2

The University of Maine will recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day at noon May 2 at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Memorial Plaza behind Memorial Union. The event will correspond with national and international events, and remarks will be given. In Hebrew, Holocaust Remembrance Day is called Yom Hashoah. In the United […]

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Follow a Researcher® highlights UMaine student studying iceberg melt

Maine 4-H Follow a Researcher® returns for a sixth season with University of Maine graduate student researchers. From 1–2 p.m. May 2, UMaine Earth and climate sciences master’s student Mariama Dryak will be available on Twitter to chat with students and teachers about her studies using satellites to track iceberg melt in Antarctica. Dryak will […]

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New Media Night 2019 to showcase student work May 3

Step into a bee swarm, travel back in time, or shrink down to the size of an ant in works of augmented and virtual reality created by seniors in the University of Maine’s new media program. “Venture Forth: New Media Night 2019” will be held at the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization Center from 5–7 […]

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Mechanical engineering technology students to present capstones May 1

A total of 30 University of Maine students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program will present eight senior capstone design projects on Maine Day. From 9 a.m.–3 p.m. May 1, students will showcase their final projects in Bennett Hall, Room 137. All presentations are open to the public. Scheduled presentations: 9–9:30 a.m. “Scaled tower […]

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Maine NEW Leadership to celebrate 11th year with reception May 31

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be the keynote speaker at the Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership networking and fundraising reception at 4 p.m. May 31 at Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor. The event will celebrate the 11th year of the University of Maine Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center’s program. Maine NEW […]

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Mechanical engineering seniors to showcase projects at May 1 open house

Mechanical engineering students at the University of Maine will showcase their senior capstone projects May 1. The Mechanical Engineering Capstone Open House will be held 10 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Crosby Hall. Members of the UMaine community are welcome to learn more about the projects and enjoy a cookout. Projects to be displayed include an ice […]

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