Campus Announcements

UMaine Extension 4-H sustainable fisheries club registration ends Feb. 15

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will launch a new club for youth in grades 3–5 about the science of sustainable fisheries that will meet online weekly from 3–4 p.m. Feb. 22–April 12.   The 4-H Sustainable Fisheries Club will include learning about popular fish species in Maine, where they are found, fish DNA and hands-on […]

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Registration open for online domestic violence intervention training

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center, in partnership with New Hope for Women of Rockland, will offer two online sessions of intimate partner/domestic violence intervention training from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Feb. 11–12 and March 9–10.  The 12-hour curriculum, delivered over two days, was developed by the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence and partners in […]

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Mitchell Center offers talk about moving to a circular food system

Orono, Maine — The Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine will host a talk about how food waste can be safely recovered and recycled from 3–4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22.    New England is making progress toward a more circular food system, in which food waste is recovered […]

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Summer University 2021 registration open

Summer University 2021 courses are now available for viewing on MaineStreet.  Summer is a great time for students to continue their coursework and make progress toward completing their degree. With flexible summer course schedules and nearly 900 course offerings online and on campus, students can fit in the courses they need to meet their educational […]

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UMaine Extension nutrition series for families starts Feb. 11

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a free, online nutrition series for families in Washington, Hancock, Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties from 3:30–4:30 p.m. starting Feb. 11 and continuing each Thursday through April 1.  “Create Family Meals” will include healthy recipes and tips for making healthy meal choices. Participants who join four or more classes […]

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Apply for summer internships in Maine government

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center is accepting applications for the Maine Government Summer Internship Program for summer 2021.  The program connects students with paid, full-time positions with town and city governments and various state agencies. Internships will last for 12 weeks from June 1–Aug. 20. Students of all majors can apply. Job areas include […]

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UMaine Medicine launches spring seminar series

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has announced its first spring seminar series, with Zoom events scheduled 3–4 p.m. every Friday from Feb. 12–March 5. All events are free, but registration is required.  The series kicks off Feb. 12 with “The Social and Ethical Implications of Precision Medicine,” presented by sociologist Katherine Weatherford Darling, […]

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Scholarship applications open to Waldo County residents due April 1

Waldo County residents entering their first or second year of post-secondary education are eligible to apply for one $1,500 scholarship made available by the Waldo County Extension Association and the Maine 4-H Foundation. Scholarship for a Sustainable Future applicants must be pursuing a career in a field that supports the mission of University of Maine […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

University of Maine announces fall 2020 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 4,133 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2020 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,670 are from Maine, 1,366 are from 38 other states and 97 are from 35 countries other than the U.S. Due to the unusual and challenging circumstances faced this semester […]

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UMaine Extension offers new cooking webinars in February

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two new webinars about cooking with Maine foods from 2–2:45 p.m. Feb. 9 and Feb. 23.  “Cooking with the Maine Harvest” opens with a webinar about how to use an electric pressure cooker, followed two weeks later with another webinar about reducing food waste in the home kitchen. […]

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