Campus Announcements

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Public invited to SEA Fellows Symposium on Aug. 7 at DMC

Students, researchers, fishermen, aquaculture entrepreneurs and other marine professionals will gather at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center 2-4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 for the third annual SEA Fellows Symposium. UMaine and University of Maine at Machias President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will welcome participants to the student-centered symposium at 2 p.m. in Brooke Hall on the […]

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Rescheduled: American Unagi founder to talk at DMC about eel aquaculture

Editor’s note: This event has been rescheduled for Aug. 17. Elvers are a valuable fishery in Maine, but a lot of the catch is shipped to Asia, grown to maturity, then sold back to U.S. markets. But Sara Rademaker, founder of American Unagi, keeps some profit here in Maine. Using business incubator facilities at the […]

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Blog by School of Marine Sciences professors now available

A blog chronicling the recent international teaching experience of two professors in the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences is now available online. Lee Karp-Boss and Emmanuel Boss just returned from teaching in the Sentinel North International Ph.D. School at the Université Laval in Québec City, Canada July 12–24. Students and mentors from 12 […]

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New portrait schedule for UMaine community members

Effective Aug. 1, the Division of Marketing and Communications will offer studio portrait sessions for faculty, staff and students twice a month. Portrait photos can be scheduled between 8–9 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month, and between 4–5 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. The Marketing and Communications photo studio is in […]

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Alumnus joins staff of EMMC University Medicine — Cutler Health Center

Family nurse practitioner and alumnus Sean Sibley has joined the staff of EMMC University Medicine — Cutler Health Center at the University of Maine. Sibley received a master of science degree in nursing from UMaine while working as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit of Eastern Maine Medical Center. His advanced practice clinical […]

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Maine Public rebroadcasting UMM documentary July 26, 28

Maine Public Television is rebroadcasting the University of Maine at Machias documentary “Whatever Works: Exploring Opiate Addiction” at 10 p.m. July 26 and 11 a.m. July 28. The film is a production of the UMM Down East documentary class, led by fine arts faculty member Alan Kryszak. It premiered at UMM Feb. 9, 2017. The […]

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UMaine Extension offers hay directory to growers, buyers

University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers the online Maine hay directory as a means to connect buyers and sellers of Maine hay products. “It is important for livestock farmers to find quality feed for their animals,” says Rick Kersbergen, Extension professor of sustainable dairy and forage systems. “Quality forages are the backbone of any feeding […]

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Frey to demonstrate basketmaking at Hudson Museum artist showcase

Gabriel Frey will demonstrate the ancient tradition of brown ash and sweetgrass basketry at an artist showcase 10–11 a.m. Aug. 1, in the Hudson Museum at the Collins Center for the Arts. Frey, a 13th-generation Passamaquoddy basketmaker, also will share new directions that he’s taking the tradition. Frey specializes in pack and utility baskets. He […]

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Gerbi named associate dean for research

Christopher Gerbi has been named associate dean for research in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and associate director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. Gerbi joined the School of Earth and Climate Sciences as faculty in 2007 and will be promoted to the role of professor on Sept. 1. He […]

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MAIER receives funding renewal from Maine Department of Education

The Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research (MAIER) at the University of Maine has received an $849,000 grant from the Maine Department of Education to continue its Early Start Maine program. Early Start Maine is an early intervention model that provides training, consultation and ongoing support statewide to providers working with young children ages […]

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