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A gallery in the Zillman Art Museum

Zillman Art Museum opens five new galleries with fall exhibitions

The Linda G. and Donald N. Zillman Art Museum – University of Maine is opening its five new galleries to the public on Sept. 11. The new galleries, located on the second floor of 40 Harlow St., increase the museum’s exhibition spaces by 42% and make possible the opening of nine new fall exhibitions. The […]

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A view of Clarks Cove in Walpole, Maine

New aquaculture research highlights areas of consensus, disagreement

Aquaculture creates many benefits for Maine people, including fresh seafood, stable jobs, and opportunities to enhance tourism, environmental conservation and community resilience. And, like all working waterfront activities, aquaculture operations occupy ocean space and are part of the busy coastal environment that we call home. People have varied perspectives about aquaculture and the future of […]

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Leaves and plants on the forest floor

Graduate students host BioBlitz to count species on campus

Thousands of humans live on the 660-acre University of Maine campus. So too, do many other species. To find out how many others and which ones, the School of Biology and Ecology Graduate Organization (SBE GO) invites members of the UMaine and local communities to take part in a BioBlitz from 8:30 a.m. to 4 […]

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Students and a teacher in a classroom, all wearing face masks

New report looks at lessons school leaders can take away from first full year of teaching and learning under COVID-19

Schools across the country are embarking on another year with COVID-19 weighing heavily on nearly every decision. Already some schools have seen outbreaks as the easily transmissible delta variant causes cases to rise, and superintendents and school boards have been inundated with citizen comments about mask mandates and other mitigation efforts since before the first […]

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UMaine education professor named NSF program director

Asli Sezen-Barrie, an associate professor of curriculum, assessment and instruction in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, has been named rotating program director of the National Science Foundation’s Division for Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). Sezen-Barrie, who joined UMaine’s faculty in 2017, will be in the role […]

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