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Clams in a basket sitting on seaweed

Clam Cam offers glimpse of lives, challenges of harvesters

Bridie McGreavy grew up in Brownfield, Maine, but until arriving at the University of Maine in 2010, she hadn’t been on a clam flat. Walking on exposed intertidal mud for the first time, she says, was like entering a “world that was so foreign, so beautiful.” Now, thanks to the Clam Cam — which opens […]

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Lee appointed interim vice president for enrollment management

In June, Joe Lee will join the University of Maine community to begin a one-year appointment as interim vice president for enrollment management for UMaine and the University of Maine at Machias. Lee comes to UMaine from the Registry for College and University Presidents, a national firm providing interim leadership in higher education. Lee’s most […]

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AMC, Westbrook company collaborate to build automation machine for L.L.Bean

A recent collaboration between the Advanced Manufacturing Center at the University of Maine and a southern Maine company has resulted in the building of a new automation machine for L.L.Bean. The machine, which automates the stitching process for the base of L.L. Bean’s tote bags, will be used in the outdoor retailer’s Brunswick manufacturing facility. […]

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Bangor, Maine

Three UMaine projects awarded USDA funding to strengthen economy of rural communities

Three University of Maine projects were awarded a total of more than $1 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to improve sustainable agriculture and help rural communities thrive. The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded nearly $17.5 million to 47 institutions nationwide. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and […]

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Servello named dean of College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

Frederick Servello has been named dean of the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, effective July 1. Servello has been serving as interim dean and director since Oct. 1. A national search was conducted to fill the position of Edward Ashworth, […]

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Ph.D. candidate in history awarded Fulbright to Canada

Ian Jesse, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of Maine, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Canada in history from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Jesse, who is from Plymouth, Massachusetts, will conduct research at the University of New Brunswick on how […]

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Students at Commencement in 2016

UMaine’s 215th Commencement will be May 13

More than 1,900 students, including 34 doctoral degree candidates, are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s 215th Commencement on May 13 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement will be held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies are ticketed events and live streaming will be […]

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