Androscoggin County

$57.5M to support UMaine Research included in draft Senate Appropriations bills 

The Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills were officially released from the Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, October 18. U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $57,537,000 in funding to support research and initiatives at the University of Maine and the University of Maine System.   Included in the bill is […]

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Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Association hosts annual meeting Oct. 18

The Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Association (ASCEA) will hold its annual meeting and election of officers online from 5:30–7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18. Featured speaker Lynne Holland, University of Maine Cooperative Extension horticulture professional, will follow a brief business meeting with her presentation, “Food Insecurity: Statewide Problem with Local Solutions.” The meeting is free and open […]

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USM, UMaine receive $500K for economic development partnership

The Economic Development Administration has awarded the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine $509,000 over five years to fund the University Center for Economic Development, a collaboration of experts from the University of Maine System that will provide technical assistance and research for the implementation of the state’s 10-year economic development strategy.  […]

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Nico Soucy

Nico Soucy: Finance student lands NYC internship

During the summer of 2021, Nico Soucy got a little bit closer to his dream of living and working in New York City. The Finance and Financial Economics double major from Sabattus, Maine, landed a summer internship in the Big Apple with WOW Payments. Their offices are located in the heart of New York’s Financial District. […]

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Increasingly crowded U.S. forests

A new study of the United States tree size-density trends in the past two decades, indicators of potential shifts in forest dynamics, health and productivity, has produced a novel, nationally consistent baseline assessment of current forest relative density. The baseline assessment could assist scientists, managers and policymakers in decision making related to future forest carbon […]

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New Maine initiative to build ag literacy through immersive CTE culinary arts programs

A new University of Maine initiative to build agricultural literacy through an immersive culinary experience for career and technical education (CTE) culinary arts instructors is one of 21 projects funded nationwide by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. NIFA has invested $6.2 million in the Professional Development and Secondary School […]

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Spend Fridays on the farm with UMaine Extension 4-H

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H is offering a new hands-on summer learning series focused on Maine agriculture for ages 12–18.  Participants in the four-session “4-H Fridays on the Farm” program will take a tour of each participating farm’s operations, gain hands-on experience and learn what different farms across the state contribute to the Maine […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2021 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 3,670 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2021 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,392 are from Maine, 1,195 are from 39 other states and 83 are from 35 countries other than the U.S. Due to the unusual and challenging circumstances faced this semester […]

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