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NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative awards $1.6M to advance sustainable aquaculture in Maine 

NOAA National Sea Grant Program awarded $16 million for 42 projects nationwide that comprise the 2019 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative.  Maine Sea Grant, researchers at the University of Maine, other institutions, and partner organizations received $1.6 million to lead four of the projects in collaboration with aquaculture industry, management and community partners.  Maine Sea […]

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MaineCards to be accepted at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine

With the launch of the Maine State Library’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program, University of Maine faculty, staff and students may now use their MaineCards at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine. The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows library users with a valid library card from one participating library to visit another participating library to check out materials […]

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Carter, Brzozowski, Carlson speak on WGAN’s ‘Positively Maine’ podcast

Three University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff members were recent guests on WGAN’s “Positively Maine” podcast — Hannah Carter, dean of UMaine Extension; Richard Brzozowski, food system program administrator; and Lani Carlson, Maine AgrAbility coordinator. The show focused on the reach of UMaine Extension across the entire state, especially through programs like Maine AgrAbility and […]

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Tuition-free online courses offered for qualified high school students

Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and University of Maine, tuition is waived for all qualified high school students in the state to cover full tuition for up to six credits per semester and 12 college credits per year.  UMaine will offer online courses suitable for high school juniors and seniors starting […]

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UMaine Extension offers online hay directory for buyers, growers

University of Maine Cooperative Extension manages a statewide online hay directory for buyers and sellers of hay, straw and silage.  Sellers can list their products with details including location and type. Buyers can search for sources by county and the specific product needed. The website also offers information about sampling, testing and harvesting quality hay […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,330 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,649 are from Maine, 623 are from 35 other states and 58 are from 30 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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If you missed these achievements the first time, here’s a recap

During the first six months of 2019, University of Maine faculty and students have contributed to knowledge and solutions — locally and worldwide. Here’s a review of some highlights, including dog biscuits made of green crabs and a comprehensive scientific expedition on Mount Everest. January Food science majors to engage in active learning to prepare […]

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