University of Maine announces spring 2018 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,214 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2018 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,634 are from Maine, 533 are from 31 other states and 47 are from 21 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for spring 2018, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and […]

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Fifty-five college students interning with state, municipal governments

The Maine Government Summer Internship Program opened its 2018 session May 29 with 55 students interning with the state and with municipal governments. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine administers the program, which offers a full-time, 12-week, paid work experience to undergraduate and graduate students in all fields of study […]

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Open house for the new UMaine Extension Diagnostic and Research Lab June 22

An open house for the new University of Maine Cooperative Extension Diagnostic and Research Laboratory will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 22. The facility at 17 Godfrey Drive in Orono is the new home of UMaine Extension’s Veterinary Diagnostics Lab, including the Aquatic Animal Health Lab, and the Pest Management Unit […]

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Wood measurement training program to be held at UMaine May 3–4

The University of Maine will host an approved wood measurement training program May 3–4. The course prepares participants to take the state licensing exam to become a licensed wood scaler in the state of Maine. Instruction will be given in scaler’s licensing law, wood measurement methods and all applicable rules. The program includes both classroom […]

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Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy to lead UMaine and UMM July 1

Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be the 21st president of the University of Maine and the president of the University of Maine at Machias, announced University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page on April 10. Dr. Ferrini-Mundy, the chief operating officer of the $7.8 billion National Science Foundation and a New Hampshire native, has provided […]

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New checklist features 270 species of native bees in Maine

The first checklist of bees in Maine, compiled using wild blueberry research records from the 1800s to present, as well as private and public collections, and citizen science observations, has documented a total of 278 species — all but eight of which are native, according to a scientific team led by University of Maine bee […]

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UMaine to host regional high school marine science competition

Maine and New Hampshire high school students will put their marine science knowledge to the test by competing in the Nor’easter Bowl at the University of Maine on Feb. 3. Teams from 17 schools will face off from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. in the Donald P. Corbett Business Building for the regional round of the 21st […]

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University of Maine announces fall 2017 Dean’s List

Editor’s note: story updated Feb. 6, 2018. The University of Maine recognized 2,229 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2017 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,609 are from Maine, 559 are from 32 other states and 61 are from 27 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are […]

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