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Maine Memo — September 16

Thank you to all as we move into week three of the fall 2020 semester. It is because of everyone’s collective efforts that we are able to continue our learning, research and outreach. Classes are meeting in several modalities, research is underway and our partnerships across Maine are growing. As Maine’s research university, we are […]

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Maine Memo — September 8

Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, I hope that the beginning of our second week of classes and being back together on campus finds you well, and enjoying these glorious Maine September days. Today I call to everyone’s attention the several interrelated health and safety measures we have in place. These approaches outlined […]

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Maine Memo — September 1

Fall 2020 Convocation remarks September 1, 2020 The University of Maine recognizes that it is located on Marsh Island in the homeland of the Penobscot Nation, where issues of water and territorial rights, and encroachment upon sacred sites, are ongoing. Penobscot homeland is connected to the other Wabanaki Tribal Nations — the Passamaquoddy, Maliseet, and […]

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Fall 2020 Convocation Fully Virtual — September 1

A UMaine employee who has reported tertiary exposure to an individual who just tested positive for COVID-19 was working closely yesterday with individuals organizing today’s Convocation. The event, which was planned to be largely virtual, became fully virtual out of an abundance of caution. A recording of this event is available.

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COVID-19 Community Update from President Ferrini-Mundy — August 25

Dear University of Maine community members: I want to update our community on our COVID-19 response and our plans, particularly for this week and next. Our Emergency Operations Center is helping manage phases one and two of our asymptomatic testing process, and our COVID-19 Response Team is continuously monitoring contact tracking and communicating with the […]

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COVID-19 Community Update from President Ferrini-Mundy — August 22

Dear University of Maine community members: This weekend, I am writing to provide further context regarding the three positive COVID-19 cases in the University of Maine community and additional information about the comprehensive, science-based plans we have in place for surveillance and response. Those three cases involved two off-campus students who share an apartment, and […]

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COVID-19 Community Update — August 21

Dear University of Maine community members: This weekend, I am writing to provide further context regarding the three positive COVID-19 cases in the University of Maine community and additional information about the comprehensive, science-based plans we have in place for surveillance and response. Those three cases involved two off-campus students who share an apartment, and […]

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