Friday Futurecasts and Updates from Campus Leaders

A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — March 5

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Our Black Bears and Clippers Care plans have been so important in keeping members […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — February 26

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Throughout this pandemic, so many members of our UMaine and UMM communities have been […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — February 19

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Earlier this week, we had an exciting look at the future of UMaine athletics […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — February 12

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, It has been another memorable week for our universities and the state, beginning with […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — February 5

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, I hope that everyone is beginning to hit their stride this semester — in […]

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Message from Robert Dana, Dean of Students

Hello Students! If you are participating in phase six COVID-19 testing on campus that involves the saliva-based Shield T3, it is necessary to download and set up the Safer Community app by Rokmetro, available for free through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For each person, the app creates a unique QR code […]

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Important update on phase six asymptomatic COVID-19 testing on campus

Note Feb. 12 update: Testing participants can hydrate with water up to 30 minutes before their appointments. As University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy mentioned in his community message this afternoon, technological challenges on the first day of Shield T3 asymptomatic COVID-19 testing on campus led to problems scanning the QR codes on the saliva […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — January 29

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, With the start of the spring semester, I hope you all will continue your […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — January 22

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, What an exciting and historic week for our country as we celebrate the inauguration […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — January 15

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Next week our campuses will be much more lively as groups of residential students […]

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A view of Stevens Hall in winter

Friday Futurecast — January 8

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Welcome to the start of a new year and our ramp-up to the spring […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — December 18

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, I continue to marvel at the great efforts of our students, faculty […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — December 11

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we conclude classes for the semester today and enter the final […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — December 4

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we navigate through the last two weeks of this semester, I […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — November 20

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we look forward to the Thanksgiving break and prepare to go […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — November 13

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we come to the last full week of in-person classes in […]

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COVID-19 Community Update from President Ferrini-Mundy – November 7

Dear University of Maine community members: Today, we are providing an update on the outbreak of COVID-19 cases among employees who work in our Facilities Management (FM) offices on our Orono campus. Asymptomatic testing of Facilities Management staff since Thursday has resulted in the identification of additional positive cases out of 43 total tests administered, […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — November 6

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall ’20–Spring ’21 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, I find that each week I need to open with my thanks […]

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COVID-19 Community Update from President Ferrini-Mundy – November 5

Dear University of Maine community members: This week, five UMaine employees have tested positive for COVID-19. All are administrative staff who work in Facilities Management offices on campus in Orono. They are experiencing minor symptoms, isolating at home and doing well. UMaine and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention are involved in supporting all […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — October 30

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, The weeks go by so quickly, and as we approach this weekend, we complete […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — October 23

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we complete the eighth week of the semester, I again want to thank […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — October 16

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As the weather gets colder, as we move into the second half of the […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — October 9

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, One of the joys of being president is to meet and connect with you […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — October 2

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we come to the close of our fifth week of the fall 2020 semester, it is a good time to take stock, cautiously. Right now in our campus communities, we have three active cases of COVID-19 and one student quarantining […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — September 25

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Next Tuesday through Thursday, we start the second round of phase three random sampling […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — September 18

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, This afternoon, Chancellor Malloy and I sent a letter to students that noted: “Today, […]

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Fogler Library

Friday Futurecast — September 11

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Fall 2020 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Fall 2020 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Today is the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedies, and we remember those who […]

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View of Fogler Library from campus mall

Friday Futurecast — September 4

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast. These updates are archived on the UMaine Return to Campus website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Return to Campus website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As we conclude our first week of classes for the fall 2020 […]

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View of Fogler Library from campus mall

Friday Futurecast — August 28

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast, providing the latest updates on our plans for fall, how we are preparing, and what to expect. These updates are archived on the UMaine Return to Campus website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a Return to Campus website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Thank you to […]

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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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