Friday Futurecasts and Updates from Campus Leaders

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Friday Futurecast — November 18

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, Wherever your travels take you over break next week, I hope you will keep in […]

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Friday Futurecast — November 12

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, We continue to see upward of 150 community members taking advantage of COVID-19 asymptomatic testing […]

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Friday Futurecast — November 5

 Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy:  Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, Last week, for the first time in recent COVID-19 testing history on campus, UMaine had […]

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Friday Futurecast — October 29

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, In October across the University of Maine System, we had more employees and students participate in campus-based […]

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Friday Futurecast — October 22

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, I want to extend my gratitude to all members of our university communities who have taken […]

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Friday Futurecast — October 15

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, I want to wish everyone an enjoyable UMaine Homecoming Weekend. We look forward to seeing […]

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Friday Futurecast — October 8

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, Nearly 300 community members participated in Northern Light Cutler Health Center’s drive-thru flu clinic last Saturday. We […]

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Friday Futurecast — October 1

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, I want to take this opportunity to thank the talented health care providers at Northern Light […]

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Friday Futurecast — September 24

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, First, an important reminder that all students, including those who are remote, need to request […]

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Friday Futurecast — September 17

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, Thank you for all you are doing for the well-being of our communities. This week, […]

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Friday Futurecast — September 10

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, In our first three days of phase nine asymptomatic testing at UMaine and UMaine Machias […]

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Friday Futurecast — September 3

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, The energy is high this first week of the fall semester on our campuses as […]

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Friday Futurecast — August 27

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMaine Machias communities, In June 2020, we launched Friday Futurecast as a way to provide the latest updates […]

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Maine Memo — Community health and safety update August 4

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias students, faculty and staff, Today, Chancellor Malloy and I, and other university leaders across the University of Maine System announced that students must be vaccinated to participate in any on-campus experiences this fall. As Chancellor Malloy shared in his message earlier this afternoon, discussions with […]

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Maine Memo — Faculty and Staff Community update July 30

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias faculty and staff colleagues, The delta variant is highly contagious and poses a grave health risk. Many members of our community have reached out to me to express their concerns and I am grateful for the opportunity to hear from and engage with so many […]

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Maine Memo — Faculty and Staff Community update July 23

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias faculty and staff colleagues, I hope that all of you are having a wonderful summer and are able to find time for rest, fun, and family and friends. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate so much of our world, but here in Maine we are […]

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Maine Memo — Faculty and Staff Community Update July 15

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias faculty and staff colleagues, We hope that the summer is providing you and yours with time for renewal and recharging, all in the fervent hope that the most challenging aspects of the pandemic are behind us. We are just six weeks away from the start […]

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Friday Futurecast — May 7

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Thank you for all you’ve done this semester. We have shared a lot of information in […]

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Friday Futurecast — April 30

Welcome to this week’s Friday Futurecast These updates are archived on the UMaine COVID-19 updates website. The University of Maine at Machias also has a COVID-19 updates website. Message from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, This week was abuzz with end-of-semester activity on our campuses and a clear sense […]

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Updated health and safety guidance for UMaine/UMM communities — April 30

Dear UMaine and UMM community members, I am happy to announce to all UMaine and UMM community members that University of Maine System COVID-19 health and safety guidance has been updated. These updates, effective April 29, 2021, are in keeping with the most recent orders of Maine civil authorities as announced April 27, and are […]

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Friday Futurecast — April 23

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, In this semester, we have a week of classes and a week of final […]

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Friday Futurecast — April 16

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 Vice Chancellor and President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Our This Is Our Shot, Maine vaccination campaign continues across the […]

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Friday Futurecast — April 9

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 Vice Chancellor and President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, This afternoon with word of the sudden passing of men’s ice […]

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Friday Futurecast — April 2

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 Vice Chancellor and President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, We are now in that spring semester month when there is […]

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Friday Futurecast — March 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 Vice Chancellor and President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, I hope everyone was able to find time to pause this […]

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Friday Futurecast — March 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 Vice Chancellor and President Joan Ferrini-Mundy: Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, As noted in our community message and in Division of Student […]

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Community health message — March 15

Dear members of the UMaine and UMM communities, Last week, we observed the anniversary of the pandemic with great sadness, remembering all who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. We also have more optimism than we have had in a year, thanks to continued public health guidance to reduce the spread of the virus, […]

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Friday Futurecast — March 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, As Chancellor Malloy noted in his community message Wednesday and as announced in a […]

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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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