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UMM Students to Present Research at State House on Friday

UMM Students to Present Research at State House on Friday

MACHIAS, Maine – Three University of Maine at Machias students will take part in Undergraduate Research Day at the State House in Augusta on Friday. The UMM students will join undergraduates from all seven campuses of the University of Maine System at the event, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hall of Flags.

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Published on 22-Mar-12 09:53


UMM Launches Web Portal for Students and Staff

UMM Launches Web Portal for Students and Staff

Today, the University of Maine at Machias launched my.machias.edu, an online portal for students, faculty, and staff of the University. The portal is an internal Web site that allows central access to all of the online tools that students, faculty, and staff use regularly. It features a single sign-on to access many tools and resources, including MaineStreet, Blackboard, UMS Gmail, and a number of other sites. Content in the portal is also customized based on each user's pre-defined role as either a student, faculty, or staff member.

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Published on 21-Mar-12 16:34


Alumni to Talk Leadership at UMM Forum

Alumni to Talk Leadership at UMM Forum

MACHIAS, Maine – “Searching for an Edge in Today’s Job Market” will be the theme of a leadership forum on Saturday, April 7 at the University of Maine at Machias. UMM alumni from across the globe will return to the campus to present on such topics as interviewing strategy, personal branding, and the importance of networking.

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Published on 20-Mar-12 16:39


Book Arts Studio and Beehive Collective Collaborate on WCLI Poster

Book Arts Studio and Beehive Collective Collaborate on WCLI Poster

MACHIAS, Maine – The Book Arts Studio at the University of Maine at Machias and the Beehive Design Collective are currently working on a commemorative poster for the upcoming Washington County Leadership Institute (WCLI) Reunion. The poster, illustrated by members of the Beehive Design Collective, is being printed one sheet at a time on a hand press in the Book Arts Studio. The group plans to print 300 copies to send to alumni of the WCLI announcing the April 9th reunion.

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Published on 20-Mar-12 10:00


Juried Student Art Show Accepting Submissions

Juried Student Art Show Accepting Submissions

The Interdisciplinary Fine Arts program has announced that it is accepting submissions for the 2012 Juried Student Art Show. The selected works will be displayed April 6–20 in the UMM Art Galleries.

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Published on 19-Mar-12 13:24


Giant Map of South America Coming to UMM in April

Giant Map of South America Coming to UMM in April

MACHIAS, Maine – Local youth will have the opportunity to scale the peaks of the Andes Mountains and follow the Amazon River through the Brazilian rain forest when a giant map of South America rolls into Machias next month. As part of the National Geographic Giant Traveling Maps program, the University of Maine at Machias will display an oversized map of South America on Monday, April 9. The 26-foot by 35-foot vinyl map will be rolled out on the Reynolds Center Gymnasium floor from 1 to 5 p.m.

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Published on 19-Mar-12 12:32


Suicide Prevention Walk Planned for March 10 at UMM

Suicide Prevention Walk Planned for March 10 at UMM

MACHIAS, Maine – Students at the University of Maine at Machias are planning an Out of the Darkness Community Walk for Saturday, March 10 to raise awareness for suicide prevention. Registration for the walk begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Reynolds Center Gymnasium and the walk starts at 9 a.m.

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Published on 06-Mar-12 09:00


UMM Students Plan Sixth Annual Disabilities Awareness Night, March 21

UMM Students Plan Sixth Annual Disabilities Awareness Night, March 21

MACHIAS, Maine – Students in the Recreation Services for Special Populations class at the University of Maine at Machias will host the Sixth Annual Disabilities Awareness Night from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 in the Reynolds Center Gymnasium.

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Published on 05-Mar-12 15:44


Clippers Headed to National Tournament

Clippers Headed to National Tournament

The University of Maine at Machias men’s basketball team is heading to the national tournament. Despite an opening round loss in last week’s conference tournament, the Clippers earned an at-large berth into the USCAA Men’s Basketball National Championships, to be held March 6-10 on the Penn State Fayette campus in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

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Published on 01-Mar-12 12:50


Opening Party for New UMM Ice Rink on March 1

Opening Party for New UMM Ice Rink on March 1

MACHIAS, Maine – A new public outdoor ice skating rink at the University of Maine at Machias is set to open this week. An opening celebration is planned for 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 1.

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Published on 01-Mar-12 09:09


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