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UMM Students Pitch New Sign Concepts to Maine Island Trail Association

UMM Students Pitch New Sign Concepts to Maine Island Trail Association

MACHIAS, Maine – When the Maine Island Trail Association (MITA) decided that their more than 100 island campsite signs needed an overhaul, they turned to students in the Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management program at the University of Maine at Machias for help.

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Published on 09-Apr-13 14:55


UMM Presents Maine Lumber Industry Documentary “In the Blood” on April 12

UMM Presents Maine Lumber Industry Documentary “In the Blood” on April 12

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will show the documentary film “In the Blood” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12 in the Performing Arts Center.

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Published on 08-Apr-13 11:11


Chris Crittenden to Read Poetry at UMM on April 9

Chris Crittenden to Read Poetry at UMM on April 9

MACHIAS, Maine – Chris Crittenden, poet and instructor of ethics, will read from his new book, Jugularity, at the University of Maine at Machias on Tuesday, April 9. The reading will take place in the Book Arts Studio at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

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Published on 01-Apr-13 09:00


UMM Reduces Carbon Emissions by 44% in Seven Years

UMM Reduces Carbon Emissions by 44% in Seven Years

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias’ commitment to being a more energy efficient campus has had a positive impact on its carbon footprint over the past seven years. A recent report by the University of Maine System shows that UMM reduced its greenhouse gas emissions from heating and electricity by 44% between 2006 and 2012, the largest reduction among the seven UMS campuses over the same period.

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Published on 26-Mar-13 11:26


Tenure Approved for Two UMM Faculty Members

Tenure Approved for Two UMM Faculty Members

MACHIAS, Maine – At their March 18th meeting, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure for two University of Maine at Machias faculty members, Meghan Duff and Andrea Ednie.

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Published on 22-Mar-13 14:47


UMM Students Plan 2nd Annual Machias Valley Run for April 28

UMM Students Plan 2nd Annual Machias Valley Run for April 28

MACHIAS, Maine – Students in the Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management program at the University of Maine at Machias have been busy planning the second annual Machias Valley Run, which includes several road races for adults and youth. The event, to be held Sunday, April 28, will feature a half marathon, 5k, and one-mile fun run.

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Published on 22-Mar-13 10:19


UMM Psychology and Community Studies Program to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

UMM Psychology and Community Studies Program to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

MACHIAS, Maine – For 25 years, helping people has been a hallmark of the Psychology and Community Studies program at the University of Maine at Machias. Unique service-learning opportunities and strong ties with the community have given students a meaningful educational experience.

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Published on 18-Mar-13 14:14


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 2013 Juried Student Art Show. The selected works will be displayed April 8–24 in the UMM Art Galleries. Deadline to enter is Wednesday, March 27.

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Published on 18-Mar-13 13:41


UMM Gardens Receive Boost from

UMM Gardens Receive Boost from "Sow it Forward" Grant

The organic gardens at the University of Maine at Machias have received a boost from Kitchen Gardeners International's Sow it Forward Food Gardens Grant program to expand production. UMM is one of just 80 projects funded from nearly 1,000 applications. Selected projects will receive seeds, books, money for gardening equipment, and a subscription to Kitchen Gardeners International's online interactive garden planner.

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Published on 12-Mar-13 11:47


$100K Grant Awarded to UMM Professor for Shellfish Research

$100K Grant Awarded to UMM Professor for Shellfish Research

MACHIAS, Maine – Dr. Brian Beal, a marine ecology professor at the University of Maine at Machias, has received a $100,000 grant from the Maine Economic Improvement Fund Small Campus Initiative to support shellfish research.

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Published on 12-Mar-13 09:45


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