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Higher Education Foundation Awards Scholarship to Kelsey Porter

Higher Education Foundation Awards Scholarship to Kelsey Porter

MACHIAS, Maine – The trustees of the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (MeHEAF) are pleased to announce the awarding of a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Kelsey Porter, a business and entrepreneurial studies major at the University of Maine at Machias. She is a graduate of Jonesport-Beals High School.

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Published on 29-Nov-12 13:54


Registration Deadline Nears for UMM's Spring Trip to Italy

Registration Deadline Nears for UMM's Spring Trip to Italy

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias is planning a nine-day excursion to Italy in the spring of 2013 for both UMM students and interested community members. The deadline to register for the trip is December 15. English Professor Gerard NeCastro is organizing the trip, which will run March 30 – April 7, and will include tours of Florence, Rome, Venice, and Pisa.

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Published on 29-Nov-12 13:49


Open Registration for Spring 2013 Courses

Open Registration for Spring 2013 Courses

Whether you are a recent high school graduate, want to finish the college education you put on hold, are interested in exploring your interests, or want to become more competitive in the job market by learning new skills, the University of Maine at Machias has the classes and programs you need to achieve your goals. Registration for spring 2013 courses at UMM is currently open to the general public. More than 280 courses are being offered during the spring semester, including more than 50 delivered entirely online.

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Published on 21-Nov-12 08:32


Innovation Engineering Course Offered for Spring

Innovation Engineering Course Offered for Spring

MACHIAS, Maine – As part of a statewide initiative to build innovation and entrepreneurship in Maine, the University of Maine at Machias is offering a course on Innovation Engineering during the spring 2013 semester. Registration for the course is now open to both current students and community members.

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Published on 19-Nov-12 11:21


Maine's Seabirds the Focus of Upcoming Talk at UMM

Maine's Seabirds the Focus of Upcoming Talk at UMM

MACHIAS, Maine – The Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands will give a presentation at 4 p.m. on Monday, November 26 at the University of Maine at Machias. Stephanie Martin, programs coordinator for the Friends of Maine’s Seabird Islands, will provide an overview of the group’s coastal wildlife refuge, seabird management programs, and recent research efforts to document seabird foraging areas in the Gulf of Maine.

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Published on 16-Nov-12 16:33


Ukulele Master Lil' Rev to Perform at UMM on November 16

Ukulele Master Lil' Rev to Perform at UMM on November 16

MACHIAS, Maine – Ukulele master Lil’ Rev will bring his award-willing talent to the University of Maine at Machias at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 16 as the last act in the Off the Edge of the Sea music series. The series has featured concerts and learning engagements in the performing arts during November.

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Published on 13-Nov-12 08:44


"The Nutcracker" Returns to Machias on November 17

MACHIAS, Maine – The Robinson Ballet Company of Bangor will bring Tchaikovsky’s beloved holiday classic, The Nutcracker to Downeast Maine with a pair of performances on Saturday, November 17 at the University of Maine at Machias. The enchanting presentations will be offered at UMM’s Performing Arts Center, with performances at 3 and 7 p.m.

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Published on 06-Nov-12 08:14


Maine Writers Series to Host Poets Brown and Lawson on Nov. 13

Maine Writers Series to Host Poets Brown and Lawson on Nov. 13

MACHIAS, Maine – The Maine Writers Series at the University of Maine at Machias will host poets Michael Brown and Valerie Lawson for a reading at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13. Brown and Lawson are known for promoting the poetry slam, a competition in which authors read or recite original works.

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Published on 06-Nov-12 08:10


Documentary on North Korea to be Shown at UMM Nov. 9

Documentary on North Korea to be Shown at UMM Nov. 9

MACHIAS, Maine – Representatives from the organization Liberty in North Korea will present a documentary film at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, November 9 at the University of Maine at Machias. The presentation, sponsored by UMM Student Senate, will focus on the atrocities against human rights in North Korea.

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Published on 06-Nov-12 08:03


Passamaquoddy Basketmaker to be Honored at UMM During Native American Meal

Passamaquoddy Basketmaker to be Honored at UMM During Native American Meal

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias Diversity Committee and Aramark will host a luncheon celebration of Native American heritage and history from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 at Kilburn Commons. Passamaquoddy basketmaker Molly Neptune Parker, the recipient of a 2012 Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts, will be recognized during the event.

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Published on 29-Oct-12 09:57


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