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Classes of 1961 & 1962 Honored at Alumni Lobster Feed

Classes of 1961 & 1962 Honored at Alumni Lobster Feed

MACHIAS, Maine – The Mac Sennett Lobster Feed and Alumni Reunion was held Saturday, August 18, at the University of Maine at Machias. More than 80 UMM alumni, staff, faculty, and other friends and family gathered to reconnect and enjoy a Downeast Maine meal of lobsters and clams.

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Published on 06-Sep-12 14:54


UMM to Hold Constitution Day Forum Sept. 17

UMM to Hold Constitution Day Forum Sept. 17

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will hold its annual Constitution Day Forum at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 17 in the Portside room of Kimball Hall.

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Published on 31-Aug-12 08:52


UMM Announces Fall Speakers on Precautionary Principle

UMM Announces Fall Speakers on Precautionary Principle

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias will host several speakers this fall on the Precautionary Principle, a prescription for policy and process in areas of risk and uncertainty, including climate change, public health, and national security policy.

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Published on 20-Aug-12 09:00


Making the Grade: UMM Program Provides Training for Service Dogs and their Owners

Making the Grade: UMM Program Provides Training for Service Dogs and their Owners

MACHIAS, Maine – This summer, the University of Maine at Machias ran a unique program to help disabled individuals train their pet dogs to be service animals. The program, made possible through a grant from the Maine Charity Fund, provided training in obedience, public access, and specific tasks for nine dogs and their owners.

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Published on 13-Aug-12 09:31


Immersed in the Sea: UMM's Unique MESSY Camp Provides Hands-on Marine Experiences

Immersed in the Sea: UMM's Unique MESSY Camp Provides Hands-on Marine Experiences

MACHIAS, Maine – On a Downeast pier, six teens are laying in a row on their bellies, faces so close to the water that occasionally their noses get wet. Their arms reach into the salt water, feeling for marine life: sea squirts, anemones, barnacles. “Do you see those strands that look like fuzzy seaweed?” an instructor asks. “Those are actually animals.”

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Published on 09-Aug-12 08:28


UMM Hires Assistant Professor of Plant Biology

UMM Hires Assistant Professor of Plant Biology

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias has announced that Dr. Eric Jones of Tallahassee, Florida, has been hired as an assistant professor of plant biology.

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Published on 02-Aug-12 10:27


UMM Named to Colleges of Distinction List

UMM Named to Colleges of Distinction List

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias has been named a 2012–13 College of Distinction for providing students with the highest level of undergraduate education. UMM joins just three other schools in Maine to be honored with this recognition.

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Published on 02-Aug-12 09:47


Longtime Employees Frey and Lewis Retire from UMM

Longtime Employees Frey and Lewis Retire from UMM

MACHIAS, Maine – Two members of the University of Maine at Machias’ faculty and staff have retired after a combined 55 years of service to the institution. The month of June marked the departure of longtime UMM employees Brenda Frey, career development coordinator, and Alan Lewis, professor of ecology.

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Published on 19-Jul-12 15:29


Poet Kirstin Hotelling Zona to Read at UMM on August 1

Poet Kirstin Hotelling Zona to Read at UMM on August 1

MACHIAS, Maine – The Maine Writers Series at the University of Maine at Machias will host a poetry reading by Kirstin Hotelling Zona at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1. The reading will take place in the UMM Art Galleries, located in Powers Hall.

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Published on 18-Jul-12 14:10


UMM Board of Visitors Elects Officers, Appoints New Members

UMM Board of Visitors Elects Officers, Appoints New Members

MACHIAS, Maine – The University of Maine at Machias Board of Visitors recently elected officers, welcomed four new members, and recognized the service of two members who completed their terms at the Board’s annual meeting in June.

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Published on 06-Jul-12 11:53


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