Two Longtime UMM Faculty Members Have Passed Away

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We are saddened to learn of the recent deaths of two longtime UMM faculty members, Frances Robinson and Milton Fuller. Our thoughts and hearts are with their families. See links for more information.   Milton Fuller: Fran Robinson:

New Scholarship Program is BIG NEWS!

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UMM is so excited to announce a new scholarship program for Maine students. UMM (and three other campuses in the UMaine system) will provide additional support to cover all tuition and fees for Pell-eligible students who are full-time and who maintain a … Read More

UMM Marine Biology Students Make News

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Senior Rory Morgan is featured in the Bangor Daily News in their role as a SEA Fellow who presented results of their field research on Arctic surf clams conducted at the Downeast Institute. Rory participated a statewide symposium attended by … Read More

UMM Faculty (Literally) Guide The Way!

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Congrats to Karen Beeftink and Mark Douglas for earning their Maine Guide licenses! Both are professors of Environmental Recreation here at UMM. Karen is now a licensed Maine Guide in recreation and sea kayaking, and Mark’s license is in recreation. … Read More

UMM To Hold 106th Commencement

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University of Maine at Machias to Hold 106th Annual Commencement MACHIAS, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias will hold its 106th Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13 in the Reynolds Center gymnasium. Eighty nine students will … Read More

UMM and WCCC Enter Into Landmark Collaboration

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MACHIAS, Maine — The Presidents of the University of Maine at Machias and Washington County Community College signed a landmark agreement Thursday afternoon which will insure that WCCC graduates, once they have achieved their associate degrees, are guaranteed admission to … Read More

DEI Awarded $1.8 Million to Continue Expansion

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  The Harold Alfond Foundation has made a $1.8 million gift to support the expansion of the Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education in the Washington County town of Beals.  The announcement was made by the Foundation’s Chairman, … Read More

UMM Athletic Positions Available

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University of Maine at Machias Athletics is currently searching for a Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, and Head Women’s Volleyball Coach. Successful candidates for each position should have at least two years of coaching experience in their … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Adams

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The University of Maine at Machias Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Anna Adams of Rockland, a 2011 graduate of the Recreation Management Program. Anna is originally from Mariaville, Maine, and is currently the Community Outreach and Events Coordinator for … Read More

Haunted Forest Returns to UMM

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The University of Maine at Machias is hosting its annual Haunted Forest on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27 and 28. The event is sponsored by Dr. Karen Beeftink’s students in UMM’s Environment, Recreation and Tourism Management Program. There will be … Read More

UMM to Host Legislative Forum

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The University of Maine at Machias will hold its 2016 Washington County Legislative Candidates Forum at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in Science 102. Confirmed attendees include Senate candidates Rock Alley (D) and Joyce Maker (R), and House candidates Will … Read More

UMM Maine Policy Scholar Announced

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This year’s Maine Policy Scholar from the University of Maine at Machias is Alyssa De Silva,  who is researching the impact of the decline of the bee population on Washington County agricultural industries, such as blueberries and cranberries. UMM Professor … Read More

Coral Propagation at UMM Huge Success

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In the cool, daylight basement of the Science Building on the University of Maine at Machias campus, a dozen research aquariums are bubbling away, tended carefully by senior student Clair Aldrich and Biology Professor Dr. Gayle Kraus. The salt-water tanks … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Tim Caverly

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Today’s Alumni Spotlight shines on Tim Caverly of Millinocket, a 1972 UMM graduate with from the education program. Tim is currently a Maine author of seven books on the Maine outdoors, after serving more than three decades as a Maine … Read More

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016

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Friday, September 16, 2016 Maine-Themed Dinner 4:00pm-6:00pm | Kilburn Commons Opportunities for Alumni networking $9.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 8 UMM students can use their meal plan Reynolds Center Fun & Welcome 6:00pm-7:30pm Student Clubs & Organizations will … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Destiny Cook, ‘95

This week’s UMM Alumni Spotlight shines on Destiny Cook, formerly of Brewer and now of Gorham, who is a 1995 Recreation Management graduate. She is currently a district manager for Arbonne, International. Tell us a little bit about what you … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Winglass, ‘13

This week’s Alumni Spotlight shines on Jonathan Winglass, a 2013 UMM graduate with a degree in Recreation and Tourism Management. From New Hampshire, Jonathan now lives in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and works for the U.S. Department of Defense. His position … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Beckwith, ‘12

The UMM Alumni Spotlight shines this week on Katie Beckwith, formerly of Van Buren, Maine, now living in Quito, Ecuador. Katie is a 2010 UMM graduate with a degree in  Environmental Recreation and Tourism. She is now the Business Development … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Katie Hackley, ‘12

The Alumni Spotlight this week shines on Katie Hackley of Avalon, California, a 2012 graduate of UMM with a degree in Marine Biology and Secondary Science Teaching Certification. a native of Connecticut, Katie is a Marine Science Instructor on Catalina … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Sterlynn Clendenin, ‘06

Today’s UMM Alumni Spotlight shines on Sterlynn Clendenin of Colorado Springs, Colorado. A native of Palm Coast, Florida, Sterlynn graduated from UMM in 2006 with a degree in Recreational Management. She is currently the University Events Specialist for the University … Read More