Faculty art exhibit to open at UMM Art Gallery Feb. 12

Mixed media artwork by Bernie Vinzani

Faculty art exhibit to open at UMM Art Gallery Feb. 12

The Art Gallery at the University of Maine at Machias will exhibit the work of three visual arts faculty members from Feb. 12–April 1. Leslie Bowman, Bernie Vinzani and Audra Christie are featured in “UMM Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit”, showcasing the artists’ breadth of expertise in a variety of mediums, including handmade paper and collages, […]

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University of Maine at Machias announces fall 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Maine at Machias recognized 195 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 167 are from Maine, 22 are from 10 other states and six are from four countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List […]

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UMM campus food pantry awarded with funds from UCU

The University of Maine at Machias F.O.O.D. (Food, Opportunity, Outreach, Dignity) Club is one of eight campus food pantries to receive a donation from the University Credit Union (UCU) as part of its annual Ending Hunger on Campus in Maine campaign. UCU branch manager Cathy Philbrick presented an $800 donation to the club at UMM’s […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Spinney ’19

This month our alumni spotlight shines on Rachel Spinney, who graduated from the University of Maine at Machias in 2019 with a Bachelor of College Studies degree with a concentration in special education. Originally from Casco, Maine, Rachel currently lives in Land O’ Lakes, Florida, where she works as an EBD high school teacher at […]

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33rd Annual Groundhog Day Extravaganza set for Feb. 1

The University of Maine at Machias will host its 33rd Annual Family Groundhog Day Extravaganza on Saturday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The free public “Cabin Fever Follies”-style event, which will feature a variety of performances, from music to stand-up comedy, is kid-friendly and open to the community. For more information or to […]

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UMM to host annual MLK Day sing-along, Jan. 20

The University of Maine at Machias will host an informal gathering of music-making and reflection on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free public event will be held in Powers Hall, Room 201 from 2–4 p.m. An annual tradition at UMM since the 1980s, the Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Annual Community Holiday Party Dec. 19

The University of Maine at Machias will host its annual Community Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 4–6 p.m. in the Reynolds Center. Activities will include children’s games, an inflatable bounce house, live music, cookie decorating, and a card-making station for local nursing home residents. Treats and beverages will be provided. To help provide […]

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UMM filmmakers to be featured in University of Maine Film Festival

Two films produced by students at the University of Maine at Machias have been selected as finalists for the 2019 University of Maine Film Festival. “A Journey in Darkness Through Music” and “When the Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Fix Big Problems)” will be screened at the free public festival in Orono at UMaine’s Corbett […]

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UMM’s Town Chorus and Pop Band to perform Dec. 10 and 11

Community members and students at the University of Maine at Machias will present two nights of free public concerts at the Performing Arts Center in December. On Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., the Town Chorus will perform seasonal and holiday numbers, original compositions, and Franz Schubert’s Miriam’s Song of Triumph, Opus 136, featuring soprano […]

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‘Native American Culture Through Song’ presentation at UMM Nov. 25

Passamaquoddy tribal historic preservation officer Donald Soctomah and Passamaquoddy language teacher Dwayne Tomah will present “Native American Culture Through Song: World’s Oldest Wax Cylinder Recordings” at the University of Maine at Machias at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in Room 102 of the Science Building. They will play selections from a collection of historic field […]

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