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Information sessions announced for 2020 trip to Greece, Italy

The University of Maine at Machias will sponsor a 10-day guided tour of Greece and Italy in March 2020 and will hold two information sessions about the trip on Monday, Sept. 23 and Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6–7 p.m. in Torrey Hall, Room 221. The trip will be led by Kay Kimball, Deputy Vice Chancellor for […]

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UMaine, UMM announce special education collaboration

Starting this fall, undergraduate students majoring in education at the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias will be able to count certain 400-level courses toward a master’s degree in special education. The collaboration is part of a new 4+1 program that will allow UMaine and UMM students to earn both their bachelor’s […]

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September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month

The University of Maine at Machias Counseling Center will organize several events in September in recognition of National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month.  World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, Sept. 10 will be observed with an information table in Torrey Hall from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. In addition, all are encouraged to light candles in their […]

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UMM professor featured in report on land conservation in Downeast Maine

Tora Johnson, associate professor of Geographic Information Systems at the University of Maine at Machias, was featured in a recent article from the Island Institute about coastal land conservation in Downeast Maine. The article states that Johnson, a social scientist who is “often called on to provide local data”, has been part of a group […]

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Spring 2019 Dean’s List announced

The University of Maine at Machias recognized 198 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 178 are from Maine, 20 are from 11 other states and one student is from a country other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s […]

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Encore presentation of student documentary set for Aug. 15

The University of Maine at Machias will present an encore screening of the student documentary “When the Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Fix Big Problems)” on Thursday, Aug. 15, 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public; for more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact […]

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UMM leadership change announced

Andrew Egan, vice president for academic affairs and head of campus at the University of Maine at Machias (UMM), has announced his intention to step down, effective Aug. 15. Egan joined UMM, a regional campus of the University of Maine, on Aug. 13, 2018. Daniel Qualls, associate professor of education, will serve as interim vice […]

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Local media report on fisheries management conference at UMM

A two-day “State of the Science” conference focusing on ecosystem-based fisheries management, hosted by the University of Maine at Machias from June 17–18, was covered by several local media outlets. The Machias Valley News Observer, FOX 22, and Fishermen’s Voice all reported on the conference, which was the product of a collaborative partnership between the Maine Center for […]

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Archeological research at UMM gets a boost from anonymous donor

The University of Maine at Machias has received a gift of $12,500 from an anonymous donor that will help fund continuing efforts to research, record and archive petroglyph sites on Machias Bay, head of campus Andy Egan has announced. Machias Bay is home to one of the largest concentrations of petroglyphs on the Atlantic coast […]

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