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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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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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UMM to host Veterans Day Luncheon, Nov. 13

In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Maine at Machias will welcome military veterans and their loved ones to a free luncheon in the Reynolds Center conference room on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.  For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Jo-Ellen Scribner at 207.255.1228. A full program of reflection […]

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UMM to host ‘Recovery Boys’ film screening and discussion

The University of Maine at Machias will host a free public screening of a documentary film about recovery from opioid addiction on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 5:30–8 p.m., in Room 102 of the Science Building. The film screening, sponsored by Points North Institute in partnership with Healthy Acadia, Community Caring Collaborative, Downeast Recovery Support Center and […]

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‘Neurodiversity on Campus’ workshop set for Nov. 7

“Neurodiversity on Campus” will be the topic of a free public workshop at the University of Maine at Machias on Thursday, Nov. 7. Associate professor of psychology Meghan Duff will present a lecture and facilitate a discussion from 6–7 p.m. in Torrey Hall, Room 230. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact […]

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