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Keely Tibbetts, Evan Busch, and Rachael Smith each pose in front of the blueand white UMaine Machias crest

Three outstanding seniors honored at UMaine Machias commencement

Three outstanding seniors at the University of Maine at Machias were honored during the 112th commencement ceremony on May 5. Each year, the senior class chooses one student to receive the Ivy Orator award, which honors the enduring friendships, wisdom and knowledge graduates have gained and their hopes for the future. This year’s award winner […]

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Valedictorian Katie Leighton and Salutatorian Rachel Maker stand beside each other as they prepare to line up for commencement.

UMaine Machias held its 112th commencement May 5

The University of Maine at Machias welcomed students, family, faculty and staff to the 112th commencement at the Performing Arts Center on May 5 at 11 a.m. to watch 75 graduates receive their degrees. The ticketed event was livestreamed, with two additional viewing areas available on campus — Science 102 and the Reynolds Center conference […]

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UMaine Machias to hold its 112th commencement May 5

Machias, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias will welcome students, family, faculty and staff to the 112th commencement at the Performing Arts Center on May 5 at 11 a.m. to watch 75 graduates receive their degrees. The ticketed event will be livestreamed, with two additional viewing areas available on campus — Science 102 […]

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A rainbow of colors depict a group of people outlines. The words Sexual Assault Awareness cicle it in black. A teal ribbon is in the center of the circle.

UMaine Machias events planned for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month in April

Machias, Maine — In April, the University of Maine at Machias, in partnership with AMHC’s Sexual Assault Services and NextStep Domestic Violence Project, will hold events to raise awareness and prevention about sexual assault. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center‘s 2023 theme, Drawing Connections: Prevention Demands Equity, “calls on all individuals, communities, organizations, and institutions […]

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Leslie Bowman art exhibition at the University of Maine at Machias opens March 21

Machias, Maine — “Assessing the Situation,” an exhibition of large paintings and clay forms by Leslie Dale Bowman, opens March 21 at the University of Maine at Machias Art Gallery.  The works by Bowman, a UMaine Machias assistant professor, represent the natural world without the obvious representations found in her more well-known paintings from life. […]

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University of Maine at Machias announces fall 2022 Dean’s List

Machias, Maine — The University of Maine at Machias recognized 107 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2022 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 78 are from Maine, 25 are from 14 other states and four are from four countries other than the U.S. To be eligible for the […]

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Brian Beal works on the mud flats of Downeast Maine

Brian Beal: Supporting the local economy through research

Brian Beal is a Jonesport, Maine native, UMaine Machias professor, and director of research at Downeast Institute (DEI) on Beals Island, Maine. DEI is the Marine Science Field Station for the University of Maine at Machias. Recently, UMaine research has shared how Brian Beal and the team at DEI are helping Downeast Maine’s marine ecosystem. […]

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