UMaine Machias in the News

A wide shot photo of campus from Torrey Hall with the FEMA sign to the right of the photo.

FEMA disaster recovery center opens in Machias for January storm support

FEMA has opened a disaster recovery center on the UMaine Machias campus in Torrey Hall for those needing assitance from the January 2024 storms. The center is currently open Monday through Friday from 8 AM – 6 PM. To seek assistance, please come by the center or apply online. News Center Maine has reported additional […]

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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 Aroostook Mental Health Services Inc.’s (AMHC)’s Sexual Assault Services and NextStep Domestic Violence Project, will hold events to raise awareness about sexual assault and prevention. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s 2024 theme, Building Connected Communities, “focuses on addressing social and […]

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An interior view of the Zillman Art museum

Zillman Art Museum featuring six new exhibits

The University of Maine’s Zillman Art Museum, located in downtown Bangor, opened six new exhibitions for the public on Jan. 19. The latest shows include works by Maine-based artists Richard Wilson and Linda Packard, a show curated by the museum’s yearlong curatorial intern from UMaine, Sarah Renee Ozlanski; and selections from the Museum’s permanent collection […]

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A head shot of Gerry Zegers outside, he is wearing a baseball cap.

Gerry Zegers, UMaine Machias’ animal DNA detective

Gerry Zegers, associate research professor of biology at the University of Maine at Machias, knows that a career in biology is about more than just working in a lab. Zegers uses his DNA analysis skills to help solve wildlife-related crimes — and he is teaching his students how to do the same. Zegers moved to […]

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