UMaine Machias in the News

Jeni Nganzobo receives her honor cord from UMaine and UMaine Machias President Ferrini-Mundy

’23 Graduate Jeni Nganzobo Prepares for a Career in Medicine

Jeni Nganzobo is taking a gap year while she prepares to take her MCAT (Medical College Admission Test). A 2023 graduate with a degree in Intergrative Biology and a Pre-Professional concentration, Jeni is applying her skills learned at UMaine Machias through a sponsored gap year program for Maine healthcare students at Northern Light Health. The […]

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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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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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Maine Senator Shenna Bellows, UMaine Machias student Kiesha Scott and JMG CEO Craig Larrabee at the luncheon. They are standing outside in front of a building, Kiesha is holdnig her certificate.

UMaine Machias junior receives the John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

Machias, Maine — Kiesha Scott of Islesboro, a junior majoring in elementary education, with an elementary education concentration and a minor in psychology at the University of Maine at Machias, is the recipient of a 2022 John Lewis Youth Leadership Award. Each year, a National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) member can award two […]

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A blue signs says: Merrill Library 40 University Drive wikhioni-wikuwam "bookhouse"

Bilingual building signage in Passamaquoddy and English now at UMaine Machias

Machias, Maine — New bilingual exterior building signs at University of Maine at Machias in English and Passamaquoddy have been installed on campus, reflecting the recognition of its location on Wabanaki land. The UMaine Machias signage is in keeping with UMaine’s exterior signage in English and Penobscot that was first installed in 2019. The new […]

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