Career Services launches new radio show on WUMM

Career Services launches new radio show on WUMM

The University of Maine at Machias Career and Alumni Relations Center will air the inaugural episode of its new weekly radio interview show, Engaged Clipper Chatroom, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 on WUMM Radio. Jo-Ellen Scribner, director of career services at UMM, will use the weekly radio slot to interview alumni and employers from […]

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Merrill Library participates in Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program

Merrill Library at the University of Maine at Machias is one of 68 libraries participating in a new pilot program that will expand members’ access to library materials throughout the state. Launched Sept. 16, the Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program will allow members of any participating library to use their regular library card to borrow materials […]

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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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