Events

Thirteenth annual UMaine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium Oct. 12

The aging-in-place movement has heightened the imperative that living environments meet the diversity of needs of older residents. Innovative approaches to making the residential environments of older adults safe, healthy, affordable and personalized continue to challenge policymakers, planners and service providers alike. High-functioning housing communities are crucial to realizing the highest quality of life of […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming 2018 to be celebrated Oct. 26–28

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26–28. Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, and a field hockey game against University of Vermont at 3 p.m. Also on Friday is the Maine Heritage Lecture, given by Kathryn Olmstead at 4:15 […]

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2018 Highmoor Farm Fall Harvest Sale Oct. 10

Staff members from the University of Maine’s Highmoor Farm in Monmouth will be on campus Wednesday, Oct. 10 for the farm’s annual fall harvest sale. Several varieties of apples, pumpkins and squash will be available 10 a.m.–4 p.m. near Cyrus Pavilion Theatre. The rain date is Thursday, Oct. 11. A list of available apple varieties […]

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World Climate Interactive Negotiation Simulations to be held at Maine schools in October

University of Maine graduate students are partnering with schools across Maine to host World Climate Interactive Negotiation Simulation (WCS) activities. The simulation activity was developed by the nongovernmental organization Climate Interactive and involves a role play in which participants act as country delegates and work together to negotiate a global climate agreement. The simulation emulates […]

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Morning Ag Clips previews anniversary of Sustainable Agriculture Program

Morning Ag Clips reported the 30th anniversary of the University of Maine Sustainable Agriculture Program will be celebrated with a free barbecue and live music 3–7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14 at Rogers Farm in Old Town. Alumni and community partners connected to the program are expected to attend. UMaine began offering a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Jacobson to speak at Cape Cod gardening forum, The Enterprise reports

The Falmouth Enterprise reports George Jacobson, a professor emeritus of biology, ecology and climate change at the University of Maine, will speak at a fall gardening forum in Cape Cod. The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod will host the event at the Harwich Community Center in Harwich, Massachusetts from 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. […]

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