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Students, community enhance gardens at Old Town Elementary School

The grounds at Old Town Elementary School grew a bit lusher this spring when the University of Maine teamed up with members of the local community to build raised garden beds The garden expansion and improvement project was led by four UMaine sustainable agriculture seniors, Emma Sanchi, Gradeigh Cameron, Ben Nelson, and Matt Derrah, for their capstone […]

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UMaine Forestry Camp under way

Students from the University of Maine School of Forest Resources are starting their summer with a two-week foray into the Maine woods. As part of the annual Forestry Camp, they will hone skills essential to professional foresters, including forest inventory and operations, wood quality evaluation, recreation management, field navigation, and documenting wildlife. “This is a […]

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UMaine’s largest incoming class expected this fall, AP reports

The Associated Press and Maine Public reported the University of Maine expects to welcome the largest incoming class in its history this fall. UMaine officials said the number of new students confirmed for admission by the May 1 deadline is 2,512, which is up from 2,457 last year. UMaine’s largest-ever incoming class of 2,230 students […]

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Smith’s gene research wins at symposium

Sarai Smith, a third-year microbiology and biochemistry double major in the University of Maine Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences and the Honors College took the top undergraduate presentation title at the University of Maine Student Symposium. Smith, of Amesbury, Massachusets, competed alongside over 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students at the public showcase of UMaine student research […]

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Focused on Food Waste

Fourth-year UMaine Food Science and Human Nutrition major Olivia Conrad took the first place award in the 2017 Sustainability & Water Conference Undergraduate Poster Competition. Her poster, titled “Objective analysis of the physical and microbial quality changes that occur in packaged baby spinach when stored past the best-by date,” was the result of a research […]

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UMaine Students Compete in North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge

Visalia, Calif.– Four students from the University of Maine competed in the 16th Annual North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge® (NAIDC) this spring in Visalia, California. The event drew 230 students from 37 colleges across the U.S. and Canada. The Dairy Challenge is a unique, real-world experience where students work as a team and apply their […]

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College names its 2017 Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Students

The University of Maine’s College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture has named its Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Students for 2017. They include: Afton Hupper, The Frank B. and Charles S. Bickford Memorial Prize Afton Hupper of St. George, Maine is an Honors student majoring in ecology and environmental sciences, with a concentration in sustainability, environmental […]

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2017 UMaine Student Symposium to feature research and creative activity

The research and creative activities of more than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students will be showcased at the second annual University of Maine Student Symposium April 24 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The free public event will be held from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. and is organized by UMaine Graduate Student Government and the […]

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