Outreach

Garland speaks about Rogers Farm Fall Field Day on WABI

Kate Garland, a horticulturist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, visited the studio of WABI (Channel 5) to talk about Fall Field Day at Rogers Farm Demonstration Garden in Old Town. UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will celebrate the growing season during the event from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. The field day […]

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Annual Hispanic Heritage Lecture Series to begin Sept. 15

The University of Maine and CHISPA Centro Hispano will host the ninth annual Hispanic Heritage Lecture Series throughout September and October. All lectures will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 15 at UMaine’s Arthur St. John Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, Room 165. The events are free and open to the public and include […]

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Fogler Library offering Family Night throughout fall semester

The University of Maine’s Fogler Library will host Family Night from 6–7 p.m. Wednesdays throughout the fall semester. During this time, families are encouraged to explore the stacks of the Learning Materials Collection on the second floor. Librarians Amber Gray and Grace Liu will be available to help find books and recommend titles. Children of […]

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BDN previews Collins Center for the Arts season, opening gala

The Bangor Daily News advanced the 2016–2017 season of the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. The season is slated to feature everything from Broadway musicals to chamber music to world-class dance, comedy and more, according to the article. The season kicks off with the CCA’s annual gala featuring “The Capitol […]

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UMMA to offer new trivia program, Maine Edge reports

The Maine Edge reported the University of Maine Museum of Art will kick off a new programming series aimed at bringing people to the museum to test their knowledge. “BrainyArt,” will begin 6–8 p.m. Sept. 8 at UMMA in downtown Bangor. The event is for adults 21 and older, and the suggested donation is $5. […]

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Boothbay Register reports on Master Gardener Volunteer program

Boothbay Register reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteer program for Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties will be held on Thursday afternoons, Nov. 3 to Dec. 8 and March 23 to May 11. The 45-hour program offers research-based information from UMaine Extension specialists and industry experts, according to the article. Core classes […]

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Retired diplomat to discuss implications of Russian aggression in Black Sea

A recently retired American diplomat will discuss Europe’s increasingly dangerous security environment at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the McIntire Room of the Buchanan Alumni House at the University of Maine. Ambassador Lawrence Butler, who served 37 years as a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, will address Russian aggression in the Black […]

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Sun Journal interviews Capitol Steps writer ahead of CCA show

The Sun Journal spoke with a longtime writer for Capitol Steps, a comedy troupe that performs current-event satire, ahead of the group’s University of Maine performance. The group will perform Sept. 16 at Kents Hill School in Kents Hill and Sept. 17 at the Collins Center for the Arts at UMaine. The CCA performance will […]

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Lincoln County News advances DMC talk by author, biology professor

The Lincoln County News reported Jim Estes, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will present a brown bag seminar at noon Sept. 8 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. Estes’ talk, “Adventures in nature and the pathways to ecological understanding,” will feature excerpts from his […]

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