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Spring Registration Info Center

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

Registration begins November 7th Wish Lists Open Now Creating a “wish list” in MaineStreet is a way to electronically save your class choices so that it is quick and easy to register for classes when registration opens. When you add classes to your wish list, you simply need to select and click on “enroll” when… Read more »

UMA to Host Kennebec County Sheriff’s Debate on October 24

Posted on: October 17th, 2016

Augusta, Maine – The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) will host a debate between the candidates for Kennebec County Sheriff. The debate between Ryan Reardon (D) and Ken Mason (I), will take place October 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Jewett Hall Auditorium on the UMA campus, 46 University Drive, Augusta. Sharon… Read more »

‘The Cuba that I found wasn’t about politics’

Posted on: October 4th, 2016

As a child in Madison, Wisconsin, Meghan Schultz wasn’t fond of Cuba. By extension, she wasn’t fond of the Cuban people. To her, Cuba was Fidel Castro, cigar chomping communist, antagonist of John F. Kennedy. Fidel stood in opposition to everything that Meghan was learning is good, rightand American. She learned about the Cuban Missile… Read more »

UMA to Offer Maine’s First Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) Course in University Setting, Potential to Spark Statewide Growth

Posted on: September 30th, 2016

For more information call: 207.621.3185 Augusta, Maine – Is Maine poised to become the training hub for an ever expanding $82 billion industry with business, first responder, and military applications? It will when plans unfolding at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) take shape. The first step is already in place. President James F…. Read more »

UMA Spring’17 Study Abroad: photoCUBA

Posted on: September 29th, 2016

Learn More at Have you ever wanted a travel/cultural experience? Consider yourself a photo hobbyist and want to know more? Take UMA’s new spring ’17 course photoCUBA integrating Photography+Sociology This 6 credit integrated online/onsite/travel course module to be offered in the Spring 2017, gives students an opportunity to study two disciplines, each with a… Read more »

Danforth Gallery at UMA to Host Panel Discussion on Art and Climate Change, October 20

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

Augusta, Maine – The Charles Danforth Gallery at the University of Maine at August (UMA) will host a panel discussion as part of the current exhibition, [stillness] by Susan Bickford currently on view until October 27. On Thursday, October 20 a panel discussion entitled “Leaving a Trace: Art + Climate Change,” will be held in… Read more »

UMA to Host Climate Change Forum on October 30 at 2 p.m.

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

Climate Change: How Will Maine Cope? Augusta, Maine – What steps can be taken to slow the advance of climate change? This and other questions about climate change will be addressed during a University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) forum. Sponsored by the UMA College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College and moderated by… Read more »

UMA to Host Project Login Network Event on Thursday, September 29

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

Augusta, Maine – Businesses and others in need of Information Technology (IT) help will soon participate in an annual event at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). The Project Login Networking Event will take place on Thursday, September 29 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge, Robinson Hall on the campus… Read more »

Please join the UMA Zero Waste Challenge Photo

Posted on: September 19th, 2016

This Thursday, September 22, the Portland Press Herald will be sending a photographer to photograph a group of UMA faculty and staff who are attempting the zero-waste challenge. Please consider joining us if you are available — it’d be great to congregate a large group. We’re meeting in the RSC Fireside Lounge at 10:30 and… Read more »

President Conneely’s Convocation Address

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

I would like to welcome you to the 2016-2017 academic year. A special welcome also to our Rising Scholars, each of whom has been nominated for recognition by a member of the faculty or staff. During this program Colin Woodward, State and National Affairs Writer for the Portland Press Herald and the Maine Sunday Telegram,… Read more »

Fiddle-icious to Perform at Cony High School on October 16

Posted on: September 16th, 2016

Augusta, Maine – Fiddle-icious will offer a performance on Sunday, October 16 at 2 p.m. in Viles Auditorium at Cony High School, 60 Pierce Drive in Augusta. The performance is part of the “Concerts at Jewett” Series sponsored by the University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts (UMA) and Sciences and UMA Senior College…. Read more »

Mostly Maine Composers Concert – Featuring UMA Professor Rick Nelson

Posted on: September 9th, 2016

Mostly Maine Composers Concert Featuring a work for flute and harp by UMA Professor of Music Richard Nelson D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano Peter H. Bloom, flute, alto flute, bass flute and piccolo Thomas Hill, clarinet Mary Jane Rupert, piano and harp Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm University of Maine Augusta Jewett Auditorium 46 University… Read more »

Upcoming Exhibit at the Klahr Center to Focus on the 14th Amendment

Posted on: September 7th, 2016

The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine [HHRC], in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Art Association, is proud to announce “Equal Protection of the Laws”, an exhibition featuring the work of 17 Maine artists inspired by the rights granted by the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. “Equal Protection of the Laws” will be open to… Read more »

New Media Installation, (stillness), now open at the Danforth Gallery

Posted on: September 7th, 2016

Susan Bickford’s New Media Installation, [stillness], on view at UMA’s Danforth Gallery, reception September 29, from 4:00 – 6:00. (stillness), an immersive projected installation with five simultaneous videos by artist Susan Bickford is currently on display at UMA’s Danforth Gallery through October 27th. Combining the natural phenomenon of the reversing falls in Sheepscot Village with… Read more »

Forum on the Future: “Elections 2016 – Significance for Maine’s People”

Posted on: August 31st, 2016

“Elections 2016 – Significance for Maine’s People” is the title of a forum to be held at the University of Maine at Augusta on Sunday September 18, 2016. The forum will start at 2:00 PM in Jewett Auditorium. The speakers will be two well-known analysts and scholars of politics: Sandy Maisel, professor and Chair of… Read more »

UMA Psychology Professor Kati Corlew Publishes Book of Poetry

Posted on: August 12th, 2016

University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) Assistant Professor of Psychology Laura Kate “Kati” Corlew recently published a book called, Finally, a Song from Silence (poetry from when I was young). A selection of writings from before she was a psychologist, a researcher, and a professor, Corlew blends developmental psychology with personal experience to reflect on a… Read more »

UMA Senior College 14th Season of “Concerts at Jewett”

Posted on: August 10th, 2016

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College announce the 2016-2017 concert schedule for the 14th season of “Concerts at Jewett” held at UMA’s Jewett Hall Auditorium. The series, sponsored by local businesses and private contributions, features talented Maine performers representing a variety of musical forms.  Profits… Read more »

UMA Awarded “Second Chance Pell” Opportunity for its prison education program from U.S. Department of Education

Posted on: July 27th, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) has been selected to participate in the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program. The program provides Pell grants to students in a limited number of state and federal prisons and is expected to help improve the chances of successful and productive… Read more »

Inspiring and Unexpected, Maine State Prison Graduation Defies Expectations

Posted on: July 26th, 2016

They did not have internet access.  They were allowed a pencil, their desire to learn and access to professors from the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). Through the entire process, which for some inmates took close to a decade from start to finish, they weathered the daily trials that come from both the stigmatization… Read more »

UMA Ranked a Best Online University by College Choice

Posted on: July 20th, 2016

President James Conneely announced that the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) has been named one of the “Best Online Colleges and Universities” in a 2016 ranking by College Choice. “More than 40 percent of our students take classes online,” said UMA President James Conneely. “It’s a priority that we ensure they have a quality… Read more »

UMA Aviation Program Thrives, Considers Next Steps

Posted on: July 18th, 2016

Augusta, Maine – From his corner desk overlooking a large classroom equipped with computers and a Redbird FMX flight trainer (flight simulator), Greg Jolda reviewed the first four-years of the aviation program at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). A 20-year veteran pilot in the United States Air Force with over 3,000 military flight… Read more »

Mark Tardif Named Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Public Affairs

Posted on: July 13th, 2016

University of Maine at August (UMA) President James Conneely has named Mark Tardif as Executive Director of Strategic Marketing and Public Affairs. In his new position Tardif will oversee the Office of Public Affairs, which includes all UMA efforts in the fields of community relations, public relations / marketing, social media, internal / external communications… Read more »

President Conneely’s WGAN Radio Interview

Posted on: July 1st, 2016

President Conneely recently did an interview on WGAN’s Morning show. He spoke about UMA’s statewide mission in serving adult & non-traditional learners as well as the importance of serving Maine as part of the University of Maine System’s One University initiative. WGAN Interview »

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