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Spring Classes on UMA’s 2021-22 Academic Theme — Race and Social Justice

Do you want to learn more about race and social justice? Check out these spring classes. For more information, contact Sarah Hentges at and/or talk to your advisor to … Read More

DEI Council Fall Lecture – Doing DEI: A practical approach

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: A Practical Approach, will be presented by Dr. Anthony James, on Thursday, 10/21 from noon – 1:00 pm. The lecture will be held in the Farber … Read More

Honorable Donna Loring to provide Keynote Address at UMA Convocation

Honorable Donna Loring to provide Keynote Address at UMA Convocation September 17 virtual event will launch UMA’s theme for academic year – Race and Social Justice AUGUSTA–University of Maine at … Read More

Juneteenth – Our Nation’s Newest Federal Holiday

Juneteenth became our nation’s newest national holiday last week. Only a few days earlier, Governor Janet Mills signed a bill designating June 19 as a paid state holiday starting in … Read More

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

We celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan and to recognize the impact LGBTQ+ individuals have had on history. Pride Month is a time to … Read More

AFUM Social Justice Scholarships | 2021

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) Associated Faculties of the Universities of Maine, MEA/NEA (AFUM) Scholarship for Social Justice was established in February 2020 with an initial gift from … Read More

WICCD Annual Awards | 2021

Each academic year the WICCD award is given to a student, faculty, and staff member who each embody WICCD’s mission in their work—a commitment to women, gender, and sexuality while … Read More

AFUM Social Justice Scholarship Applications Open for 2021

Students can now apply for the UMA AFUM Social Justice Scholarship! For this inaugural year, we will be awarding two $300 scholarships. We have a short deadline for submissions. UMA … Read More

President Rebecca Wyke and the UMA DEI Council provide statement on recent racially motivated attack in Atlanta

UMA is saddened and horrified by the violent attacks in Atlanta this week.  We stand by our students, faculty, and staff of Asian heritage. You are an integral and valued … Read More

UMA Announces New Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

Recognizing diversity is an essential element of academic excellence, the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) is offering Equity and Inclusion scholarships to students whose academic achievement and varied experiences … Read More