Community Outreach

the story wagon at homecoming 2018

Maine Folklife Center takes its Story Wagon on the road

“Stories are the heart and soul of a place, and a way to better understand people, places and issues,” according to Kreg Ettenger, an associate professor of anthropology and director of the Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine. “The Story Wagon continues the longstanding mission of the Maine Folklife Center to document the […]

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CMJ students performing Performing ME, Performing us

CMJ students, “Performing ME, Performing Us” starts a conversation

Communication and Journalism students put on a show this past week entitled “Performing ME, Performing us” as a part of their Narrative, Performance, and Social Change course. Students spoke with immigrants and collected stories, many of them who were in attendance on the night of the performance. Telling and re-telling these immigrant stories, they felt, was […]

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Physics students spelling out physics on the ground

Physics student organization wins national award

This month the University of Maine undergraduate Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter was named an Outstanding Chapter for 2016-2017. The SPS Outstanding Chapter Award is the highest level of distinction given to chapters, with less than 10% of chapters honored annually. The UMaine SPS chapter strives to enable it’s members to become engaged leaders […]

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Howard Segal to give Maine Heritage Lecture, Oct. 23

The transformation of UMaine from a traditional land-grant school to the flagship campus of the University of Maine System is the subject of the annual Maine Heritage Lecture on Monday, Oct. 23. Howard Segal, professor of history, will speak on “Becoming Modern: The Transformation of the University of Maine, 1965-2015,” beginning at 4:30 p.m. with […]

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marching band

CLAS Kicks Off 2017 Homecoming with a Thursday Reception

Homecoming provides a weekend of fun, food, entertainment, and reconnecting for UMaine alumni and their families and friends. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is honored to welcome our alumni. A number of events are scheduled to showcase the College’s diversity of programs and outstanding facilities. To kick-off the weekend, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences […]

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Linda and Clement McGillicuddy visit the McGillicuddy Humanities Center

On Friday, September 22, the University of Maine’s Humanities Center was officially dedicated the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was honored to welcome Linda and Clement for the unveiling of the new sign and for a tour of the newly renovated McGillicuddy Humanities Center and Maine Folk […]

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Art Education students collaborate with Maine-Wabanaki REACH for Maine Day event

The University of Maine Art Education Community Outreach are partnering with Maine-Wabanaki REACH to create an interactive storytelling event for UMaine’s annual Maine Day festivities. Art Education students have been busy this semester designing and constructing an interactive map of Maine that will be the centerpiece of an exploration of events in the shared history […]

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Middle School Girls Explore the VEMI Lab

On Thursday, March 16, over 500 middle school girls visited the UMaine campus for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ annual Expanding Your Horizons day. Expanding Your Horizons is a one-day conference focused on providing middle school girls with opportunities to connect with women who are in under-represented career fields including science, engineering, mathematics […]

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