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UMaine’s 214th Commencement set for May 14

The 214th Commencement at the University of Maine will be held May 14 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement, held in two ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., is one of the largest graduation events in the state, with more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students, including over 40 doctoral degree […]

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Tips for attending UMaine’s 214th Commencement ceremonies

The University of Maine’s 2016 Commencement is May 14, with ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Alfond Sports Arena. Motorists in the Orono area will encounter heavier traffic than usual throughout much of the day. Guests attending the Commencement ceremonies should build in extra travel time due to possible road construction delays in […]

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Augusta native named Outstanding Graduating Student, centralmaine.com reports

Centralmaine.com published a University of Maine news release announcing Jade McGuire, of Augusta, was recently named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Education and Human Development. McGuire, an honors student majoring in elementary education, with a concentration in mathematics, will receive a bachelor’s degree with high honors at UMaine’s 214th Commencement May 14. […]

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Meet UMaine’s 2016 Outstanding Graduating Students

Eleven undergraduates have been named 2016 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Among them is Connor Smart, the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Maine Business School, and the 2016 salutatorian. The Outstanding Graduating Students will receive their degrees at UMaine’s 214th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 14. The other Outstanding Graduating […]

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2016 Student Research Symposium April 27

The research of more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students will be highlighted in a daylong symposium April 27 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The 2016 UMaine Student Research Symposium will be held from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. The free public event is sponsored by UMaine Graduate Student Government and the Center for Undergraduate […]

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UMaine’s 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Nicholas Fried of Millerstown, Pennsylvania, is the 2016 University of Maine valedictorian and Connor Smart of Lincoln, Maine, is the salutatorian. The honors students will receive their degrees at UMaine’s 214th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 14. Fried majored in animal and veterinary sciences, with a minor in chemistry. This fall, he will […]

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Play, programs focus on challenges Iranian women face

The University of Maine will host several public programs centered around a free performance of a play that offers historical and contemporary insight into the plight of women in Iran. “The Poets and the Assassin” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7 in Minsky Recital Hall on campus. The play portrays struggles Iranian […]

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Honors, political science student writes about research in BDN

University of Maine student Jaymi Thibault wrote an article for the Bangor Daily News titled “Bangor wants to know how to communicate with you. Here’s your chance to spill.” Thibault is an undergraduate political science student and member of the Honors College. This year, Thibault will be conducting research in collaboration with the city of […]

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Liz Wood

Liz Wood: On course and full speed ahead

When Liz Wood was young she sped up and down her Virginia driveway in her battery-powered Barbie Jeep. The 22-year-old biology major with a premed concentration and captain of the women’s basketball team is still a driving force. The last four years, two of her athletic goals included an America East conference playoff title and […]

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