Alumni

WABI reports on UMaine alumnus who volunteered in Ukraine

WABI (Channel 5 in Bangor) interviewed Ryan Warner, a 2011 graduate of the University of Maine and 2016 graduate of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA), about his experience providing volunteer medical aid in Ukraine. “Inside of Ukraine right now, it feels a little bit like World War III. … I mean, we […]

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BDN reports on UMaine alumni playing in Stanley Cup playoffs

The Bangor Daily News reported that three former University of Maine hockey players will be involved in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoff. On Monday, goalie Jeremy Swayman’s Boston Bruins open the playoffs at Carolina and center Devin Shore’s Edmonton Oilers will be hosting the Los Angeles Kings. On Tuesday, left winger Ryan Lomberg’s […]

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UMaine Alumni Association announces 2022 Alumni Achievement Award Winners

The University of Maine Alumni Association has announced its 2022 Alumni Achievement Award winners. Award recipients include a medical products engineer who ramped up production during the pandemic and a former Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.  The full list of honorees is on the Alumni Association website.  Award recipients will be recognized […]

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‘The Maine Question’ features prominent alumni Allen and Sally Fernald

Allen and Sally Fernald of Camden, Maine have long been advocates for the University of Maine. Since graduating in 1954 and 1955, the owners and publishers of Down East Magazine have donated to various capital campaigns, sponsored art galleries and poetry readings, and led alumni groups and fundraising drives.   In Episode 10 of Season 6 […]

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CCI research associate, alumnus lead development of World Ocean Explorer Deep Sea Exhibit

The World Ocean Explorer DEEP SEA exhibit, a first-of-its-kind immersive virtual aquarium showcasing deep-sea discoveries, has been launched by the World Ocean Observatory and Schmidt Ocean Institute. The virtual aquarium allows users to explore deep-sea ecosystems that cannot be observed in a traditional aquarium setting, such as hydrothermal vents, whale falls and interactions with 3D […]

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Six honorees to receive Foster Center Innovation Awards

The University of Maine’s Foster Center for Innovation has announced the winners of its inaugural Innovation Awards, who will be honored in a ceremony at the center April 14 as part of Maine Impact Week.   The Innovation Awards were developed to recognize and celebrate the students, faculty, staff and alumni who are working to commercialize […]

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President Ferrini-Mundy, professor George Jacobson, and Maine Chamber of Commerce President Dana Connors standing in balcony of state house while Maine Legislature congratulates UMaine's attainment of R1 research classification

Legislature’s Joint Resolution commends UMaine’s R1 designation

In a Joint Resolution March 9, the Maine State Legislature recognized the University of Maine for its national designation as a Carnegie R1 research university. The resolution commended the university “on its well-deserved designation and the groundbreaking achievements and commitment to excellence by the faculty, scientists, students and staff.”  UMaine is the only university in […]

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2022 Hartman Awards to be presented April 1

The 2022 Maryann Hartman Awards recognizing the inspirational achievements of Maine women will be presented to community leader and certified nursing assistant ZamZam Mohamud of Lewiston; recently retired Opportunity Housing, Inc., founding president and CEO Bonnie-Jean Brooks of Stockton Springs; and long-time senior executive and UMaine alumna Susan Bell of Hallowell, former director of the […]

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