Alumni

WABI covers Engineering Job Fair

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine’s 2017 Engineering Job Fair at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. More than 130 companies were represented at the 19th annual event co-sponsored by the UMaine College of Engineering and Career Center. Crisanne Blackie, director of the Career Center, said the center helped students prepare for […]

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Engineering Job Fair Oct. 18

More than 130 companies — the largest number ever — are expected to be represented at the University of Maine’s 2017 Engineering Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Co-sponsored by the UMaine College of Engineering and Career Center, the 19th annual event is […]

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Scallop

Reading the genetic signature of the sea scallop

Scallops are one of the most profitable fisheries in Maine, with a statewide value of nearly $7 million in 2016. The scallop fishery is also one of the most local, with small “day boats” staying close to shore. Landings (and populations) have fluctuated over the years, with the latest peaks in the mid-1980s and 1990s. […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming 2017 to be celebrated Oct. 13–15

The University of Maine’s Homecoming 2017 will be celebrated with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 13–15. Homecoming will kick off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, as well as the 2017 Cohen Lecture on “Assessing the First Year of an Unconventional Presidency” at 2:30 p.m. in the Collins Center for the […]

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Lord Hall Gallery to exhibit the work of eight Maine sculptors

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will host an exhibition of stone sculptures created by eight emerging and internationally recognized Maine artists Oct. 6 through Nov. 17. “Carved Stone: Maine Artists” features artists who were selected in response to the aesthetic and creative quality of their work, as well as a means […]

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Sara Morris to deliver Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College at the University of Maine will present the TIAA 2017–18 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture with Sara Morris on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Morris will present “Accounting for Happiness: The Rewards of Unlikely Career Choices, and the Lasting Value of Kindness,” at 3:30 p.m. in Neville Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and […]

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BDN profiles athletes ahead of UMaine Sports Hall of Fame induction

In advance of the Sept. 8 University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the Bangor Daily News has published feature articles on several of the athletes. Profiled inductees include sports announcer Gary Thorne, freestyle swimmer Chuck Martin, and hockey player Paul Kariya. Kariya was inducted into the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame in […]

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New 4-H youth development professional named in Aroostook County, WAGM reports

WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle) reported Mari Glatter has been named a 4-H youth development professional with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The UMaine alumna will coordinate Aroostook County’s 4-H youth education program and develop and evaluate educational curricula, with an emphasis on STEM programming, according to the report. Glatter will focus on […]

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