Alumni

Bangor Daily notes passing of Harris, UMaine superfan

The Bangor Daily News reported that Jeff Harris, a University of Maine graduate and loyal supporter, died last Thursday at the age of 75. Harris, who was a fixture at UMaine sporting events, will be remembered for his many contributions to the UMaine community and for his positivity and contagious enthusiasm. The Piscataquis Observer shared […]

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News Center interviews Cutler about UMaine virtual homecoming

News Center Maine interviewed Annie Cutler, vice president and chief operating officer of the University of Maine Alumni Association, for a story about UMaine’s first ever virtual homecoming Oct. 16–18. While local businesses noted that they would miss the crowds of alumni that usually visit campus during homecoming, Cutler indicated that including a virtual element […]

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WABI, Centralmaine.com promote virtual UMaine Homecoming Oct. 16-18

WABI (Channel 5) and Centralmaine.com picked up a University of Maine news release highlighting activities planned for UMaine’s most unique Homecoming ever. The celebration, which historically attracts nearly 10,000 visitors and alumni, will feature a variety of social events, programs, sports and entertainment — live and prerecorded — because of the COVID-19 pandemic-related health and safety […]

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News Center reports on UMaine alumna honored as Teacher of the Year

News Center Maine reported on fourth-grade teacher Cindy Soule, a University of Maine alumna, being named 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year. A lifelong Maine resident, Soule has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Maine (‘92) as well as a master’s degree in special education from the University of Southern Maine. […]

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UMaine alumna honored as 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year

Cindy Soule, a fourth-grade teacher at Portland’s Gerald E. Talbot Community School, is the 2021 Maine Teacher of the Year. A lifelong Maine resident, Soule has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Maine (‘92) as well as a master’s degree in special education from the University of Southern Maine. An announcement […]

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UMaine 2020 Homecoming to be a three-day virtual event

Alumni and friends of the University of Maine will gather online Oct. 16–18 for what organizers describe as “the most unique Homecoming in UMaine’s history.” As in the past, UMaine’s annual Homecoming — an event which normally attracts more than 10,000 visitors to Orono each October — will feature a variety of social events, programs, […]

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Potential for fisheries co-management shaped by interplay between formal, informal fisheries institutions, UMaine researchers find

Integrating local norms and fishermen’s knowledge into fisheries regulations helps increase trust in fisheries management institutions and can make it easier for co-management to work.  That was a discovery of University of Maine researchers Kara Pellowe and Heather Leslie, who looked at the interplay between formal and informal institutions and the implications for the co-management […]

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Brown University VP, UMaine alum to host Sept. 21 virtual events

Race scholar Shontay Delalue, vice president of institutional equity and diversity at Brown University and University of Maine alum (’00, ’03G), will facilitate a workshop and offer a public presentation on Monday, Sept. 21 for the University of Maine community.  BLACK@UMaine is an online workshop that will provide current students with an opportunity to share […]

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