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UMaine announces ‘Vision for Tomorrow’ $200 million comprehensive campaign

Today at the University of Maine Foundation Annual Luncheon, University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills announced that UMaine and the Foundation have moved into the final, public phase of the Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign, a $200 million fundraising drive for UMaine. The campaign has […]

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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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WVII covers fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence held at the University of Maine. The march was sponsored by MBS Corps, which partnered with UMaine Athletics, Student Life, Partners for Peace and other organizations. “It’s a bigger issue than people realize,” Marcus Harding, vice president of MBS Corps, said about domestic […]

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Manzo, Ferguson earn Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship

University of Maine undergraduate students Katie Manzo and Julianna Ferguson have been chosen to receive this year’s Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship. Each student will carry out a yearlong research project with relevance to public policy in Maine. The project will culminate in a presentation at the 2018 UMaine Student Symposium, ​where they will […]

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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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WVII covers ‘Meet the Black Bears’ football clinic

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the University of Maine football team’s annual “Meet the Black Bears” free football clinic at Alfond Stadium. Participants of all ages had the opportunity to meet players and coaches, get posters and autographs, and join the team for a pizza party.

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‘Meet the Black Bears’ football clinic, family movie night Aug. 22

The University of Maine football team will host its annual “Meet the Black Bears” free football clinic at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Alfond Stadium. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to meet players and coaches, get posters and autographs, and join the team for a pizza party sponsored by Domino’s. Following […]

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Media outlets report on Orach’s exciting Beach to Beacon finish

A number of media outlets, including the Portland Press Herald, covered Jesse Orach and Rob Gomez’s dramatic finish at the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K race Saturday. Orach, who had a stellar academic, track and cross-country career at the University of Maine and was highlighted in the inaugural Black Bear Nation athletics magazine, won […]

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Alfond Fund Ambassadors program topic of BDN report

Jack Cosgrove, senior associate director of athletics at the University of Maine, and Seth Woodcock, senior associate athletic director for development, were quoted in a Bangor Daily News article about the Alfond Fund Ambassadors program that helps teams meet demands of NCAA Division I athletic programs, strengthens the Black Bear brand and creates a strong […]

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