Cathcart to receive honorary degree at UMaine’s 216th Commencement

The University of Maine will award an honorary degree to women’s rights advocate and former Maine lawmaker Mary Cathcart of Orono. Cathcart will receive the degree during the morning ceremony of UMaine’s 216th Commencement May 12. “Mary has a legacy of engaged leadership in Maine and beyond,” says UMaine President Susan J. Hunter. “She has […]

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Healthy High to be held April 20, roads closed during race

The 11th annual Healthy High 5k/10k and 1-mile run/walk will be held at the University of Maine at 5 p.m. Friday, April 20. More than 1,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators are expected to take part in the race that begins and ends at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Those driving on campus during […]

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2018 Retirement Banquet to be held April 30

An event celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of University of Maine colleagues will be held April 30 at Wells Conference Center. The 2018 Retirement Banquet will begin with a social at 6 p.m. followed by a dinner and program beginning at 6:30 p.m. Members of the UMaine community are invited to join President Susan J. […]

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Sen. Susan Collins to give UMaine Commencement address

Sen. Susan Collins will be the Commencement speaker at the University of Maine May 12. Maine’s senior United States senator will address both ceremonies of the 216th Commencement that begin at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Alfond Sports Arena. “It is our tremendous pleasure to have Sen. Collins as our Commencement speaker,” says UMaine […]

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Education faculty, grad students to participate in AERA annual meeting

Faculty and graduate students from the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development will travel to New York City for the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Scholars from around the world and various educational disciplines will share and discuss their research at the April 13–17 conference. Here’s a look at […]

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Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy to lead UMaine and UMM July 1

Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be the 21st president of the University of Maine and the president of the University of Maine at Machias, announced University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page on April 10. Dr. Ferrini-Mundy, the chief operating officer of the $7.8 billion National Science Foundation and a New Hampshire native, has provided […]

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Times-Picayune reporter to visit UMaine, join #MeToo panel discussion

The University of Maine Department of Communication and Journalism will welcome Brett Anderson, reporter with the New Orleans Times-Picayune, as visiting journalist April 12–13 as part of the Alan Miller Fund for Excellence in Communication and Journalism. In addition to meeting students and visiting journalism classes, Anderson will join a panel discussion, “The Media and […]

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College of Education and Human Development to hold recognition ceremony

More than 60 students in the College of Education and Human Development will be honored at the college’s annual recognition ceremony April 10 at Wells Conference Center. Those being recognized include undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Individual undergraduate student award winners: Rachel Sirois, Outstanding Student in the College of Education and Human Development […]

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