Rubin named to inaugural editorial board of ‘Transportation Research Record’

University of Maine economist Jonathan Rubin, director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, has been named an associate editor of the “Transportation Research Record,” the publication of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. He is a member of the inaugural editorial board of the “Transportation Research Record” […]

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Emergency response training on campus Aug. 14

On Aug. 14 several mobile command vehicles (large vans) will be parked in various lots on campus. The large vans are staffed by incident management assistance teams (IMAT) representing various state emergency response groups. These IMAT teams will be planning and rehearsing the procedures necessary for interoperable communications during an actual emergency.  For more information, […]

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Screening of student-led documentary slated for Aug. 15 at UMM

A free public screening of “When The Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Solve Big Problems),” a student-led University of Maine at Machias Downeast Documentary, will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 in the Performing Arts Center on campus. “When The Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Fix Big Problems)” features stories of overcoming obstacles, big […]

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Three UMaine undergraduates chosen as ENACT Labor Network Policy Fellows

This academic year, three University of Maine students will be learning about state policy through direct engagement with the policymaking process as part of an innovative new fellowship supported by the Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation (ENACT) at Brandeis University. Political science majors Kevin Fitzpatrick of Damariscotta and Harley Rogers of Lincoln, and Elijah […]

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Learn about hydrology, bats, ticks on Orono Bog Boardwalk

A series of nature walks will be offered at the Orono Bog Boardwalk beginning Aug. 10. All walks will begin at the start of the boardwalk, and participants are asked to meet at the cabin.  To register, email with “Boardwalk Walk” in the subject line, and provide a telephone number in case of a […]

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Stevens Hall

UMaine in Princeton Review’s ‘The Best 385 Colleges’

The Princeton Review’s 2020 edition of its annual college guide again cites UMaine as among the best 385 colleges nationwide. The colleges and universities profiled in this year’s “The Best 385 Colleges” represent nearly 13 percent of America’s 3,000 four-year colleges, according to Princeton Review. The company chooses the colleges for the book based on […]

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Hecker named senior advisor, Gilbert interim executive vice president for academic affairs and provost

University of Maine executive vice president for academic affairs and provost Jeffrey Hecker has been named senior advisor to President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, effective Sept. 1. As senior advisor, Hecker will assist the university in key strategic areas, including UMaine’s budget development and implementation process. In the 2018–19 academic year, President Ferrini-Mundy and Provost Hecker led […]

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Women's Ice Hockey All Americans

Ten ice hockey players named All-American Scholars

Six female and four male University of Maine ice hockey players are American Hockey Coaches Association All-American Scholars. Ali Beltz, Jillian Flynn, Carly Jackson, Ally Johnson, Lydia Murray and Anna Zikova earned the honor, as did Sam Becker, Mitchell Fossier, Rob McGovern and Keith Muehlbauer.     To qualify, the student-athletes earned a 3.6 grade-point […]

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Law enforcement training exercises on campus Aug. 6

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, several law enforcement drug detection K-9 teams will participate in training exercises outside on the south end of the Facilities Management complex and in Coburn Hall. For more information, contact Lt. Robert Norman, UMaine Police Department, 581.4040;

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