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Thomas Jefferson Scholarship student from Tunisia at UMaine

Khouloud Gaza, a third-year student majoring in mechatronics engineering at National School of Engineers of Sousse, has joined the University of Maine community for the academic year as part of the Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program of the U.S. Department of State’s Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program. Gaza is the first student to study at UMaine under […]

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President Susan J. Hunter

President Hunter to receive MDF Leadership Award

University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter will receive the 2017 Kenneth M. Curtis Leadership Award from the Maine Development Foundation on Sept. 28. The award will be presented at the foundation’s 39th Annual Meeting and Summit at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. “President Hunter has a distinguished career in research and higher education, […]

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UMaine’s Franco-American Centre to host book reading by Susan Poulin

Actress, author and storyteller Susan Poulin will read from her book, “The Sweet Life,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Franco-American Centre’s Crossland Hall. Poulin is the author of “Finding Your Inner Moose” and the popular humor blog, “Just Ask Ida.” She also is an award-winning playwright and actress. In her latest book, Poulin […]

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S.W. Cole geotechnical boring demonstration Sept. 19

A demonstration of geotechnical boring techniques will take place between the Belgrade Spur and Belgrade Parking Lot from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Provided by S.W. Cole Explorations, LLC, the demonstration is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in geotechnical drilling and its professional applications. Students in CIE 460 Geotechnical Engineering are […]

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UMaine emergency communication alerts available

With the start of the academic year, members of the University of Maine community are reminded to register to receive UMaine’s emergency notifications. The emergency notification system alerts the UMaine community to public safety issues, including inclement weather conditions causing class cancellations. Registration for text and/or email alerts is available online. If you have already […]

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Emera Astronomy Center to dedicate new Clark Observatory Sept. 15

Members of the University of Maine community are welcome to attend the dedication of the Emera Astronomy Center’s new Clark Observatory at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. The historic Alvin Clark eight-inch refractor, originally installed in 1900, has been relocated to the grounds of the Emera Astronomy Center in a new roll-off roof facility. The […]

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Opportunity to provide input for Presidential Search

All University of Maine community members are invited to help the UMaine Presidential Search Committee understand the opportunities and challenges facing the university and provide input about the characteristics needed in the next president. Input from many constituents is sought to help describe the position and set criteria for reviewing applications. The search committee, chaired […]

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UMaine offering Camden International Film Festival courses

Each year, the University of Maine makes it possible for students to attend the Camden International Film Festival and engage with filmmakers by offering related courses. Recognized as one of the top documentary film festivals in the world, the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) highlights innovative work and dedication to the craft of nonfiction storytelling. […]

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Panel discussion on North Korea crisis, Sept. 11

The University of Maine will host a panel discussion, “Making Sense of the North Korea Crisis,” at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA), the panel will feature Kristin Vekasi, an assistant professor […]

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Hutchinson Center offering fall professional development programs

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer a variety of professional development programs this fall. Program areas include health care, restorative practices, relational and mental health, leadership, business, education, and technology. A Relational Health Certificate Program, “Promoting a Positive Workplace & Community Culture,” will be offered in eight, daylong sessions, Oct. 20 […]

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