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Professor Emeritus Frey passes away

Roger Frey, a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Maine, passed away May 14. Frey, a UMaine alumnus, dedicated 50 years to teaching psychology, research and statistics in various positions, according to his obituary.

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Lee appointed interim vice president for enrollment management

In June, Joe Lee will join the University of Maine community to begin a one-year appointment as interim vice president for enrollment management for UMaine and the University of Maine at Machias. Lee comes to UMaine from the Registry for College and University Presidents, a national firm providing interim leadership in higher education. Lee’s most […]

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Fogler Library brochure wins 2017 PR Xchange Award

A brochure published by the University of Maine’s Fogler Library has won a 2017 PR Xchange Award from the American Library Association. The PR Xchange Awards recognize the best public relations materials created for libraries in the past year. The competition, which received nearly 400 entries, is judged by a committee of industry experts and […]

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Servello named dean of College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

Frederick Servello has been named dean of the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, effective July 1. Servello has been serving as interim dean and director since Oct. 1. A national search was conducted to fill the position of Edward Ashworth, […]

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Registration open for 2017 Research Integrity and Regulatory Compliance Symposium

University of Maine System employees are invited to attend the 2017 Research Integrity and Regulatory Compliance Symposium, May 25–26 in Portland. The University of Southern Maine and the Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center (MeRTEC) are hosting the two-day event that aims to develop or improve compliance and understanding of the regulations affecting today’s businesses […]

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Tips for attending UMaine Commencement ceremonies

The University of Maine’s 2017 Commencement is May 13, with ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Alfond Sports Arena. Motorists in the Orono area will encounter heavier traffic than usual throughout much of the day. Anyone attending Commencement should plan to arrive early. Doors open at 8 a.m. for the morning ceremony; 1 […]

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Students at Commencement in 2016

UMaine’s 215th Commencement will be May 13

More than 1,900 students, including 34 doctoral degree candidates, are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s 215th Commencement on May 13 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement will be held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies are ticketed events and live streaming will be […]

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UMaine PD training exercise scheduled for May 6

The University of Maine and Orono police departments will conduct a training exercise from 9 a.m. to noon May 6 in Coburn Hall. The training may include simulated gunfire. For more information, contact Lt. Bob Norman, UMaine PD, 581.4040.

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Lindstrom named UMaine vice president of human resources

Chris Lindstrom has been named vice president of human resources at the University of Maine effective, June 1. Lindstrom will provide leadership and primary human resources counsel to the UMaine administration, as well as the Office of Human Resources team. In addition, he will have oversight of human resources at the University of Maine at […]

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