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2017 Employee Recognition and Awards Luncheon April 25

University of Maine employees are invited to join President Susan J. Hunter, senior administrators and members of the campus community at the 2017 Employee Recognition and Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, April 25. The event, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Wells Conference Center, will be held in celebration of UMaine […]

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Traffic advisory for April 20

The 10th annual Healthy High 5k/10k and 1-mile run/walk will be held at the University of Maine at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20. More than 500 runners are expected to take part in the race that begins and ends at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Those driving on campus during the race should use […]

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UMaine students at Commencement

UMaine names its 2017 Outstanding Graduating Students

The University of Maine has named its Outstanding Graduating Students for 2017. They include:   Donald Bistri, Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Engineering Donald Bistri of Tirana, Albania is a mechanical engineering major who has been a student research assistant for two years in the Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC). At […]

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UMaine Police Department offering reward for information

The Division of Student Life and the UMaine Police Department are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) involved in the vandalism of 12 vehicles parked in the Hilltop lot on campus April 11–12. A routine UMaine PD patrol at 8 a.m. April 12 found 12 student […]

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Roiland to give free lecture on role of news media in public life

The role of the news media in public life will be the focus of an April 12 lecture at the University of Maine by Josh Roiland, assistant professor of journalism. The 7 p.m. lecture, “Keep Calm and Scroll On: Understanding the News Media’s Influence in Turbulent Times,” in 100 D.P. Corbett Business Building is free […]

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Parking advisory for April 10

University of Maine Parking Services advises that lots in the Collins Center for the Arts area will be affected by a high number of visitors attending an Accepted Student Day on Monday, April 10. To avoid searching for a parking space, Parking Services recommends carpooling, biking, walking or taking the Community Connector or Black Bear […]

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Kim named associate vice chancellor for academic innovation and partnerships

University of Maine Vice President for Research Carol Kim has been named associate vice chancellor for academic innovation and partnerships with the University of Maine System, effective July 1. In the position, Kim, who also serves as dean of UMaine’s Graduate School, will work to develop and strengthen research, scholarship and academic collaborations across the […]

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Professor Emeritus Irv Kornfield passes away

Irving ‘Irv’ Kornfield, a professor emeritus of zoology at the University of Maine, passed away April 4. At UMaine, Kornfield’s research involved the evolutionary genetics and population biology of aquatic organisms. He also taught a course on forensics. Kornfield’s obituary, which he wrote himself, is online.

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D.P. Corbett Business Building

John Mahon named 2017 Distinguished Maine Professor

An internationally recognized professor of management and one of the world’s foremost experts on corporate social responsibility has been named the 2017 Distinguished Maine Professor by the University of Maine Alumni Association. University of Maine Professor of Management John Mahon, the John M. Murphy Chair of International Business Policy and Strategy in the Maine Business […]

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