UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Nov. 21

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update: Final campus roadway paving for the season is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. Corbett Business Building roof work that was delayed by weather will begin Monday. Softball and field hockey field construction projects are ongoing, with completions expected in the spring and summer, respectively. New carpet for the Collins Center […]

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A photo from Maine Indian Basketmakers

Wabanaki Winter Market returns with one-of-a-kind artwork 

The Wabanaki Winter Market, an annual celebration of art created by Wabanaki artists, will return with one-of-a-kind artwork for sale from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts. This year marks the 28th anniversary of this signature holiday event, hosted by the UMaine Hudson Museum […]

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Call for 2023 Commencement speakers open until Nov. 17

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy invites recommendations for 2023 Commencement speakers until Nov. 17. In the past, the University of Maine has welcomed local, regional and national figures to deliver keynote addresses during undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.  To submit your recommendations, please complete this form. The final list will be reviewed by the committee […]

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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Nov. 14

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update as follows: Annual snow removal training for campus crews is Tuesday. First snow of this season in Orono is expected on Wednesday. Roof repair at D.P. Corbett Business Building is expected to start on Wednesday. Sod being installed at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center Thursday, weather permitting. Terrell House […]

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Call for nominations for University of Maine honorary degrees

The University of Maine Honorary Degree Committee seeks nominations for honorary degrees to be awarded at the May 2024 commencement ceremonies. The awarding of honorary degrees is an opportunity to draw positive attention to the university through the recognition of world-class achievement and impact. Please consider submitting a nomination for this special University of Maine […]

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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Nov. 7

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update as follows: A reminder that seasonal weather returns this week. UMaine community members should plan accordingly for colder temperatures and icing conditions when commuting and walking on campus. Facilities Management teams will be salting and sanding roads and sidewalks as weather conditions dictate. Fogler Library north elevator will be out […]

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Fogler Library recognized by Government Publishing Office

The Government Publishing Office (GPO) recognized the University of Maine’s Raymond H. Fogler Library for adding materials to their Preservation Stewards collection. GPO established Preservation Stewards to support continued public access to U.S. Government documents in print format. Fogler Library will add material from STEM-related Congressional committees, as well as historic and present-day collections of […]

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A photo Sarah Harlan-Haughey, seated in a library with a book on her lap

Harlan-Haughey shines new light on Chaucer’s lesser-known poem

Many English students read Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” at some point in their education, but few have the opportunity to explore the lesser-known works of the medieval poet. Sarah Harlan-Haughey, associate professor and interim chair of the Department of English at the University of Maine, is not only shining new light on one of Chaucer’s […]

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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Oct. 31

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update as follows: Pre-winter pothole patching on campus roadways begins this week. Jenness Hall walkway is ready for paving. Paving in the Satellite Parking Lot will begin in the next few weeks. Construction has started on experimental blueberry beds at Wyman’s Wild Blueberry Research and Innovation Center. Ledge removal is expected […]

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