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UMaine Chamber Jazz Ensemble Concert Nov. 3

Contact: Karel Lidral, 581-1256 ORONO — The University of Maine Chamber Jazz Ensemble will present its formal concert in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. The organization includes several soloists or small ensembles with piano accompaniment.  This semester’s group consists of 11 musicians, representing a variety of […]

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3rd Annual A Cappella Concert to Benefit UMaine Alternative Spring Break

Contact: Rebecca Workman, (207) 664-8999 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Alternative Spring Break will host its third annual benefit concert Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Room 100 of the Donald P. Corbett Business Building. The event will feature five of UMaine’s student a cappella groups, including the premier all-female group Renaissance and […]

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UMaine Plans Tulip Planting Wednesday for Cancer Research

Contact: Vicky Blanchette, 581-2204/944-2695; George Manlove, 581-3756 ORONO — For the fourth year in a row, University of Maine volunteers will plant a pink tulip garden on the UMaine campus in front of Fogler Library Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m., to raise funds for cancer research through the Maine Cancer Foundation. In total, 30,000 […]

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School of Performing Arts Reader’s Theatre to Present “Trumpery”

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine School of Arts will offer a reader’s theatre presentation of Peter Parnell’s “Trumpery: the Evolution of Charles Darwin’s Theory,” on Wednesday Oct. 28 at 7: 30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. Admission is free. Charles Isherwood described the play in a December 2007 […]

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AG Janet Mills at UMaine Thursday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Maine Attorney General Janet Mills will visit the University of Maine on Thursday Oct. 29 as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Mills will spend the day at UMaine, meeting with students, faculty members and staff members.  A Farmington resident, […]

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UMaine Senior Named Outstanding Continuing Education Student from New England

Contact: George Manlove, 581-3756 photo available upon request ORONO — The University Continuing Education Association New England has selected UMaine senior Lauren Sterling of Waterville as the Outstanding Continuing Education Student from New England. She will be honored at the UCEANE annual conference in Hyannis, Mass. on Oct. 28. An extraordinary student and public servant, […]

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UMaine Bodwell Center Plans ‘Halloween for Needs’ Oct. 30.

Contact: Ryan Bouchard, 581-1796 ORONO — The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism, the UMaine Touchstone Project and the Peer Education Program will host a novel “Halloween for Needs” event Oct. 30, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Orchard Trail Community Center, just off campus. Volunteers will inform students about the services of the University […]

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Chancellor, Board Members Set for Oct. 28 UMaine Open Forum

Contact Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — Chancellor Pattenaude and members of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees will visit UMaine on Wednesday Oct. 28 for an open forum to discuss UMaine, the University of Maine System and the future of higher education in Maine. The session is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.- noon in […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Kim, Rosenwasser

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday Oct. 21 and Monday Oct. 26. Prof. Carol Kim will give a Wednesday talk, “Evolution of Human Response to Disease, Vaccines,” and Prof. Alan Rosenwasser will speak on Monday about “The Evolution of […]

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Ireland-U.S. Partnership Funds UMaine Algal Toxin Research

Contacts: Laurie Connell, (207) 581-2470; Rosemary Smith, (207) 581-3361; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 The University of Maine is one of the first to receive an international research partnership award, designed to link U.S. scientists and engineers with counterparts in Ireland.  The first four tri-partite U.S.-Ireland R&D partnerships, valued at more than $10 million were announced […]

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