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Collins Center for the Arts Schedules Film Series

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — One of the new features at the University of Maine’s renovated Collins Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art digital film projector, enabling the presentations of features and documentaries that would otherwise not be available to film enthusiasts in this region. A series of six Thursday night films is […]

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Severin Beliveau to Present UMaine Distinguished Presidential Lecture Sept. 15

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — Severin Beliveau, a Portland attorney and an influential leader in Maine’s Franco-American community, will present a University of Maine Distinguished Presidential Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The talk, “Maine’s French Reality,” is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. “We welcome the opportunity to hear Severin Beliveau share […]

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Bowdoin College History Professor Rael at UMaine Sept. 17

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will observe Constitution Day with a Thursday, Sept. 17 lecture by Prof. Patrick Rael from the Bowdoin College history faculty. Rael, a specialist in Arfican-American history, will discuss “What the Fathers Founded: The Constitution, Slavery, and Resistance before the Civil War.”  The lecture, […]

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Darwin Lecture Series Continues Wednesday 9/9

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 9 with a talk by UMaine chemistry professor on Darwin’s historical and cultural impact.  There is no Monday lecture next week because of Labor Day. Each class meeting in the semester-long series […]

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UMaine Professor Researching Way to Make Cancer Detection Easier

Contacts: Michael Mason (207) 581-2344; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 ORONO, Maine – A recent discovery by a University of Maine engineering professor and his collaborators is expected to make it easier for doctors to find cancerous tumors and start treatment in the early stages of the disease when it can be most effective. Associate Professor […]

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Darwin Lecture Series Continues on Wednesday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 2 with a talk by UMaine psychology professor Larry Smith, “Darwin: the Reluctant Revolutionary?” Each class meeting in the semester-long series is also open to members of the UMaine community and the […]

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UMaine Welcomes Class of 2013; Overall Enrollment Projected to Grow

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 joecarr@maine.edu ORONO — Approximately 700 University of Maine students, faculty members, staff members and others turned out today to welcome the university’s new first-year students, the Class of 2013.  The backbone of UMaine’s traditional “Maine Hello” program, those volunteers met the new students and their families as they arrived […]

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Women in the Curriculum Presentations Series Begins Sept. 15

Contact: Ann Schonberger or Mazie Hough, (207) 581-1228 ORONO — The Fall 2009 Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program lunch series gets under way Sept. 15, with noon presentations on feminist topics by UMaine faculty, graduate students and guest speakers. The series includes lectures, panel discussions, and films on topics such as North […]

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UMaine Alternative Energy Course Begins Sept. 4

Note to reporters: the list of lecturers and their subjects may provide a useful directory of expertise related to various energy-related issues.  Please let us know if you would like help in contacting any of the experts listed. Contact Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Electrical Engineering Technology program and […]

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UMaine Alumns Create Three Endowment Funds Through Foundation Matching Program

Contact: Amos E. Orcutt University of Maine Foundation President/CEO (207) 581-5100 ORONO — News of the University of Maine Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Matching Gift Scholarship program came just in time for UMaine alumni Mike and Ellen Flaherty of Huntsville, Alabama. They had been thinking of establishing scholarship funds in memory of Mike Flaherty’s father, Virgil […]

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