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Puckerbrush Review Receives Second Grant from Maine Community Foundation

Contact: Sanford Phippen, (207) 581-3832 ORONO — The English Department at the University of Maine has received a $5,000 Expansion Arts Grant from the Maine Community Foundation to support the continued publication of the Puckerbrush Review. The Puckerbrush Review is a literary magazine founded in 1978 by the late Constance Hunting who taught creative writing […]

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Dagher to Present Offshore Wind Vision to MSSM High School Students

Contact: Roberta Laverty, (207) 581-2121 or Sharon Daigle-Gerrish, gerrishs@mssm.org or (207) 325-3322 ext 1005 ORONO – Students from The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone will visit the University of Maine’s AEWC Advanced Structures & Composites Center and other research facilities on campus on Friday, April 16. University of Maine Professor Habib Dagher, […]

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UMaine Academic Prioritization Working Group Issues Final Report; Recommends Revenue Enhancement and Program Modification to Close Budget Gap

Contact: Joe Carr at 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Academic Program Prioritization Working Group (APPWG) has issued its final report to the university’s provost and president.  The report, available online at http://www.umaine.edu/achievingsustainability, lists a series of revenue enhancements and program modifications the university could employ between now and mid-2014 to help close a […]

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Ives to be Posthumous Recipient of 2010 Hartgen Award April 16

Contact: Daniel Williams, 581-5100 ORONO — The University of Maine Patrons of the Arts will present this year’s Vincent A. Hartgen Award posthumously to Edward “Sandy” Ives, a UMaine English and anthropology professor from 1955-1999 and founder of the Maine Folklife Center. The ceremony will be Friday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at Wells Conference […]

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UMaine President Emeritus Hutchinson Dies at 79

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Frederick E. Hutchinson, a native of the rural Maine town of Atkinson who graduated from the University of Maine in 1953 and later became his alma mater’s president, died today in Bangor at the age of 79. The first member of his family to attend college, Hutchinson […]

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Pulitzer Video Finalist Relying on UMaine Community in National Competition

Contact: Samantha Danis, 286-6013, or George Manlove, 581-3756 ORONO — A class assignment has propelled a UMaine broadcast journalism major into the semifinals of a national video-reporting competition, which includes a $10,000 international reporting grant as part of the top prize. Judges for round one of the national YouTube and Pulitzer Center “Project: Report” 2010 […]

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Western Civilization and American Liberty Lecture Series Concludes in April

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 The University of Maine will host two April lectures, presented by its Program in Western Civilization and American Liberty. Prof. Michael Palmer, director of the UMaine program, calls the subjects of the presentations “probably two of the most important and influential conservative political theorists of the twentieth century.” Paul […]

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Ocean Energy Institute Founder to Present at UMaine

Contact: Roberta Laverty, (207) 581-2121; Aimee Dolloff (207) 581-3777 ORONO, Maine – Matthew Simmons, founder of The Ocean Energy Institute in Rockland, Maine, will present “The Dawning of Ocean Energy: Our Last Frontier” at 1 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Wells Conference Center at the University of Maine. Simmons, chair emeritus of the energy investment […]

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DEP Commissioner Littell at UMaine Monday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection commissioner David Littell will visit the University of Maine on Monday, April 5  as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Littell has been commissioner since January 2006.  He oversees an extensive state agency with more […]

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