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UMaine Sets Tobacco-Free Campus Date at Jan. 1, 2011

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will join the growing list of U.S. colleges and universities to adopt a tobacco-free campus policy, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Over the next ten months, UMaine will implement an information campaign and begin working with students and employees who wish to break their […]

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2010 Geddes W. Simpson Distinguished Lecturer Announced

Contact: Judy Round, round@maine.edu or (207) 581-5104 Note: a photo of Michelle Murphy is available upon request ORONO — The University of Maine Geddes W. Simpson Lecture Committee has selected Michelle Murphy, associate professor of history and the Institute of Women Studies and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto, to present that annual lecture. […]

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UMaine Offering Class in Renewable Energy, Electricity Production

Contact: David Dvorak, 581-2338; Paul Villeneuve, 581-2271; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 ORONO – Students at the University of Maine will have a chance to participate in a new course in the Fall of 2010 that’s all about renewable energy. Renewable Energy and Electricity Production will introduce the different types of renewable energy technologies and geographical […]

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UMaine Honor Societies Seek Nominees

Contact Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Two prestigious University of Maine honor societies are accepting nominations for new student members. The Senior Skull Society and All Maine Women are open to UMaine juniors. The Senior Skull Society is made up of students who have shown leadership, academic achievement, community service, responsibility, character and […]

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College Students from Japan to Study U.S. Language and Culture at UMaine

Contact: Erin-Kate Sousa at (207) 581-3842 erin-kate.sousa@umit.maine.edu ORONO — For the tenth consecutive year, a contingent from Japan’s Hirosaki University will visit the University of Maine for an intensive three-week course on English language and U.S. culture.  The 12  students begin the course on Monday Feb. 22.  It continues through Friday March 12. UMaine’s Intensive […]

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UMaine Introducing Minor in Robotics Engineering

Contact: Dana Humphrey, 581-2216, Mohsen Shahinpoor, 581-2243, ORONO — The University of Maine’s College of Engineering has increased its number of courses in robotics engineering to more than a dozen and has created a minor in the field, which will be available to students in the fall of 2010. The expended program is a response […]

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Western Civilization and American Liberty Program Lectures Set

Contact: Joe Carr at 581-3571, joecarr@maine.edu ORONO — The University of Maine will host three February lectures, presented by its Program in Western Civilization and American Liberty Program. Ray Raymond, a U.S. Military Academy lecturer who’s also a Fellow of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City and a Fellow of […]

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Sea Grant Research Awards Announced

Contact: Catherine Schmitt at (207) 581-1434 catherine.schmitt@umit.maine.edu ORONO — Maine Sea Grant has identified recipients of 2010-2012 research funding awards from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Sea Grant Office. Over $500,000 will support five research projects in the natural and social sciences. Maine Sea Grant is a state-federal partnership based at the […]

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