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President Ferrini-Mundy to deliver State of the University address Feb. 4

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will give a State of the University address for the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 in Hauck Auditorium.  The address will be followed by a question-and-answer session, and a reception in the Hauck Auditorium lobby. The event is free and open to […]

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LaRocque elected to UPCEA board of directors

Monique LaRocque, associate provost of the Division of Lifelong Learning at the University of Maine, has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors for the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). LaRocque will be installed March 20 at the Annual Conference in Boston.  LaRocque has served as associate provost of […]

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Maine’s Public Universities welcome Roux Institute at Northeastern University to Maine

Editor’s note: A video of the Roux Institute announcement is online. Maine native and entrepreneur David Roux joined Northeastern University President Joseph Aoun today to announce the formation of the Roux Institute at Northeastern University in Portland. University of Maine System Trustee Gregory Johnson and University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy attended the announcement event […]

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Andre Khalil

UMaine receives patent for technology to aid in early detection of breast cancer

The University of Maine has been issued a patent for a computational approach that has the potential to assist in the early detection of breast cancer. With further validation, the recently patented technology could help identify dormant potentially cancerous tissue before it progresses to an aggressive metastatic cancer, allowing clinicians to take a proactive treatment […]

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Call for proposals to support UMaine events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community. Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. CA/DLS committee accepts applications four times a year. The next application deadline is Jan. 27, 2020. Grant applications […]

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UMM website updated

An updated website has been launched for the University of Maine’s regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias (UMM). With this update, UMM has adopted the features available on the UMaine website. New features include a searchable A–Z directory, a combined campus calendar, and new program-specific sites for UMM’s academic areas. Behind the scenes, […]

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Richard Powell

Powell named 2020 Distinguished Maine Professor

Richard Powell, a member of the University of Maine Political Science Department for nearly two decades, has been named the 2020 Distinguished Maine Professor, the university’s most prestigious faculty award. The annual Distinguished Maine Professor Award, administered by the University of Maine Alumni Association, honors a UMaine professor who exemplifies the highest qualities of teaching, […]

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Maine State Archives Bicentennial Moments highlights UMaine

The Maine State Archives Bicentennial Moments project posted a 30-second video about the origins of Maine’s land grant university.  The video includes historical and current photographs and the following script: “The United States Land Grant College Act of 1862 resulted in Maine having 210,00 acres to sell and to use the money to finance the […]

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