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UMaine to present TV host Bill Green in conversation with NPR’s Brian Naylor

Popular Maine television personality and UMaine alumnus, Bill Green, will be the featured guest of the inaugural Framing Maine conversation series at the University of Maine on Nov. 9. The 6:30 p.m. event, “Framing Maine: A Conversation with Bill Green,” will take place in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. Tickets are required for […]

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Winter Session registration begins Oct. 23

Registration for the third year of Winter Session at the University of Maine begins Oct. 23. The session, which runs Dec. 27, 2017 through Jan. 16, 2018, will feature 30 online courses, including a number of high-demand classes that fulfill general education requirements, as well as some 300- and 400-level options. Winter Session continues to […]

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UMaine to conduct annual emergency communications system test Oct. 16

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Oct. 16, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to […]

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Public invited to conference on ‘Reclaiming a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence’

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, Peace and Reconciliation Studies, and ESTIA invite the public to attend the fall conference, “Reclaiming a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at Buchanan Alumni House. Presenters include: Darren Ranco, George J. Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research […]

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‘Russia, Ukraine, and Euro-Atlantic Security’ conference slated Oct. 12–13

The University of Maine’s School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA) and Cohen Institute for Leadership and Public Service will co-host the two-day conference, “Russia, Ukraine, and Euro-Atlantic Security” Oct. 12–13. Speakers will include former diplomats and academics representing Russian, European, Ukrainian and American perspectives. The conference will conclude with a roundtable discussion involving the […]

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Postponed indefinitely: Inaugural King Chair Lecture

Editor’s note: as of Oct. 11 the inaugural King Chair Lecture has been postponed indefinitely. The power of stories will be the focus of the inaugural Stephen E. King Chair Lecture Oct. 25 at the University of Maine by internationally recognized educator Nancie Atwell. The free public lecture begins at 7:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital […]

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UMaine PD campus alert

The UMaine Police Department received a report of unlawful sexual contact the evening of Oct. 1 in a public men’s restroom on campus. The suspect is Mark Tenneson, 55, of Livermore Falls. He is 5’9″, 170 pounds, blue eyes, gray hair and beard. His whereabouts are unknown at this time. If suspect is seen on […]

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