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GoFundMe account to benefit employee awaiting heart transplant

Lynn Hathaway, a 17-year employee of the University of Maine System, was recently admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is waiting for a heart transplant. Hathaway battled breast cancer in 2012, and underwent chemotherapy treatment. Although in remission from breast cancer, the chemotherapy caused her to have cardiomyopathy, along with congestive heart […]

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Innovation Engineering Inform Session May 17

Learn what Innovation Engineering at the University of Maine can do for faculty and students at a free inform session 9:30 a.m.–noon, May 17 at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. Innovation Engineering is designed to help people think about and implement projects faster and more efficiently. Concepts covered include problem solving, idea creation, communication […]

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Tips for attending UMaine’s Commencement ceremonies May 12

The University of Maine’s 2018 Commencement is May 12, with ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Alfond Sports Arena. Motorists in the Orono area will encounter heavier traffic than usual throughout much of the day. Anyone attending Commencement should plan to arrive early. Doors open at 8 a.m. for the morning ceremony; 1 […]

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Workshop on strategic negotiations for postdocs, grad students May 14

The Rising Tide Center at the University of Maine is sponsoring a May 14 workshop specifically developed for postdoctoral scholars and graduate students. The free workshop, “Strategic Negotiations for Postdocs and Graduate Students,” is designed to help academic professionals who are about to enter the workforce build effective negotiation and solution-finding skills. Facilitating will be […]

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Three UMaine journalism students named MAB Scholars

The Maine Association of Broadcasters (MAB) has announced the awarding of scholarship support to three University of Maine undergraduates. The 2017–2018 MAB Scholars are Lara Carney of Orono, Maine; Samuel Wheeler of Greenwood, Maine; and Arman Garavanian of Lowell, Massachusetts. They all are enrolled in UMaine’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and are majoring […]

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Roadway paving April 30–May 1

Campus roadway paving is scheduled Monday and Tuesday, April 30–May 1. Expect traffic delays in these areas: east end of Long Road (Cutler to Patch Hall), south end of Munson Road (Lengyel to Estabrooke), North Gym Lot/Alfond Lot and Heritage House.

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Meet UMaine’s 2018 Outstanding Graduating Students

Ten undergraduates have been named 2018 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Among them is Brianna DeGone, the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Engineering, and the 2018 salutatorian. The Outstanding Graduating Students will receive their degrees at UMaine’s 216th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 12. The other Outstanding Graduating […]

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Park Street entrance will be closed May 13–Aug. 30

A section of Rangeley Road will be closed May 13 through Aug. 30 during the installation of a roundabout at the intersection of Rangeley and Park streets by the Maine Department of Transportation. During this time, campus can be accessed by the College Avenue entrances located along Long, Munson and Sebec roads. Access to the […]

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UMaine well-represented at annual Society for American Archaeology meeting

The University of Maine was again well-represented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), held in Washington, D.C. from April 11–15. Alice Kelley, a geoarchaeologist and instructor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, Climate Change Institute (CCI), and Anthropology Department, co-organized the session, “Shell Middens: Formation, Function, Survey and […]

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