Outreach

Mainely Baroque to join faculty, students for two performances

The School of Performing Arts at the University of Maine will host two performances of Mainely Baroque, a musical trio of European early music specialists, in concert with UMaine students and faculty. Mainely Baroque returns to UMaine with a program of repertoire for multiple voices or parts, titled, “A più parti: 17th century music for […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming 2017 to be celebrated Oct. 13–15

The University of Maine’s Homecoming 2017 will be celebrated with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 13–15. Homecoming will kick off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, as well as the 2017 Cohen Lecture on “Assessing the First Year of an Unconventional Presidency” at 2:30 p.m. in the Collins Center for the […]

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Office of Sustainability to hold trivia night, energy fair

The University of Maine Office of Sustainability will offer two free public events for people to learn how to protect the planet and save money while having fun and competing for prizes. UMaine Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Trivia Night will be held 5–7 p.m. Oct. 25 in the FFA room on the second floor of […]

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WVII covers fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence held at the University of Maine. The march was sponsored by MBS Corps, which partnered with UMaine Athletics, Student Life, Partners for Peace and other organizations. “It’s a bigger issue than people realize,” Marcus Harding, vice president of MBS Corps, said about domestic […]

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Grow an interest in gardening with UMaine Extension

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers in Androscoggin and Sagadahoc counties will hold a Garden Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at Topsham Public Library. The fair is designed for novice and experienced gardeners and will feature presentations by local experts and UMaine Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Topics will […]

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Maine Hunger Dialogue begins Oct. 20

Food waste and recovery will be the focus of the 4th Annual Maine Hunger Dialogue beginning at noon Oct. 20 and running until 2:15 p.m Oct. 21., at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. During the event, roughly 150 students and staff from 20 universities and colleges statewide will pack 10,000 nutritious, nonperishable meals for Maine food pantries. […]

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Marine sciences students attend boot camp

First-year students take the plunge at marine sciences boot camp

Boot Camp 2017 marked the fifth year of a popular three-day orientation program for first-year students in the University of Maine School of Marine Sciences. Thirty first-year marine science students spent time in, on and under the water with faculty and staff who will be their instructors at UMaine. Held the week before the beginning […]

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