Outreach

Digital Humanities Week slated Oct. 7–10

The second biannual Digital Humanities Week will take place Oct. 7–10 across the University of Maine campus. This year’s program, titled “Surfacing,” calls for the humanities to increase its influence in today’s rapidly changing world. As Maine’s first THATCamp (The Humanities And Technology Camp), the conference will be more collaborative, participatory and informal than average […]

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WVII Covers Forum on Bullying for School Counselors, Leaders

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the University of Maine College for Education and Human Development’s “Flagship Forum: Conference for Maine School Counselors and Leaders.” The professional development opportunity focused on working with students who experience bullying. This year’s forum attracted nearly 300 participants.

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WABI Reports on Cooperative Extension’s Gleaning Initiative

WABI (Channel 5) reported on a Hancock County gleaning initiative — the act of harvesting extra crops and sharing with those in need — put on by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Healthy Acadia. Food collected at farms throughout the county are collected by volunteers and redistributed to food pantries throughout Hancock County.

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WABI, WVII Cover Suicide Prevention Walk

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered the Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk at the University of Maine. The UMaine Counseling Center and Touchstone Resources organized the event as part of the group’s ongoing efforts to raise suicide awareness. Funds from the walk go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Big Gig Networking Event Oct. 22 at Verve

Big Gig, the network for innovators and entrepreneurs in Orono, Old Town, Bangor and beyond, is holding a networking event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Verve in downtown Orono. The goal of the event is to create a network of innovators and entrepreneurs looking to make positive economic changes in their […]

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AP Previews Forum on Bullying for School Counselors, Leaders

The Associated Press previewed the University of Maine College for Education and Human Development’s “Flagship Forum: Conference for Maine School Counselors and Leaders.” The professional development opportunity will focus on working with students who experience bullying. WGME (Channel 13), Portland Press Herald, WLBZ (Channel 2) and the San Francisco Chronicle were among news organizations to […]

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Wyeth Family Studio Art Center Dedicated at the University of Maine

The Wyeth Family Studio Art Center was dedicated Sept. 29 at the University of Maine honoring the legacy of the three generations of internationally recognized artists intrinsically linked to the state’s storied visual arts tradition. “This is a remarkable gathering of people who love art and love the University of Maine,” said UMaine President Paul […]

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