Outreach

Orono Middle School Officials Laud UMaine Connection

A WLBZ-TV report about the news that Orono Middle School has been named one of the top schools in the country included comments about the importance of the school’s connection with UMaine. Orono Middle School Principal Robert Lucy said the school’s relationship with UMaine enriches his students’ education. Teacher Ellen Carr said students are able […]

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News Story on Margaret Chase Smith Library

The Central Maine Morning Sentinel carried a news story about the announcement that UMaine is taking over daily operation and programs of the Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegan. Charles Morris, a senior research associate at UMaine’s Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, told the newspaper the move is an important one for the university system […]

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Standardbred Program Highlighted in BDN

The Bangor Daily News has a feature story about UMaine’s standardbred program, which teaches students the ins and outs of how to train and handle a breed of horse trained for harness racing. UMaine student Amy Bologna was interviewed for the article and student Amy Hofmann was featured in a series of photographs. The story […]

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Cain named Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow

Emily Ann Cain, the Maine House of Representatives Minority Floor Leader, will spend the day at the University of Maine on Tuesday, Dec. 6 as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program.  Cain is a UMaine graduate and current graduate student who represents House District 19, which includes part […]

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Coverage of Cohen Lecture Series

Events surrounding Thursday’s William S. Cohen Lecture, which included a talk by Gen. James Jones and roundtable with Cohen, were covered by several local media outlets. Jones was President Barack Obama’s first National Security Advisor and Cohen, a Bangor native, is the former congressman, senator, and secretary of defense under President Bill Clinton. The Bangor […]

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Art museum to host family “Art Factory” Dec. 3

The UMaine Museum of Art will host a family event called “Art Factory” on Saturday Dec. 3 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the museum in downtown Bangor.  This free event will provide hands-on holiday art-making opportunities for families who wish to drop in at any time between 11 and 3.  Participants will have opportunities to […]

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AP Article Advances William Cohen Lecture November 17

The Boston.com website and other news publications carried an Associated Press report advancing the Nov. 17 William Cohen Lecture at the University of Maine, which will present speaker James Jones, retired U.S. Marine general, Vietnam veteran and President Obama’s first national security adviser. Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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Tuesday WVOM interview to feature Settele

Jim Settele, assistant director of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs, will be interviewed live on WVOM’s  Tuesday morning George Hale and Ric Tyler Show.  In a discussion scheduled for just after 7:20 a.m., Settele, who is a recently retired Navy captain, will preview Thursday’s UMaine William S. Cohen Lecture. Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. […]

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UMaine, Library of Congress to collaborate on folklife collection project

The University of Maine and the Library of Congress have entered into an agreement that will allow for the preservation of an invaluable collection held at UMaine’s Folklife Center.  The collection, known as the Northeast Archives of Folklore and History, was developed over the course of 50 years by legendary UMaine professor and folklorist Edward […]

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