Student Life

Daley quoted in Sun Journal coverage of Stand Against Racism in Lewiston

Kirsten Daley of the University of Maine’s Office of Multicultural Student Life was quoted in a Sun Journal article about the seventh annual Stand Against Racism event held at the Lewiston YWCA. This year’s theme was “overcoming adversity,” and a panel of three women told their stories about the challenges they have faced and how […]

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WABI covers Clean Sweep Sale

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine’s annual Clean Sweep Sale at the Alfond Arena. Items that were unwanted by students at the end of the semester were offered to the public at discounted prices, WABI reported. The event is hosted by UMaine’s Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism, with all proceeds going […]

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UMaine earns Gold Level Status in Exercise is Medicine On Campus initiative

The University of Maine has been recognized with Gold Level Status for the Exercise is Medicine On Campus (EIM-OC) initiative. This is the highest level of recognition that can be earned for the initiative, requiring the university to facilitate collaboration between multiple groups to implement the EIM-OC goals. Cutler Health Center and Campus Recreation in […]

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WABI previews Clean Sweep Sale

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine will hold its annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–6 p.m. May 25 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. May 26 in Alfond Arena. Furniture, rugs, electronics, appliances, housewares, books, bedding, shoes and clothing will be among the items for sale. Items were donated by the university or students who […]

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Clean Sweep Sale to be held May 25–26 at Alfond Arena

The University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday, May 25 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, May 26 in Alfond Arena. Furniture, rugs, electronics, appliances, housewares, books, bedding, shoes and clothing will be among the items for sale. Items were donated by the university or students who moved out […]

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2018 UMaine graduates

UMaine’s newest graduates encouraged to be engaged in civil public discourse

The University of Maine’s newest graduates “have a key role to play in restoring the high ideals of civil discourse,” according to U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, the speaker at UMaine’s 216th Commencement ceremonies May 12 at Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. “Courage, civility, principles and even wit are increasingly rare commodities in our discourse […]

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Media report on campus goat visit to relieve stress during finals

The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News, WABI (Channel 5) and WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) reported on a recent visit by a herd of goats to the University of Maine campus. The goats were brought to campus to help students through the stress of finals, according to the AP. Students lined up to feed and […]

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UMaine to launch national search for next athletics director, BDN reports

The Bangor Daily News reported a national search for a University of Maine athletics director will begin in May. UMaine President Susan J. Hunter has appointed Robert Dana, UMaine vice president for student life and dean of students, chair of the search committee for the new permanent head of the state’s only Division I program. […]

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UMaine's 215 Commencement

UMaine’s 216th Commencement is May 12

More than 1,650 students, including 34 doctoral degree candidates, are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s 216th Commencement on May 12 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement will be held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies are ticketed events and live streaming will be […]

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