Student Life

CUGR, MSGC academic year fellowships recipients announced for 2022–23

The University of Maine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2022–23 undergraduate and graduate recipients of the CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) academic year fellowships. The undergraduate and graduate winners are listed on the CUGR website.  The CUGR Research and Creative Activities fellowships were developed to increase student involvement in faculty-supervised […]

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Zipe Education shares Warburton profile

Zipe Education shared a profile about Evan Warburton, a University of Maine undergraduate studying the underground fungal networks that support forest ecosystems on Maine’s coastal islands. “I want to find a way to apply what I’m finding out to forestry practices. If you leave certain trees that don’t have as much value in the lumbering […]

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BDN features UMaine Phage class

The Bangor Daily News featured the University of Maine’s Phage Genomics class. Since its founding, the course has not only led to over 46 published genomes and five published scientific papers that students have co-authored, but also an enduring community of students and peer mentorship network that is only getting stronger with the class’ recent […]

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Commuter Week is Nov. 28–Dec. 2

The Center for Student Involvement is hosting Commuter Week Nov. 28–Dec. 2, featuring a variety of free activities for commuter and nontraditional students.  Most events will be held in the Commuter Lounge, a space designed to serve as a quiet study and social space for commuter students that offers coffee, tables, whiteboards, helpful staff, a […]

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Through RLE, popular Phage class is taken to the next level

Editor’s note: Story updated Nov. 21, 2022 In Phage Genomics at the University of Maine, students can go from playing with dirt to being published scientists over the course of two semesters. Despite being academically challenging and time intensive, Phage Genomics, or simply “Phage,” as the students know it, is almost universally beloved by those […]

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Call for performers at 2023 International Dance Festival

The Office of International Programs and the International Student Association is issuing a call for performers for the 2023 International Dance Festival in the Collins Center for the Arts on Feb. 11, with shows at 2 p.m. and 7 .p.m.  The annual event showcasing performances from around the world is a unique opportunity for cross-cultural […]

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UMaine named a top university for encouraging students to vote by Civic Nation

The University of Maine has been ranked among the top higher education institutions for engagement in student voting by the nonprofit Civic Nation.  UMaine participated in the organization’s All In Campus Democracy Challenge, which recognized colleges and universities for their efforts to increase voter turnout among students, and to institutionalize political engagement and civic learning. […]

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