Student Life

WABI advances Clothesline Project recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month

WABI (Channel 5) advanced the Clothesline Project at the University of Maine, an installation on the Mall to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as part of a roundup of related events across the state. The project, a display of clothing created by survivors, is a collaboration with Bangor-based organizations Partners for Peace and Rape Response […]

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Earth Week 2019 to feature festival, other sustainability events

Editor’s note: Check the online schedule prior to attending events in case of last-minute changes. Earth Week 2019 at the University of Maine will be held April 22–27, and will include various events and activities focused on themes of sustainability and environmental awareness. This year’s theme is “Protect Our Species.” The week will kick off […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities at UMaine

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the University of Maine will host two outdoor events — The Clothesline Project April 22–25 and Denim Day April 24, both to be held in the area between Fogler Library and Memorial Union. The free public events are in addition to the “Against My Will UMaine” exhibit on […]

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Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel profile Outstanding Graduating Student

The Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel reported Eben Lenfest, of Smithfield, has been named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Engineering at the University of Maine. Lenfest is a mechanical engineering major with minors in robotics and ocean and marine engineering. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the E. James […]

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WABI, WVII cover Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered the annual Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge, held at the University of Maine on April 13. More than 150 people participated in the challenge, which involved a variety of physical activities such as pack runs, pullups and mud crawls, WABI reported. The challenge was created in 2011 to […]

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UMaine to host regional engineering conference, concrete canoe, steel bridge competition

The University of Maine Student Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will participate in and host the New England ASCE Regional Student Conference April 12–14. The event is one of 19 conferences held annually where students come together for a business meeting, professional/technical presentations, competitions, social activities and an awards banquet. The […]

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BDN includes annual UMaine Drag Show in weekend event roundup

The Bangor Daily News included the annual University of Maine Pride Week Drag Show in a “Culture Shock” roundup of local events slated for the weekend. The show will be held at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Collins Center for the Arts, and will feature RuPaul’s Drag Race finalist Roxxxy Andrews, according to the […]

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BDN reports four student-athletes among Outstanding Graduating Students

The Bangor Daily News reported four student-athletes are among this year’s Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Vincent Eze, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was named the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Education and Human Development. The child development and family relations and sociology double major is a forward on the men’s […]

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2019 Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge to be held April 13

The University of Maine will host the 2019 1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman Memorial Fitness Challenge on April 13. Four-person teams, which can register in one of three categories, will participate beginning at 11:30 a.m. in a variety of physical activities including pack runs, pull-ups and a crawl through a mud pit. The course will […]

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