Student Life

UMaine community members invited to Bangor Pride parade, festival

The Division of Student Life, the Wilde Stein Queer-Straight Alliance and the Office of Human Resources invite all members of the University of Maine community, including students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends and family to join them as they march in the 2019 Bangor Pride parade on June 22. Lineup will begin at 11 a.m. […]

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WABI previews Clean Sweep Sale

WABI (Channel 5) previewed the annual Clean Sweep Sale at the University of Maine, scheduled for 11 a.m.–5 p.m. May 24 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. May 25 this year. The sale will be held in Alfond Arena, and proceeds will benefit the on-campus food pantry and student volunteer projects through the Bodwell Center for Service […]

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Penobscot Times previews Clean Sweep Sale May 24–25

The Penobscot Times reported the University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, May 24 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, May 25 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 and […]

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Clean Sweep Sale to be held May 24–25 at Alfond Arena

The University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, May 24 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, May 25 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 and students who moved out […]

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Drisanna Watson

Drisanna Watson earns Native American Research Internship in Utah

Drisanna Watson will begin her Native American Research Internship (NARI) at the University of Utah a couple of weeks after wrapping up her 19-credit spring semester at the University of Maine. The 10-week paid summer experience supports academic, career and personal development of Native American students interested in health science careers. A goal is to […]

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WABI interviews LaCroix during National Police Week

WABI (Channel 5) spoke with University of Maine Police Chief Roland LaCroix for a report during National Police Week. LaCroix referred to police officers as a “jack of all trades,” saying they need to have multiple abilities to deal with all sorts of different situations, scenarios and temperaments on a daily  basis. “They’ve got a […]

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Z107.3 previews Clean Sweep Sale

Z107.3 reported the University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–5 p.m. May 24 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. May 25 in Alfond Arena. Items for sale were donated by the university or students who moved out of the dorms at the end of the semester. The event is organized by UMaine’s […]

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Crew team

Men’s varsity four boat finishes fifth at New England Rowing Championships

The University of Maine Crew Club men’s varsity four boat placed fifth in the Grand Final at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) on May 4 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts. The boat of Garrett Robinson, Ben Duddy, Kile Gianetti, Alec Latham and coxswain Marissa Hughes completed the 2,000-meter course in 7:21.420. Bowdoin College […]

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WABI quotes Del Amo in report on lifeguard shortage

WABI (Channel 5) quoted Adrianna Del Amo, coordinator for fitness and aquatics at the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation Center, in a report on the summer lifeguard shortage. From now through summer, there’s a local lifeguard shortage due in part to college students leaving campus and going home for the break. “We’re always […]

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UMaine earns STARS Silver sustainability rating

The University of Maine earned its first STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for recycling and composting nearly half of its waste; promoting student life opportunities, including a Green Living and Learning dorm floor; reducing water consumption by 20 percent per campus user; and more. STARS, […]

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