Student Life

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Anastasia Lipp: 2022 Lunder Summer Internship recipient 

Anastasia Lipp from New Gloucester, Maine has been awarded the prestigious Lunder Summer Internship in Studio Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Lipp is a rising senior at UMaine and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in studio art with a minor in psychology.  During Lipp’s first year of college, she was […]

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Maiwand Kakar: IEI in Turkey

Maiwand Kakar enrolled in the Intensive English Institute at the University of Maine for the 2021–22 academic year as an online student based in Turkey. He was recommended for participation by his mentor and virtual language tutor Peter Collins from Blue Hill, Maine. Peter, who had completed the TESOL Certificate at UMaine IEI in 2016, […]

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Office of International Programs announces 2022 recipients of President Winthrop C. Libby/Reverend Pavlos T. Taiganides Award

The University of Maine Office of International Programs announced three recipients of the 2022 President Winthrop C. Libby/Reverend Pavlos T. Taiganides Award: Betelhem Abay from Ethiopia, Saman Zare from Iran and Priya Bhatta from Nepal. The award is given annually to new international graduates who contributed the most in international relations on the campus and […]

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UMaine Auxiliary Services featured in College Services magazine

The University of Maine Auxiliary Services department was featured in College Services magazine for its exceptional dedication to the on- and off-campus community. The article highlighted how UMaine Dining, Housing Services, the Bookstore, University Volunteer Ambulance Corps and more support the university community. The story also featured UMaine Auxiliary Services’ role during the pandemic in […]

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Emily Dunlap: The UMaine music education experience

Emily Dunlap from Old Town, Maine is a rising fourth-year music education major with an instrumental concentration. She is also in the Honors College. Dunlap has received the Thomas E. Lynch Honors Fellowship, been recognized as a James S. Stevens Outstanding Junior and is an alumni member of the 2021 Macy’s Great American Alumni Marching […]

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UMaine Men’s Rugby Team places fifth in division of national championship

The University of Maine Men’s Rugby Team placed fifth in the small college division of the 2022 Collegiate Rugby Championship May 28–30. Black Bears, led by team captain Shawn Nitsche of Shelton, Connecticut, defeated teams from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, the University of Denver, Susquehanna University, the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Coastal Carolina University […]

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Riley Clark earns prestigious Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award

Riley Clark earns prestigious Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award

The National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) has announced that University of Maine diver Riley Clark is one of five national recipients of its prestigious 2022 Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award. Clark will be honored at the 2022 N4A Convention in Las Vegas on June 27. The N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award […]

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PenBay Pilot features Darling Marine Center graduate students

The Penobscot Bay Pilot featured several UMaine graduate students who completed their work at the Darling Marine Center during the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic who have stayed to work in Maine after graduation. Struan Coleman studied the economics of scallop farming in Maine, which led him to working for an environmental research […]

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Darling Marine Center graduate students make their homes and futures in Maine

When he arrived at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in the summer of 2018, Struan Coleman did not expect to spend several years living in rural Maine. Coleman was recruited to Damian Brady’s research group and tasked with investigating the growth rates of oysters living in different parts of the Damariscotta River. The […]

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