Student Life

UMaine Dining launches ‘Chef’s Table’ at Bear’s Den Sept. 28

University of Maine Dining will launch a new monthly series, Chef’s Table, on Sept. 28. The event in the Bear’s Den in the Memorial Union will feature one of UMaine’s executive chefs hosting a themed tasting showcasing locally sourced ingredients.  The series launches at 2 p.m. with UMaine Dining executive sous chef Todd Chasteen creating beet bruschetta with UMaine […]

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UMaine faculty, alumni speak with News Center about new engineering center

Dana Humphrey, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Maine, and Masoud Rais-Rohani, a UMaine professor of engineering, talked with News Center Maine about the progress of the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center construction. Humphrey said he is particularly proud of the involvement of current students and alumni in designing the […]

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UMaine, UMaine Machias national rankings highlighted in BDN

The Bangor Daily News shared a University of Maine news release recognizing the University of Maine and its regional campus, UMaine Machias, in several annual college guides that rank the best higher education institutions each year. UMaine and UMaine Machias were acknowledged by U.S. News and World Report for excellence in two or more categories […]

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WABI, WVII report on upcoming BioBlitz event

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the upcoming BioBlitz event hosted by School of Biology and Ecology Graduate Organization (SBE GO) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18–19. BioBlitzes, sometimes called biological censuses, are citizen-science events held worldwide to record observed plants, animals, fungi and other organisms in a given area […]

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BDN reports on new sports management major

The Bangor Daily News reported on the Maine Business School introducing its first new major since 1965 this semester: sports management. “It’s really gratifying to see new opportunities opening up for students in a very specific domain that’s growing quickly,” says Jason Harkins, associate dean for the school.

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Brian Sanchez

Brian Sanchez: Pathways graduate excels in NROTC, engineering

Brian Sanchez, a first-generation college student at the University of Maine, 3,000 miles from his home in Soledad, California, became a top performer in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering through grit and a determination to succeed.  Sanchez, now a junior and midshipman third class, joined UMaine […]

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WABI talks with Smith, Hoeger about kneeling art project

WABI (Channel 5) talked with Susan Smith, the director of the intermedia master of arts programs at the University of Maine, and Katarina Hoeger, a UMaine student, about “The Kneeling Art Photography Project.” Smith said the photography exhibit, which is on display at the Innovative Media Research Commercialization Center at UMaine through Sept. 30, speaks […]

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BDN reports on UMaine bioblitz Sept. 18–19

The Bangor Daily News shared a University of Maine news release announcing that the University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology Graduate Organization will conduct a campus bioblitz from 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 18–19. This bioblitz seeks to promote interest in, and awareness of, biodiversity and conservation while connecting participants to the campus environment. […]

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Leslie article featured in local media

Heather Leslie, the director of the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC), penned a news release highlighting the DMC’s three-day marine sciences boot camp that was published in the Wiscasset Newspaper, the Boothbay Register and the Penobscot Bay Pilot. This orientation provides an opportunity for new marine sciences students to become acquainted with the […]

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