Student Life

Ferrini-Mundy talks with News Center about successful semester at UMaine

President of the University of Maine and the University of Maine Machias Joan Ferrini-Mundy was interviewed by News Center Maine to mark the conclusion of in-person learning last week. “We had a fantastic plan and so many people worked all the way through the semester, and I think it went really, very, very well,” Ferrini-Mundy […]

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WABI talks with Quinn about food insecurity, SAAC support for campus food pantry

WABI (Channel 5) interviewed Buffie Quinn, cooperating faculty in the Maine Business School and adviser to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) about SAAC efforts to raise money to support the Black Bear Exchange, a campus food pantry that serves students, faculty, staff and their immediate families. Quinn noted that the need has increased significantly […]

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Media report UMaine students quarantined over Thanksgiving

The Bangor Daily News and WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) reported that 50 students across the University of Maine System were quarantined during Thanksgiving, and interviewed a first year UMaine student for the story. The College Post reported that 15 students quarantined at UMaine were provided access to counseling services, were having meals delivered daily […]

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WABI reports on bookstore’s discount to support Black Bear Exchange

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University Bookstore offering a discount to customers who donate food items to Black Bear Exchange, the on-campus food pantry. The store will offer a voucher for 30% off one regular priced item valid through Dec. 31 in exchange for three eligible nonperishable food items. “There’s just such a need […]

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Male Athletes Against Violence release ‘Hands are not for Hitting’ videos

Members of the University of Maine’s Male Athletes Against Violence group released videos of members reading the children’s book “Hands Are Not for Hitting,” and are making them available to local elementary schools. The 2009 book, written by psychologist Martine Agassi and illustrated by Marieka Heinlen, teaches children that violence is never OK, and how […]

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Press Herald updates UMS COVID-19 case numbers

The Portland Press Herald reported 67 active coronavirus cases among the eight University of Maine System campuses on Sunday, including 10 students and 47 total cases at UMaine. Centralmaine.com shared the Press Herald story.

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Fall issue of Maine Policy Review now available, includes winning student essays

The fall 2020 issue of Maine Policy Review (Volume 29, No. 2), a special issue celebrating Maine’s bicentennial, is now available on MPR’s Digital Commons site. A brief look at this issue is available on MPR’s website. The issue provides an overview of Maine’s rich history with articles that focus on the state’s economic development and demographics and articles that […]

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Culturefest 2020 to share international traditions online

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of International Programs (OIP) and the International Student Association (ISA) will highlight the international community at the University of Maine by celebrating Culturefest 2020 online. A Culturefest website will be launched on Monday, Nov. 23, to highlight the rich traditions of UMaine’s international faculty, staff and students.  The website […]

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