Student Life

Walk, wellness fair to highlight Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month

To celebrate Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month, the University of Maine is offering several October events to promote wellness. President Susan J. Hunter and Robert Dana, vice president for student life and dean of students at UMaine, will lead a walk starting at noon Oct. 12 on the Mall in front of Fogler Library. […]

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WVII covers fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence held at the University of Maine. The march was sponsored by MBS Corps, which partnered with UMaine Athletics, Student Life, Partners for Peace and other organizations. “It’s a bigger issue than people realize,” Marcus Harding, vice president of MBS Corps, said about domestic […]

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Fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence slated for Oct. 3

The fourth annual March Against Domestic Violence will take place at noon Tuesday, Oct. 3, on the Mall in front of Fogler Library. The march is sponsored by MBS Corps, which partnered with UMaine Athletics, Student Life, Partners for Peace (formerly known as Spruce Run-Womancare Alliance) and other organizations. Following the march, remarks will be […]

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WABI previews fraternity’s ‘Humvee Push’ to raise money for troops

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Omega Mu chapter will host its second annual “Humvee Push” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Teams are invited to push a Down East Emergency Medical Institute (DEEMI) Humvee 20 yards in the tennis court parking lot near the New Balance […]

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FIJI to host second annual ‘Humvee Push’ to raise money for troops

The University of Maine Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Omega Mu chapter invites teams to compete in a “Humvee Push” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 to raise money for the United Service Organizations (USO) to support U.S. troops. The team that pushes a Down East Emergency Medical Institute (DEEMI) Humvee 20 yards in […]

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Author, activist Nicolazzo to lecture Sept. 19

Author, educator and activist Z Nicolazzo will speak Sept. 19 at the University of Maine. The free public lecture, “Honor Our Dead and Fight Like Hell for the Living,” will take place at 5 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. Nicolazzo is an assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education Program, and a faculty associate […]

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Study Abroad Fair to be held Sept. 14

The University of Maine International Programs’ Study Abroad Fair will be held 2–5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the first-floor ballroom of Estabrooke Hall. The free event is held to inform UMaine students, faculty and staff about the programs available for all majors to study, intern, research or teach abroad. Information will be available on […]

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Student Wellness Resource Center cited as leading resource

The University of Maine Student Wellness Resource Center was included in TopCounselingSchools.org’s “30 universities that are leading the way with wellness centers for students.” The center came in at 16 on the list of “facilities that stand out as the best in the country.” UMaine’s Student Wellness Resource Center “goes above and beyond to ensure […]

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Vice President Dana speaks with BDN about Family and Friends Weekend

University of Maine Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Robert Dana spoke with the Bangor Daily News for an article about parents and students preparing for family weekends at colleges and universities around the state. “The separation of young people from their homes and parents and families and communities is a complex […]

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Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 22–24

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22–24. Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend, including planetarium shows at the Emera Astronomy Center, a lobster bake sponsored by the University Credit Union, an outdoor showing of “Wonder Woman,” and a jazz brunch. Online registration is […]

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