Student Life

UMaine, HELP University sign five-year academic, research agreement

A memorandum of understanding signed Dec. 3 between the University of Maine and HELP University, Malaysia will enhance educational, scientific and cultural cooperation between the two institutions. In a virtual ceremony, HELP president and co-founder Paul Chan and John Volin, UMaine executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, representing the University of Maine System, […]

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Media highlight UMaine students, alumni competing in 2022 Winter Olympics

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, News Center Maine, Courier-Gazette and WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) highlighted University of Maine students and alumni who will be competing in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Sun Journal shared the Press Herald story. WPFO (Channel 23 in Waterville) shared the coverage from WGME.

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Photo of a whale skull on top of a pile of rocks

Summer University Student Art Contest Winner Announced

Rebecca Stanley’s photograph of a whale skull on Isle Au Haut has been selected as the winning entry in a student art contest sponsored by the University of Maine Division of Lifelong Learning. Her photograph will be used on this year’s Summer University poster and in other promotions.  Stanley, who is from Aurora, Illinois and […]

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Melissa Jankowski

Melissa Jankowski: Aspiring forensic psychologist evaluates inmates, patients at N.C. prison complex

To become a forensic psychologist, Melissa Jankowski decided to participate in a competitive internship at a prison complex famous for housing several high-profile inmates: the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner, North Carolina.  Many know FCC Butner for having housed Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and Tiger King Joe Exoctic, but it doesn’t only house incarcerated individuals. The […]

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Statement from President Joan Ferrini-Mundy about UMaine’s return

University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias President Joan Ferrini-Mundy released a statement about the return to in-person learning this semester.  “The University of Maine and its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias, return for in-person learning and work as planned on Tuesday, Jan. 18,” President Ferrini-Mundy says. “UMaine students who have […]

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Call for proposals for the Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine to enhance the artistic, cultural, and intellectual life of the campus of the University of Maine and to support speaking engagements or lectures at the University of Maine at Machias.    Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural […]

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