Student Life

UMaine Graduate Named New Bachelorette

There was plenty of media coverage, including an article in the Portland Press Herald, as Madawaska native and UMaine graduate Ashley Hebert was named the star of the latest edition of “The Bachelorette.” Hebert, who is currently in dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, finished third on “The Bachelor,” which ended its most recent […]

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Alum Continues On Survivor

UMaine graduate Ashley Underwood continues to appear on the hit reality series “Survivor: Redemption Island” and is staying under the radar, according to a Waterville Sentinel column written by Zach Dionne, another UMaine alum. Dionne is writing a weekly column while Underwood, a nursing major and former UMaine women’s basketball player, continues to remain on […]

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Camp Fair News Coverage

WABI Television provided coverage of Wednesday’s camp fair at UMaine’s Student Recreation and Fitness Center.  The Division of Student Affairs and Foster Center for Student Innovation partnered with the United Way of Eastern Maine to stage the event, which provided opportunities for area youngsters and their parents to learn about summer camp activities.

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Barker Comments in WLBZ Story About Women in the Sciences

Sharon Barker, director of the Women’s Resource Center at UMaine, was interviewed Wednesday by Bangor television station WLBZ during the 25th annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference, which was held at UMaine. Barker said numbers of females in many scientific fields are flat or dropping. The event, which is designed to help girls gain a broader […]

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UMaine Onward Information Sessions March 24

Contact: June Carter (207) 581-2312 or june.carter@umit.maine.edu ORONO — The University of Maine’s Onward Program, which helps people facing economic or academic challenges obtain four-year degrees, will host two information sessions on Thursday March 24. The sessions are scheduled for UMaine’s East Annex building from 2-4 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m.  Visitors will tour the […]

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America East Conference Awards Bodwell Center Philanthropy Grant

Contact: Lisa Morin, 581-4194 ORONO — The Newman’s Own Foundation, in conjunction with college basketball’s America East Conference, has awarded the University of Maine’s Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism an honorable mention award of $7,500 for its Welcome Weekend Day of Service. On the Welcome Weekend Day of Service, as many as 1,600 incoming […]

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Andover, Mass. Concert Previewed

The Andover (Mass.) Statesman previews a Wednesday March 19 concert featuring UMaine student performers.  The University Singers, under the direction of Prof. Dennis Cox, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall.  An admissions event for accepted North Shore-area students will precede the concert.

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Moriarity Talking About Camp Fair

Jesse Moriarity of the UMaine Foster Center for Student Innovation spoke today with Cumulus Radio News (WQCB – 106.5 – and other stations) for a story about the Wednesday March 9 summer camp fair, scheduled for UMaine’s Student Recreation and Fitness Center.  She will also appear Monday morning between 8 and 9 a.m. on three […]

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