Student Life

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UMaine ranked among top institutions nationally in 2024 college guides

The University of Maine has once again been ranked among the best higher education institutions nationwide in multiple annual college guides. In the U.S. News and World Report 2024 Best Colleges, UMaine was featured in a list of top National Universities — those producing groundbreaking research and offering a full range of undergraduate, master’s and […]

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Bookstore and Bear Necessities hosting holiday sales

The University Bookstore in the Memorial Union and Bear Necessities Fan Shop at the Harold Alfond Sports Arena are hosting holiday sales during the last week of the month and in December.  The University Bookstore kicks off its annual Tech the Halls celebration on Cyber Monday, Nov. 27. Shop special deals on Apple and Dell […]

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CUGR announces 2023-24 academic year fellowship recipients

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2023-24 CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) academic year fellowship winners.  The CUGR Research and Creative Activities fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-supervised research. They are supported through the Office of the Vice President for Research. […]

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UMaine men’s rugby heading to regional playoffs with zero losses

The University of Maine Men’s Rugby Team will enter the regional playoffs for Division II of National Collegiate Rugby with a 7-0 record so far this season.  Black Bears, the third-ranked team in the country, are among four teams playing in the East Regionals Friday-Sunday, Nov. 17-19 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Whichever team wins will compete […]

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Chancellor Malloy holding town hall, office hours Nov. 20

University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy will hold a town hall and office hours during his visit to the University of Maine on Nov. 20.  The town hall, co-led by UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Bangor Room at Memorial Union. Members of the UMaine community can attend […]

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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 and the University of Maine at Machias to enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of the campuses. Grants support up to 50% of expenses associated with cultural events, speaking engagements and lectures, with a maximum grant award of up […]

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Kimmy Chhoeuk: Paving the way for future career in physical therapy

When she graduates from the University of Maine in May, Kimmy Chhoeuk of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, plans to go directly into a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Although she’s not sure where she’ll continue her education, Chhoeuk — a kinesiology and physical education major with a concentration in exercise science and a minor in psychology […]

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