Student Life

Media cover 30th annual Culturefest

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported on the 30th annual Culturefest held at the University of Maine. UMaine’s Office of International Programs and International Student Association hosted the daylong celebration that featured international cultural exhibits, food, children’s activities, a style show and performances. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public, […]

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UMaine to honor veterans with week of events

The University of Maine will recognize veterans with a week of events to coincide with Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The activities are coordinated by the UMaine Office of Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) and UMaine Veterans Association. UMaine Veterans Week activities will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 with the annual American and […]

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Maine Edge advances 30th annual Culturefest

The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release about the 30th annual Culturefest set Nov. 4 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The UMaine Office of International Programs and International Student Association will host the celebration of cultures from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The family-friendly event is free and open to […]

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UMaine to celebrate international education, cultural exchange Nov. 4–17

The University of Maine will celebrate and promote international education and global cultural exchange through a variety of events in November. Events will begin Saturday, Nov. 4 with the 30th annual Culturefest at the New Balance Student Recreation Center, and will end Friday, Nov. 17 with the Solidarity Harvest volunteer opportunity. Other activities will include […]

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30th annual Culturefest to be held Nov. 4

The University of Maine Office of International Programs and International Student Association will host a daylong celebration of cultures Saturday, Nov. 4 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The 30th annual Culturefest will feature international cultural exhibits, food, children’s activities, a style show and performances from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The family-friendly event […]

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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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