Student Life

Z107.3 previews Clean Sweep Sale

Z107.3 reported the University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–5 p.m. May 24 and 8 a.m.–1 p.m. May 25 in Alfond Arena. Items for sale were donated by the university or students who moved out of the dorms at the end of the semester. The event is organized by UMaine’s […]

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Crew team

Men’s varsity four boat finishes fifth at New England Rowing Championships

The University of Maine Crew Club men’s varsity four boat placed fifth in the Grand Final at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) on May 4 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts. The boat of Garrett Robinson, Ben Duddy, Kile Gianetti, Alec Latham and coxswain Marissa Hughes completed the 2,000-meter course in 7:21.420. Bowdoin College […]

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WABI quotes Del Amo in report on lifeguard shortage

WABI (Channel 5) quoted Adrianna Del Amo, coordinator for fitness and aquatics at the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation Center, in a report on the summer lifeguard shortage. From now through summer, there’s a local lifeguard shortage due in part to college students leaving campus and going home for the break. “We’re always […]

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UMaine earns STARS Silver sustainability rating

The University of Maine earned its first STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for recycling and composting nearly half of its waste; promoting student life opportunities, including a Green Living and Learning dorm floor; reducing water consumption by 20 percent per campus user; and more. STARS, […]

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WABI, WVII cover Maine Day service projects, philanthropy

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered service projects and philanthropy events on Maine Day. Following University of Maine tradition, classes were canceled and students, faculty, staff and community members were encouraged to participate in service projects to give back and spruce up the campus. “Today is a day of service for us to […]

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Engineering students constructing building for Old Town Fire Department

The University of Maine Construction Engineering Technology (CET) program is building a small facility for the Old Town Fire Department as part of a service learning project. The project was coordinated by the Student Construction Association and serves as a final assignment for CET 228 — Intro to Construction Estimating and Planning. The Old Town […]

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UMaine to recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day May 2

The University of Maine will recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day at noon May 2 at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King Memorial Plaza behind Memorial Union. The event will correspond with national and international events, and remarks will be given. In Hebrew, Holocaust Remembrance Day is called Yom Hashoah. In the United […]

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WABI previews student-led Maine Day Meal Packout

WABI (Channel 5) reported University of Maine students are preparing for the annual Maine Day Meal Packout on May 1. In food-packing events, campus and community volunteers box meals that are donated to food banks and community organizations that provide food for people in need. The event will be held 9 a.m.–noon in the Memorial […]

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Healthy High road races covered by WABI

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine’s 12th annual Healthy High 5k, 10k and 15k races and 1-mile fun run/walk. “We had a great turnout for the rain,” said race director Lauri Sidelko. “We had a torrential downpour, but people had great attitudes and a really good time.” Proceeds benefit the Student Wellness […]

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