Student Life

Call for proposals to support UMaine events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community. Grants support up to 50 percent of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. Past awards have supported lectures, Culturefest, the International Dance Festival, exhibits, performances and guest artists. The next […]

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New Balance Student Recreation Center celebrating 10 years

The University of Maine and Campus Recreation are celebrating 10 years of the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Members of the UMaine community are invited to attend a kickoff anniversary celebration featuring speakers, refreshments and door prizes from 3–5 p.m. Sept. 6 at the center. The event will recognize the center for its contributions to […]

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50 Things bucket list

Communication class project develops a UMaine bucket list for students

This past spring, 23 University of Maine seniors in a communication course collaborated on a capstone project to create a useful resource for UMaine and its students for years to come. The project, “50 Things to Do Before You Graduate from the University of Maine,” is a UMaine bucket list for students by students. It […]

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Day of Service

Welcome Weekend Day of Service allows incoming students to give back to community

More than 2,000 first-year University of Maine students are expected to volunteer for community projects as part of the eighth annual Welcome Weekend Day of Service on Saturday, Aug. 26. The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism coordinates the Welcome Weekend Day of Service to provide opportunities for new students to learn about the community […]

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Volunteers sought for 2017 Maine Hello, Welcome Weekend Day of Service

The University of Maine’s First Year Experience is recruiting volunteers to welcome UMaine’s Class of 2021 during Maine Hello on Friday, Aug. 25. Maine Hello is a campuswide event where returning students, faculty and staff welcome new students and their families as they arrive on campus. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., volunteers will assist […]

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Finn McMahon-Allwine

Finn McMahon-Allwine: Pursuing broadcast journalism at CBS News internship

Finn McMahon-Allwine grew up in Blue Hill, Maine and knew he wanted to stay close to home for college. “My college counselor recommended UMaine because of its wide range of options,” says McMahon-Allwine, who then fell in love with the campus during a spring tour his senior year of high school. Three years later, McMahon-Allwine […]

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Wilson Center welcomes new director

The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration and Multifaith Dialogue welcomed the Rev. Lauren Seganos Cohen as its new director on July 1. Cohen comes to the Wilson Center with a passion for higher education and multifaith engagement. She was the inaugural interfaith service coordinator at Juniata College in Pennsylvania, facilitating undergraduate opportunities for interfaith and […]

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Public invited to potluck, dance with UMaine Mandela Washington Fellows

University of Maine community members are invited to join the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows for an international potluck and dance party on July 20. From 6 to 10 p.m., the fellows will join members of the local Women of the World (WOW) group and UMaine International Student Association (ISA) to host the public cultural exchange […]

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Penobscot float trip

Read transcript In the School of Earth and Climate Sciences’ Earth Systems class students participate in hands-on learning in the field and on the river.

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