Student Life

Healthy High to be held April 27, roads closed during race

The 12th annual Healthy High 5k, 10k and 15k races and 1-mile fun run/walk will be held 9 a.m.–1 p.m. April 27 on the University of Maine campus. More than 1,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators are expected to take part in the race that begins and ends at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. […]

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Clothesline Project, Denim Day raise awareness of sexual assault, WABI reports

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine is recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month through the Clothesline Project and Denim Day. The Clothesline Project, an installation on the Mall, features shirts with unique, handmade designs made by survivors that depict stories of violence and the struggles to overcome abuse, WABI reported. The project is a […]

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WABI covers Earth Day celebration at UMaine

WABI (Channel 5) covered a celebration of Earth Day at the University of Maine. Groups on campus hosted SpringFest on April 22 to educate their peers about the importance of green living and sustainability on a college campus, WABI reported. “Campuses are one of the biggest carbon emitters. They’re huge institutions with lots of people […]

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Mortarboard decorating party for UMaine graduates April 24

A “Creative Caps” decorating party for soon-to-be University of Maine graduates will be held 3–6 p.m. April 24 outside University Bookstore in the Memorial Union. The free event will feature crafting supplies, music, light refreshments and photographs of students with their bedazzled mortarboards. It is sponsored by University Bookstore, and Campus Activities and Student Engagement.

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WABI advances Clothesline Project recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month

WABI (Channel 5) advanced the Clothesline Project at the University of Maine, an installation on the Mall to recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as part of a roundup of related events across the state. The project, a display of clothing created by survivors, is a collaboration with Bangor-based organizations Partners for Peace and Rape Response […]

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Earth Week 2019 to feature festival, other sustainability events

Editor’s note: Check the online schedule prior to attending events in case of last-minute changes. Earth Week 2019 at the University of Maine will be held April 22–27, and will include various events and activities focused on themes of sustainability and environmental awareness. This year’s theme is “Protect Our Species.” The week will kick off […]

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities at UMaine

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the University of Maine will host two outdoor events — The Clothesline Project April 22–25 and Denim Day April 24, both to be held in the area between Fogler Library and Memorial Union. The free public events are in addition to the “Against My Will UMaine” exhibit on […]

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Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel profile Outstanding Graduating Student

The Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel reported Eben Lenfest, of Smithfield, has been named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Engineering at the University of Maine. Lenfest is a mechanical engineering major with minors in robotics and ocean and marine engineering. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of the E. James […]

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