Student Life

Student Featured In Story About Egypt Uprisings

UMaine international affairs student Maja Bedak was one of three people featured in a Portland Press Herald story about how the recent uprisings in Egypt affected college students and faculty who happened to be studying or researching in that country. Bedak, who lives in Portland, was halfway through her junior year abroad in a yearlong […]

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Applications Available for Acadian Internship Summer Program Students, Field Sponsors

Applications Available for Acadian Internship summer program students, field sponsors Contact: Dr. Sarah Nelson (207) 581-3454 or acadianinternship@gmail.com ORONO – The inaugural Acadian Internship Program is now accepting applications from students and conservation organizations for summer 2011. This innovative program combines formal coursework, offered for credit through the University of Maine’s Summer University, with a […]

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Report On Public Safety Certification Effort

The Bangor Daily News has a story about the UMaine Police Department’s effort to gain national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA. Members of the UMaine community may offer comments on the police department this weekend.

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Students Fan Out for Alternative Spring Break Volunteerism

Contact: Sean Campbell (207) 423-3983; (sean.campbell@umit.maine.edu) ORONO — Instead of heading for warm-weather beaches or ski and snowboarding vacations, about 100 University of Maine students will be packing their bags for a week of volunteer work in six states from Virginia to Texas as part of the longstanding Alternative Spring Break program. Seven groups of […]

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Student In Report On College-Level High School Courses

UMaine freshman Chris Low was quoted in a Morning Sentinel story about a Lawrence High School program that allows high school students to take college-level classes for credit. Low said the credit he earned in high school allowed him to readjust his college schedule without worrying he would lose credits. Taking a lighter course load, […]

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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

CONTACT: Chief Roland LaCroix Police Department ORONO – An assessor from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), will arrive on Saturday, Feb. 26 to examine all aspects of the University of Maine Police Department policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Roland LaCroix announced today. Verification by the team […]

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Preview Of International Dance Festival

The BDN previewed the International Dance Festival, which is scheduled for Saturday, February 19, at the Collins Center for the Arts. There will be performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Traditional dances from India, Africa, Vietnam, Brazil, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States will be performed. This free event typically attracts […]

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Channel 5 Reports on Winter Carnival

WABI television broadcast a Saturday report about UMaine’s winter carnival activities.  The story included an interview with E.J. Roach, UMaine’s director of campus activities.

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Bodwell Center Named Newman’s Own Grant Finalist

Contact: Andrea Gifford (207) 581-4031 or andrea.gifford@umit.maine.edu The University of Maine’s Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism has been selected as a finalist in the Newman’s Own Foundation Campus Community Service Challenge, a program conducted in affiliated with the America East conference. The Bodwell Center, which is one of nine nonprofits selected as finalists from […]

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