UMaine 150

WVII interviews Dean Humphrey about Open University Day

WVII (Channel 7) spoke with University of Maine College of Engineering Dean Dana Humphrey about Open University Day, which is slated from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. In celebration of the university’s 150th anniversary, the day will feature tours, presentations, performances and more at nearly 30 venues on campus, including labs, research […]

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Maine Edge interviews Tim Sample ahead of UMaine visit

The Maine Edge spoke with Maine humorist Tim Sample ahead of his two appearances as part of the University of Maine’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday, Oct. 17, during Homecoming Weekend. At 7 p.m., Sample, will read passages from Stephen King’s new short story “Drunken Fireworks.” Sample, who narrated the recently released audiobook, also will talk […]

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I-95 previews UMaine Homecoming, Open University Day events

Bangor’s Classic Rock Station I-95 (95.7 FM) advanced University of Maine Homecoming events slated for Oct. 16–18, including the Craft Fair, athletic events, star shows, performances and Open University Day. More information about Homecoming and Open University Day is online.

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Allan Arch

Allan Arch: Celebrating UMaine for 50 years

Allan Arch, a 1965 University of Maine alumnus, was a student during the university’s 100th anniversary. This October, he is experiencing another UMaine milestone as the institution celebrates its 150th anniversary. Arch of Fort Lauderdale, Florida returned to campus Oct. 7–8 for his 50th reunion. “I remember the 100th as a special year,” he says. […]

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WABI interviews alumnus celebrating 50th reunion

WABI (Channel 5) spoke with Allan Arch, a 1965 University of Maine alumnus, who visited the campus from his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for his 50th reunion. Arch was a student during the university’s 100th anniversary and is experiencing another UMaine milestone as the institution celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. While Arch majored […]

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Maine Edge previews Open University Day

The Maine Edge carried a University of Maine news release announcing UMaine’s yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary continues with Open University Day on Oct. 17, held in conjunction with Homecoming, and Family and Friends Weekend from Oct. 16–18. A list of all public events throughout the weekend, including athletics events, art exhibits, planetarium shows, […]

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Fireworks

Maine humorist Tim Sample brings ‘Drunken Fireworks’ to UMaine

Maine humorist Tim Sample will be at the University of Maine for two appearances as part of UMaine’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday, Oct. 17, during Homecoming Weekend. At 7 p.m., Sample, will read passages from Stephen King’s new short story “Drunken Fireworks.” Sample, who narrated the recently released audiobook, also will talk about his career […]

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Homecoming

Open University Day part of UMaine’s 2015 Homecoming, Oct. 16–18

The University of Maine’s yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary continues with Open University Day Oct. 17, held in conjunction with Homecoming, and Family and Friends Weekend. A list of all public events throughout the weekend, Oct. 16–18, including athletics events, art exhibits, planetarium shows, performances and receptions is available online. “We’re extending an invitation […]

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New Bananas mascot to be unveiled Sept. 26

University of Maine Athletics announced on its Facebook and Twitter pages that a new Bananas mascot will debut at the UMaine Football home opener against Rhode Island on Sept. 26. For the past century, the black bear has been the UMaine mascot. The new suit will mark the mascot’s sixth makeover. A complete history of […]

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Entomology Today Publishes Edith Patch Article

Entomology Today published a University of Maine news release on Edith Marion Patch, UMaine’s first female entomologist, and a newly published biography by Cassie Gibbs, UMaine’s second female entomologist. The biography, “Without Benefits from Insects: The Story of Edith M. Patch of the University of Maine,” is a publication of the Maine Agricultural and Forest […]

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