University of Maine Foundation

BDN, WVII highlight Larson’s lifetime of giving to UMaine Machias

The Bangor Daily News shared a University of Maine news release highlighting the many and continued contributions of Rich and Elsie Larson to the University of Maine at Machias and to Machias area communities. The Larsons were celebrated at a public reception on Sept. 27 in Machias following the transfer of the deed to their […]

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Third annual Libby Lecture promoted in Irregular, BDN

The Irregular and the Bangor Daily News advanced the University of Maine’s third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy on Sept. 22 at the Buchanan Alumni House. “Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?” offered by Catherine L. Kling, will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs […]

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Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy to focus on water quality, economics

Catherine L. Kling will offer the third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the University of Maine’s Buchanan Alumni House. Kling’s talk, “Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?” will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs of regulations associated with […]

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Local media report on passing of UMaine benefactor Robert Buchanan, ’44

The Bangor Daily News and WABI (Channel 5) reported that Robert Buchanan, who graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in zoology, passed away on Aug. 11 at his home in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 99. Buchanan, who donated $1 million to the University of Maine Foundation to complete construction of the Buchanan […]

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Nickerson Scholarship recipients named

Eighteen University of Maine undergraduates have been named 2021–22 Nickerson Scholarship recipients: Connor Ashfield and Julia Bate of Bangor, Scott Beauchamp of Bath, Madeline Bierman of Sorrento, Brooke Camire of Acton, Hailey Champagne of Lewiston, Benjamin Cotton of Glenburn, Elizabeth Davis of Gray, Jillian Hagerty of Houlton, Lila Harakles of Scarborough, Catherine Keely McConville of […]

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Ferrini-Mundy talks with WABI about gift from Old Town couple

Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine System vice chancellor for research and innovation and University of Maine president, spoke with WABI about a $100,000 gift from Joe and Sue Cyr. The gift, which was announced on the Maine Day of Giving, will be used to support UMaine’s MBA program, a campus biomedical lab and the Collins […]

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Mills speaks with WVII about Maine Day of Giving

Jeff Mills, president of the University of Maine Foundation, spoke with WVII about the annual Maine Day of Giving. This year Maine Day of Giving donations to the Foundation will be designated for scholarships and the Student Life Emergency Fund.

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Joe and Sue Cyr

UMaine Foundation announces $100,000 Maine Day of Giving gift

University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery Mills announced a $100,000 gift to kick off the annual Maine Day of Giving event led by the Foundation. Donors Joe and Sue Cyr of Old Town have provided $50,000 to name a biomedical engineering prep lab in the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center, $40,000 to support the […]

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Abby Despres

Giving supports student leaders in Cohen Institute

The William S. Cohen Institute for Leadership & Public Service at the University of Maine has received over $110,000 in gifts since the start of the fiscal year from alumni, parents and friends of UMaine. “These investments in the Cohen Institute ensure that we will continue to be able to develop innovative opportunities for the […]

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