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Aerial view of engineering buildings on UMaine's campus in Orono

Design team named for Engineering Education and Design Center

Editor’s note: Story updated Dec. 7. The team of WBRC Architects Engineers, based in Bangor, and Ellenzweig, an architecture and planning firm in Boston, has been selected to design the Engineering Education and Design Center at the University of Maine, proposed to be upward of $80 million. The team, which includes five other Maine firms […]

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Fogler Library during fall

UMaine announces ‘Vision for Tomorrow’ $200 million comprehensive campaign

Today at the University of Maine Foundation Annual Luncheon, University of Maine President Susan J. Hunter and University of Maine Foundation President Jeffery N. Mills announced that UMaine and the Foundation have moved into the final, public phase of the Vision for Tomorrow comprehensive campaign, a $200 million fundraising drive for UMaine. The campaign has […]

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Donation to provide 97 new sections for Orono Bog Boardwalk

Katharine Kirkpatrick was an avid community member, adventurer and dedicated volunteer. After her 2016 death, the Katharine M. Kirkpatrick 2002 Trust gifted $141,826 to the Orono Bog Boardwalk Campaign Fund held at the University of Maine Foundation. Her donation will provide 97 new boardwalk sections — including two interpretive stations and two wheelchair turnouts. In […]

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UMaine Foundation, Emera Maine honor Dick Hill through scholarship fund

The University of Maine Foundation and Emera Maine have established an endowment fund to honor Dick Hill, one of UMaine’s most recognized and respected faculty members. The Emera Maine Professor Richard C. Hill Scholarship Fund will formally be announced on the Maine Day of Giving, Wednesday, May 3. Those who knew, worked with, or were […]

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Department of Political Science announces 2017–18 Nickerson Scholarship winners

The University of Maine Department of Political Science has announced the 2017–18 awardees of the John M. Nickerson University of Maine Scholarship. The six selected students were awarded scholarship support after being chosen by the department based on their overall GPA and faculty evaluations. For the 2017–18 year, the recipients of the John M. Nickerson […]

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UMaine to host first Libby Lecture in Resource Policy on April 19

The integration of science and policy will be the focus of the University of Maine’s inaugural Libby Lecture in Resource Policy on Wednesday, April 19. Byron Kenneth Williams, executive director of The Wildlife Society, will present the 4 p.m. lecture, “Uncertainty, Learning, and a Framework for the Integration of Science and Policy,” in the McIntire […]

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College of Education and Human Development to honor former Dean Bob Cobb

On April 7, the College of Education and Human Development will hold a celebration to honor former Dean Bob Cobb’s 38 years with the University of Maine. Cobb began working for the university in 1969, as an assistant professor of education with a focus on physical education. He served as dean from 1977 until his […]

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