Campus Announcements

The Escher String Quartet

Cohesive Escher String Quartet to perform Sept. 24 at Minsky Hall

The Escher String Quartet, acclaimed for its musical insight and tonal beauty, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at Minsky Recital Hall. Musicians Adam Barnett-Hart (violin), Aaron Boyd (violin), Pierre Lapointe (viola) and ​Brook Speltz (cello) take their name from Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher because they’re inspired by his method of interplay […]

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UMaine Extension offers Venison 101

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a daylong workshop on deer health in Maine and the safe processing of venison 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m. Sept. 30 at the University of Maine’s J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town. The hands-on program is designed for both new and experienced hunters […]

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Sara Morris to deliver Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture

The Honors College at the University of Maine will present the TIAA 2017–18 Distinguished Honors Graduate Lecture with Sara Morris on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Morris will present “Accounting for Happiness: The Rewards of Unlikely Career Choices, and the Lasting Value of Kindness,” at 3:30 p.m. in Neville Hall, Room 101. The lecture is free and […]

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UMaine Extension to offer smoked chicken seminar Sept. 27

The technique, nutrition and safe preparation of smoked whole chicken will be the focus of a seminar Sept. 27 presented by three University of Maine Cooperative Extension experts. The smoked chicken seminar will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the J. Franklin Witter Teaching and Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old […]

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Author, activist Nicolazzo to lecture Sept. 19

Author, educator and activist Z Nicolazzo will speak Sept. 19 at the University of Maine. The free public lecture, “Honor Our Dead and Fight Like Hell for the Living,” will take place at 5 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. Nicolazzo is an assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education Program, and a faculty associate […]

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UMaine’s Franco-American Centre to host book reading by Susan Poulin

Actress, author and storyteller Susan Poulin will read from her book, “The Sweet Life,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 18 in the Franco-American Centre’s Crossland Hall. Poulin is the author of “Finding Your Inner Moose” and the popular humor blog, “Just Ask Ida.” She also is an award-winning playwright and actress. In her latest book, Poulin […]

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CMJ seminar topics include academic integrity, digital culture, climate change, hate speech

The Department of Communication and Journalism’s fall Colloquium Series begins at noon Monday, Sept. 18 with a roundtable titled “Skills-based Approaches for Teaching Academic Integrity” in Dunn Hall, Room 424. Panelists from the department include doctoral students Dana Carver-Bialer, Bryan Picciotto and Tyler Quiring; lecturer Lily Herakova; and assistant professor Holly Schreiber. Six other public […]

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S.W. Cole geotechnical boring demonstration Sept. 19

A demonstration of geotechnical boring techniques will take place between the Belgrade Spur and Belgrade Parking Lot from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Provided by S.W. Cole Explorations, LLC, the demonstration is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in geotechnical drilling and its professional applications. Students in CIE 460 Geotechnical Engineering are […]

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Department of Art accepting applications for after-school program

The University of Maine Department of Art’s ArtWorks! program for area children in grades K–8 is accepting applications until Oct. 6 for the fall 2017 session. The program provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art through hands-on experiences with a variety of visual media, the history of art, and the viewing of […]

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UMaine emergency communication alerts available

With the start of the academic year, members of the University of Maine community are reminded to register to receive UMaine’s emergency notifications. The emergency notification system alerts the UMaine community to public safety issues, including inclement weather conditions causing class cancellations. Registration for text and/or email alerts is available online. If you have already […]

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