Campus Announcements

UMaine TIDC recognizes students from member universities

The University of Maine’s Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC) recognized 28 students from their six member universities at the Annual TIDC Student Recognition Night virtually on Nov. 30, 2022, at 5 p.m. The event highlighted the accomplishments and contributions of their students from the past year, including an award ceremony that recognizes the winners of […]

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Paquette named associate provost for academic affairs and faculty development

Gabriel Paquette, vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Oregon, has been named associate provost for academic affairs and faculty development at the University of Maine, effective Feb. 3. He also will be a UMaine professor of history. “Dr. Paquette’s experience as a vice provost at the University of Oregon and as a […]

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‘The Maine Question’ explores new frontiers for state’s space economy 

University of Maine research and education have ascended beyond Earth’s atmosphere since the 1990s. For example, UMaine scientists have tested the latest hypervelocity decelerators for NASA space travel and created a wireless leak detection system for the International Space Station. Through its latest inventions and studies, and scholarship and fellowship programs, UMaine plays a critical […]

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CUGR, MSGC academic year fellowships recipients announced for 2022–23

The University of Maine Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2022–23 undergraduate and graduate recipients of the CUGR and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) academic year fellowships. The undergraduate and graduate winners are listed on the CUGR website.  The CUGR Research and Creative Activities fellowships were developed to increase student involvement in faculty-supervised […]

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Bookstore and Bear Necessities host sales in December

On Friday, Dec. 2, University Bookstore will host its annual Holiday Sale from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at its Memorial Union location with festive savings and light refreshments. The sale will include special markdowns, new merchandise perfect for gift giving, made-in-Maine items and technology deals from the Tech Center. Spend $75 and get a limited-edition tumbler featuring the […]

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CCAUE campaign extended to Dec. 5

The University of Maine System’s (UMS) annual giving campaign Combined Charitable Appeal for University Employees (CCAUE) is well underway. The need for support this year remains crucial to many Mainers as they deal not only with the ongoing effects of the pandemic, but also with high cost of living increases creating stress at the gas […]

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UMaine Extension accepting applications for market garden training to begin in January

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive nine-month hybrid (online and in-person) training program for all beginning farmers. Participants will acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully grow produce for small-scale private or commercial fruit and vegetable operations. Online training begins Jan. 17, 2023. The program continues twice-monthly through the end […]

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UMaine Machias museum management class exhibit opens today 

“TIME: Stories of the Past and Echoes of the Future,” an exhibit by UMaine Machias professor Bernie Vinzani’s museum management class, opens today, Nov. 28, 4–6 p.m at the University of Maine Machias Art Gallery on the first floor of Powers Hall. The exhibit, inspired by T.S. Elliot’s poem “Burnt Notion,” conveys the idea that […]

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UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Nov. 28

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update: Nutting Hall stairwell work is scheduled to begin in the near future.  Repairs on the Jenness Hall HVAC system are wrapping up. Installation of a new east substation transformer on campus continues. Completed: campus roadway paving for the season and D.P. Corbett Business Building roof work.

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Commuter Week is Nov. 28–Dec. 2

The Center for Student Involvement is hosting Commuter Week Nov. 28–Dec. 2, featuring a variety of free activities for commuter and nontraditional students.  Most events will be held in the Commuter Lounge, a space designed to serve as a quiet study and social space for commuter students that offers coffee, tables, whiteboards, helpful staff, a […]

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