Campus Announcements

CareerFest to be held Sept. 28 on the Mall

In addition to the annual Engineering Job Fair in October and Career Fair in February, the University of Maine Career Center will host a new event, CareerFest, on Wednesday, Sept. 28. From 11 a.m.–3 p.m. employers will be on the Mall reviewing resumes and talking about best practices for interacting with recruiters, human resources professionals […]

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MTI approves grant applications of companies with ties to UMaine

The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) approved seven new grant applications in August, two of them to companies with ties to the University of Maine. According to an MTI news release, Sea & Reef Aquaculture based at UMaine’s Center Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) in Franklin, was awarded a $9,140 Business Accelerator Grant; and Alba-Technic, based in […]

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Free Screening of ‘Being Mortal’ explores end-of-life care

The University of Maine Center on Aging, in partnership with St. Joseph Healthcare and the Eastern Area Agency on Aging, will hold a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Dyke Center for Family Business at Husson University. After the screening, audience members are invited to […]

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Art in the Park in Veazie to celebrate dam removal with flaming sculpture

The town of Veazie and University of Maine sculptor Greg Ondo are commemorating the removal of the Veazie dam with a two-hour event Sept. 30 in Riverside Community Park. The free public event, Art in the Park, from 5–7 p.m., will feature live fiddle music by Ellie May Shufro, a demonstration by fiber artist Samantha […]

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UMaine Museum of Art, Honors College, Police Department debut new websites

The University of Maine Museum of Art, Honors College and Police Department are among many UMaine centers and programs that have upgraded to the university’s new website template over the summer. A Self-Guided Walking Tours website also recently launched and features four tours focusing on gardens, outdoor sculptures, the historic district and other distinctive sights […]

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Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 23–25

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend Friday through Sunday, Sept. 23–25. Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend, including planetarium shows at the Emera Astronomy Center, a performance by comedian Jessi Campbell, a lobster bake sponsored by the University Credit Union, UMaine football’s home opener against James Madison […]

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Presidential Debate Watch Party Sept. 26

A University of Maine Presidential Debate Watch Party will be held in the North Pod of Memorial Union 8:30–11 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26 for the first debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. UMaine political science professors Rich Powell and Rob Glover will introduce the debate and facilitate pre- and post-debate discussion according to […]

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Free workshop for college women interested in leadership, politics

A free training workshop for college women who are interested in sharpening their leadership skills and learning more about political campaigns will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at Wells Conference Center on the University of Maine campus. Elect Her — Campus Women Win participants will learn the basics of running a successful student government campaign, […]

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UMaine-owned Cessna available to university community

A Cessna 172SP, with G1000 glass cockpit and autopilot, is available for daytime use by University of Maine System students, faculty and staff conducting research, gaining flight-time hours toward certification and participating in other noncommercial university-sponsored activities. It is not available for charter. The 2005-model aircraft is owned by UMaine and based at Bangor International […]

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Franco American Programs to host panel discussion on 14th Amendment

Franco American Programs at the University of Maine will host a panel discussion to explore questions of citizenship and the Franco-American experience on Wednesday, Sept. 28. From noon to 2 p.m. three scholars will discuss “The 14th Amendment in Franco-American Life” at the Franco-American Centre on the Orono campus. In 1938, Claudia Breton Emond was […]

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