Campus Announcements

Irish ensemble, Motown show among March events at CCA

March events at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts will include “Peg + Cat Live!”, Irish and Motown music groups and more, all part of the 2018–19 season. “Peg + Cat Live!” will be at 7 p.m. March 8. Based on the Emmy Award-winning PBS Kids show “Peg + Cat,” this musical […]

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UMaine to host Fresh Check Day on Feb. 26

The University of Maine will host Fresh Check Day, an expo-style mental health promotion and suicide prevention event, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Feb. 26 in the North Pod of Memorial Union. A concept created by the Jordan Porco Foundation, the free event is designed to bring the campus community together to “check in” on the […]

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Traffic being diverted to Gym Drive Feb. 22

On Feb. 22, traffic on Long Road between Memorial Gym and Corbett Hall will be diverted to Gym Drive as Facilities Management crews continue emergency repairs to a water main break in the vicinity. Because of the construction, pedestrian traffic is prohibited near the Fighting Black Bear statue. For questions, call 581.4400.

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration rescheduled for March 2

The 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area Branch NAACP and the University of Maine Division of Student Life, will be held March 2 at Wells Conference Center on campus. The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 21, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The family-friendly event […]

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Students sought for study on dietary knowledge, cooking skills

Scientists in the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture are recruiting students to take part in a study about their ability to acquire and prepare nutritious food. Students who prepare their own food are encouraged to complete the one-hour survey to help researchers understand their cooking skills. Participants will be paid $10 for […]

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School of Learning and Teaching to hold grad student research forums

The School of Learning and Teaching in the University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development will host a series of graduate student research forums to help students meet each other, discuss their research interests, and learn more about faculty scholarship. The School of Learning and Teaching offers several programs for graduate study, from […]

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Summer field school in digital ethnography accepting applications

The University of Maine Department of Anthropology is accepting applications for its new summer field school in digital ethnography. The course, “Digital Ethnography Field School: Exploring and Documenting Maine’s Cultures of Reuse,” is designed to give students firsthand experience with the process of designing and conducting qualitative field research. Students will have the opportunity to […]

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UMaine Today magazine wins three 2019 CASE District I honors

The UMaine Today magazine, the biannual print and online publication of the University of Maine Division of Marketing and Communications, received three 2019 Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District I, which represents the New England states, Quebec and the Atlantic provinces in Canada. It received a Gold Award […]

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