Campus Announcements

2016 International Dance Festival Feb. 20

The University of Maine will hold the 2016 International Dance Festival (IDF) on Feb. 20 at the Collins Center for the Arts. Two performances, which are free and open to the public, will take place at 2 and 7 p.m. The 12th annual event will showcase an array of traditional music, dance and clothes from […]

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2016 Maine Government Summer Internship Program accepting applications

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine is accepting applications for the 2016 Maine Government Summer Internship Program. The 12-week program provides full-time, paid, summer work experiences in state or local/county agencies. For many years, the program has offered talented college students an opportunity to participate in and contribute to Maine […]

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Sheep shearing schools slated for March, April

The Maine Sheep Breeders Association and University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer sheep shearing schools in March and April. Four instructors will teach beginner sheep shearing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Road, Freeport. The $45 per person fee includes a shearing manual and lunch. […]

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‘Urinetown: The Musical’ to be performed at UMaine Feb. 19–28

Orono, Maine — More than 60 artists will take to the stage in the University of Maine School of Performing Arts production of the award-winning Broadway hit “Urinetown, The Musical,” Feb. 19–28. in Hauck Auditorium. The satirical comedy by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis is the story of a bureaucracy run amok when a water […]

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UMaine to host two Maine-based artists as part of Print Residency program

The University of Maine Department of Art will host two Maine-based artists in February as part of its Print Residency program. From Feb. 8–12, sculptor Anna Hepler and painter Meghan Brady will work in collaboration at UMaine. The artists are scheduled to give informal presentations on their art and processes at 9 a.m. and 12:30 […]

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Applications being accepted for Intermedia MFA program

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA program is accepting applications until Feb. 28 for the fall 2016 semester. The Intermedia MFA program provides students with advanced study and practice in interdisciplinary art. It is a studio-centered creative interdisciplinary program committed to research, experimental technological production, a well as the individually guided development and production of […]

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Cohen Institute to host lecture on 2016 presidential election

The Cohen Institute for Leadership & Public Service at the University of Maine will host a lecture on the 2016 presidential election on Feb. 11. L. Sandy Maisel, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Government at Colby College, will speak at 4 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 140, two days after the New Hampshire […]

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