Campus Announcements

Hutchinson Center welcomes new assistant director of student services

Amy Smith of Lincolnville, Maine has been appointed the new assistant director for student and academic services at the Hutchinson Center, the University of Maine’s outreach center in Belfast. Smith graduated from Camden-Rockport High School and, in 2010, was UMaine’s valedictorian. She received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from UMaine, and is now a […]

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‘Meet the Bears’ football clinic Aug. 22

The University of Maine football team will host its annual “Meet the Bears” free football clinic at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 at Alfond Stadium. Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to meet players and coaches, get posters and autographs, and join the team for a pizza party sponsored by Domino’s. To register, […]

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National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition meeting on campus Aug. 7–10

The summer meeting of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition will be held at the University of Maine Aug. 7–10. As part of the conference, participants will tour UMaine’s agriculture research facilities and visit Rogers Farm, home of the Black Bear Food Guild. More information about the conference is online. Conference organizers collaborated with UMaine Conference […]

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Slots still available for 2016 Science Summer Camps

Science Summer Camps at the University of Maine provide a fun and engaging way for children to experience science in new ways. Slots are still available for the weeks of July 25–29 and Aug. 15–19 for students in grades three through five, as well as Aug. 8–12 for students in grades six through eight. Camp […]

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Small grain, cover crop meeting at UMaine Aroostook Farm

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will sponsor a small grain and cover crop informational meeting 6–8 p.m. Tuesday, July 19 at UMaine’s Aroostook Farm. Participants will meet at the UMaine Extension office, 57 Houlton Road, Presque Isle, and travel to the site. Presenters will discuss topics, including malt barley varieties, disease census of Maine small […]

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Longtime UMaine professor Dick Hill passes away

The Bangor Daily News reported Richard “Dick” Hill has passed away at the age of 97. Hill was professor emeritus of mechanical engineering and director emeritus of the Department of Industrial Cooperation at the University of Maine, where he taught for 46 years. Funeral plans are pending at Brookings-Smith’s Orono Chapel, according to the article. […]

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Downtown Maine photography exhibit to open July 22 in Lord Hall Gallery

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine presents an exhibition of the rich and compelling photographs of Heath Paley. “Picturing Downtown Maine,” which runs from July 22 through Sept. 23, includes a selection of large-scale photographs that paint a portrait of Maine’s community life. The images, created between 2009 and 2014, come from […]

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Campus building to be taken down this summer

The Sigma Nu fraternity house on Munson Road is expected to be taken down beginning after July 19 and continuing into early August. The site will be prepared as a parking lot for the time being. Sigma Nu is a valuable part of the University of Maine’s history, and the gift of the property by […]

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Youth invited to dive into science at Maine Discovery Museum Camp

The Maine Discovery Museum (MDM) has partnered with Maine EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) to deliver a top-notch summer science camp program so children ages 4–12 can dive into aquatic science up to their elbows. Spots are available in the Week 5 camps, which run July 18–22. Underwater Adventures is offered for Level […]

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