Campus Announcements

Emergency response training in Neville Hall Aug. 23

The University of Maine Police Department and Student Life staff will  conduct Response to Active Shooter training in 101 Neville Hall on Friday, Aug. 23. The training will be conducted between 1–4 p.m. and will be confined to room 101. The active portion of the scenario-based class will include a small amount of simulated gunfire […]

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Location change for ‘Meet the Bears’ Aug. 21

Meet the Black Bears will be moved inside to the New Balance Field House. Start time for the event is still 6 p.m. The community movie night has been postponed to Tuesday, Sept. 3 at Alfond Stadium. To learn more about the event and its sponsors, visit GoBlackBears.com.

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Volunteers sought for 2019 Maine Hello

The University of Maine’s First-Year and Transfer Experience is recruiting volunteers to welcome UMaine’s Class of 2023 during Maine Hello on Friday, Aug. 30. Maine Hello is a campuswide event where returning students, faculty and staff welcome new students and their families as they arrive on campus. From 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m., volunteers will assist with […]

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Twilight soil health tour in Windham

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is partnering with New Hampshire Strafford and Rockingham counties conservation districts for a twilight soil health tour 5–7 p.m. Aug. 29, at Bumbleroot Organic Farm in Windham. The free event includes a tour of the cover crop-based no-till tarping trial plots, demonstrations of farming equipment and implements, and a discussion […]

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Mechanical weed control field day at Rogers Farm Sept. 12

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will hold a mechanical weed control field day 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at Rogers Farm in Old Town.  Designed for farmers, crop advisers and others in the agricultural community, this hands-on event will feature tool demonstrations and research results for vegetable and field crop production from local, national and […]

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UMaine Extension offers mediation training program

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a 40-hour basic mediation training beginning 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Sept. 23 at the University of Maine, 1 York Complex. The training continues at the same location Sept. 24–25 and Oct. 2–3. The hands-on, interactive training will include demonstrations, discussions, exercises, videos and role-play practice with mediation scenarios. Scheduled […]

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University of Maine offers adult degree completion program 

The Bachelor of University Studies is UMaine’s degree completion program for busy adults.  Many adults who have some higher education experience but no bachelor’s degree find that life circumstances or interests make a traditional major and/or on-campus study difficult. Often family, job and other responsibilities do not allow for full-time study.  For these students, the […]

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Get ready to ‘Meet the Bears’ Aug. 21

The University of Maine football team’s annual Meet the Black Bears night is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21 at Alfond Stadium. After the free 6 p.m. clinic with the squad, all are invited to enjoy pizza and watch the movie “Coco” on the high-definition video board. To learn more about the event and its sponsors, […]

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Emergency response training on campus Aug. 14

On Aug. 14 several mobile command vehicles (large vans) will be parked in various lots on campus. The large vans are staffed by incident management assistance teams (IMAT) representing various state emergency response groups. These IMAT teams will be planning and rehearsing the procedures necessary for interoperable communications during an actual emergency.  For more information, […]

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