Campus Announcements

UMaine coalition to register voters as part of national effort

Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day Sept. 25 with a 50-state effort to register voters before Election Day this November. As part of the effort, the University of Maine will host two events to engage the campus community and register voters. Members of the UMaine Voter Activation Team and UMaine UVote will host a […]

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Nielsen to discuss ‘bringing ocean perspective to urban estuary’ at DMC

Karina Nielsen will talk about “Bringing an ocean perspective to an urban estuary” at 12:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center. Nielsen directs the San Francisco State University Estuary and Ocean Science Center. Her scientific research focuses on how oceanographic, climatic and anthropogenic factors influence the functioning of coastal […]

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Black Bear Attack adventure race Sept. 22

The University of Maine will host the Black Bear Attack adventure race Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Family and Friends Weekend. Participants of the 3.5-mile obstacle course will start at the New Balance Student Recreation Center and run up the hill and into the university forest.  In the woods, they will crawl through the […]

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October CCA performances to include Bob Marley, Rock of Ages

The Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine is offering a variety of performances throughout the 2018—19 season. October events will include a string quartet, a comedy show, an award-winning musical and more. The Calder String Quartet will perform at the CCA at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. The group performs a […]

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Hutton named associate dean for research

Mark Hutton has been named associate dean for research in the University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and associate director of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station. Hutton joined the UMaine community in 2001, where he has held a joint appointment as an associate professor in the School of Food […]

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Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 21–23

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend Friday through Sunday, Sept. 21–23. Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend, including planetarium shows at the Emera Astronomy Center, a lobster bake sponsored by the University Credit Union, the Black Bear Attack adventure race, Maine Bound Adventure Center’s Paddle Fest, an […]

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Study Abroad Fair to be held Sept. 20 in two locations

The University of Maine International Programs’ Study Abroad Fair will be held at two different times and locations on Thursday, Sept. 20. The event will be held 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in the first-floor ballroom of Estabrooke Hall and 4–6 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The free event is held to inform UMaine […]

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UMaine public safety alert Sept. 19

UMaine PD has received two reports of an unidentified man approaching females and attempting to talk to them, and then following them at Fogler Library and in the Collins Center parking lot. A similar incident was reported at Hannaford in Old Town. He is described as white, middle-aged, 5’8″, muscular build. Incidents have been reported Sept. 14–19. UMaine […]

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Lord Hall to host closing reception for two exhibits

Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will host a closing event Friday, Sept. 21 for two current exhibitions that speak to historical and contemporary human concerns. Members of the public are invited to attend an artists’ reception and gallery talk 5:30–7 p.m. in Lord Hall Gallery for “devolve,” installations by Andy Mauery, and […]

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VEMI Lab to celebrate 10th anniversary with conference, barbecue

The success and growth of the Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (VEMI Lab) over the past 10 years has been possible thanks to the hard work and dedication of its students. To celebrate a decade of VEMI, the lab is hosting the VEMI 10 Conference at Buchanan Alumni House from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, […]

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