Campus Announcements

Sculpture studio to host open house

The University of Maine’s sculpture studio will host its annual Open Studio Night 3–6 p.m. Friday, May 6. Members of the public are invited to view work from this semester’s sculpture students, as well as work by visiting artist Andreas von Huene. The sculpture studio is located in the parking lot across from the Collins […]

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Franco-American Centre to offer genealogy workshop

The Franco-American Centre at the University of Maine will host a genealogy workshop May 7. “Finding Your Quebec & Acadian Ancestors” will be held 10 a.m.–noon at Crossland Hall. Participants will learn how to research their Quebec and Acadian roots and tell their family’s unique story with guidance from professional genealogist Bob Chenard. Chenard is […]

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Thomas Hill Standpipe light, projection show rescheduled

Due to predicted rain, “FLOW: An evening of water themed light & projection” at the Thomas Hill Standpipe in Bangor originally slated for May 4 has been rescheduled for May 11. The multimedia event — a partnership among the Coaction Lab at the University of Maine, Intermedia MFA program at UMaine, and Bangor Water District […]

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Green Campus Initiative, Emera Astronomy Center debut new websites

The Green Campus Initiative and Emera Astronomy Center are among the latest programs to upgrade to the university’s new website template. The University of Maine Student Government, Office of Assessment, Bureau of Labor Education, Graduate Student Government, UMaine Mandela Washington Fellowship, Office of Budget and Business Services and Campus Planning also recently upgraded. The new […]

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Students to present work at New Media Night May 5

University of Maine students in the New Media Program will showcase their work during the annual New Media Night on Thursday, May 5 at the Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center. This year’s event, titled “Go Mobile,” aims to celebrate a society that is increasingly in motion by showcasing new technologies to help it […]

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Iranian Cultural Expo to focus on history of Persian poetry, music and medicine

Members of the University of Maine community and general public are invited to attend the Iranian Cultural Expo on May 5. From 5:30–7 p.m. in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, guests will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Persian poetry, music and medicine. A discussion featuring three panelists from UMaine and Eastern Maine […]

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Mechanical engineering technology students to present capstones May 4

About 50 University of Maine students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Program will present their capstone design projects on Maine Day. From 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, students in a senior design course taught by MET professors Brett Ellis and Keith Berube will showcase their final projects in the Machine Tool Lab, Room […]

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Advanced computer science students to demo games May 3

University of Maine students in an advanced computer science course will showcase original games they created Tuesday, May 3. From 3:30–5 p.m. in Neville Hall, Room 120, students in George Markowsky’s COS 498: Advanced Video Game Programming with Unity will demonstrate a variety of games, including virtual reality, real-time strategy, network and racing.

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at Research Symposium

Undergraduate and graduate students presented their work to audiences and faculty judges during the 2016 Student Research Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 27. The winners and runners-up in each graduate category, as well as the winners of the special awards are: Winners from the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) […]

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Become a citizen scientist for the Wild Leek Project

The public is invited to participate in a project to expand knowledge about wild leeks in Maine and improve opportunities for the conservation of the species. Wild leeks (Allium tricoccum) are part of the onion family and grow in rich hardwood and floodplain forests. Also known as ramps, they are listed as a Species of […]

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