Campus Announcements

Longtime UMaine French professor passes away

Raymond Pelletier, longtime University of Maine French professor and former associate director of the Canadian-American Center, passed away on May 15 at the age of 80.  Pelletier joined UMaine in 1979 as an assistant professor of education and Canadian studies and cooperating assistant professor of French. For more than 30 years, he taught many courses […]

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UMaine Extension donating tomato seedlings in Piscataquis County

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be giving away tomato seedlings at various locations in Piscataquis County from May 30–June 7. Distribution sites will include Dover-Foxcroft, Greenville, Monson, Guilford and Milo. For a full list of locations, dates and times, visit the One Tomato website or follow Piscataquis County Extension on Facebook. To encourage more […]

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UMaine Extension 4-H introducing teens to adulting concepts in June

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will offer a short-term online 4-H club for youth ages 13–18 about basic adult life skills from 4–5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 21–July 26. Required registration closes June 10. The “4-H Adulting 101” series will introduce basic adult life skills by exploring a different topic each week including personal values, […]

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UMaine Graduate School of Business ranked 26 nationwide by Fortune 

Fortune magazine’s 2023 online MBA rankings place the MaineMBA at 26th nationwide.  The MaineMBA program, offered by the University of Maine’s Graduate School of Business, is the only business school in Maine and one of four in New England to be ranked among the nation’s best by Fortune.  Fortune also ranked the MaineMBA program in […]

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Longtime UMaine communications leader Margaret Nagle retires

Margaret Nagle, former director of communications for the University of Maine, retired May 9 after nearly 40 years of service.  Nagle joined the UMaine community in 1985. During her tenure, she led the news services staff within the Division of Marketing and Communications, generated countless stories and oversaw university media relations and crisis communications. She […]

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UMaine Student Life hosts Clean Sweep Sale May 19 and 20

University of Maine Student Life will host its annual Clean Sweep Sale from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Friday, May 19, and from 8 a.m.–noon on Saturday, May 20, at the Alfond Arena. Home furnishings left behind in residence halls during student move out, including furniture, decorations and appliances, will be available for sale, as well […]

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A photo of the Williams Hall Dedication ceremony program cover

Williams Hall Dedication Ceremony video and photos available online

Photographs and a video recording of the Beryl Williams Hall dedication ceremony, which took place on April 28, are available to view online.  The video recording of the full ceremony is available on the University of Maine YouTube page. The photos are available for download on Google Drive. In 2021, the University of Maine System […]

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A team photo of the club softball team

UMaine Club Softball to compete in national championship

The University of Maine Club Softball Team will compete in the 2023 National Club Softball Association World Series, which will be held May 18–21 in Columbus, Georgia.  The Black Bears, led by club President Haley Clemons of West Newbury, Massachusetts, will enter the conference with an overall 18–0 record this season, which includes a 15–0 […]

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Institute of Medicine awards nine graduate summer fellowships for 2023

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has awarded summer fellowships to nine graduate students to support their research in health science and biomedicine.  The fellowships, which include up to $6,000 for a stipend, one graduate credit and health insurance, will allow graduate students to conduct their research full time during the summer months alongside […]

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