Campus Announcements

Reminder: Winter parking ban in effect on campus

UMaine’s winter parking ban is in effect until May 1. All commuter, staff and visitor parking lots are closed to parking between midnight and 6 a.m. Permitted vehicles may park overnight in either the Bridge Tennis Court or College Avenue South lots. For questions or more information, contact the UMaine Parking Office, 581.4047.

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Maine Business School named among top online MBA programs

U.S. News & World Report has named the University of Maine Business School one of the nation’s best online master’s degree programs in business administration. UMaine is tied for 131st on the annual list which evaluates schools on their distance education MBA programs. The online program earned a score of 47 according to a set […]

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Interim leadership team named for the Maine Business School

This spring semester, the reorganized Maine Business School (MBS) at the University of Maine will have an interim leadership team. MBS Dean Ivan Manev has taken administrative leave to re-engage with his scholarship and take a well-deserved break from administrative duties, according to Jeffrey Hecker, UMaine executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. Administrative […]

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Summer University 2018 courses available for viewing, registration begins Feb. 1

Summer University 2018 courses are now available for viewing on MaineStreet. With early viewing, students can better plan their course schedules for both spring and summer to ensure they meet their educational goals. Summer is a great time for students to continue their coursework and make progress toward completing their degree. Registration begins Feb. 1. […]

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Call for Proposals to support UMaine events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series (CA/DLS) Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community. The grants support up to 50 percent of expenses for events contributing to the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. The committee for CA/DLS accepts proposals four times a year. Previous grant awards have supported events including […]

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Nominations sought for 2018 presidential awards

Nominations currently are being accepted for the 2018 Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award, Presidential Public Service Achievement Award, and Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award. Nomination forms and guidelines are available online or by contacting Amber Thompson in the President’s Office at 581.1516; amber.thompson1@maine.edu. The deadline for nominations is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9.

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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration Jan. 15 at UMaine

The 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area NAACP and the University of Maine Division of Student Life, will be held Jan. 15 at Wells Conference Center on campus. The family-friendly event will celebrate King’s life and legacy, inspiration, dedication to diversity and social commitment. Highlights include a […]

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Law enforcement training on campus Jan. 9

Maine State Police will conduct training exercises in Coburn Hall and Holmes Hall 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Jan. 9. During this time, members of the University of Maine community may see law enforcement officers in and around these buildings. For more information, contact Lt. Bob Norman, UMaine Police Department, 581.4040.

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Conservationist Leslie Hyde passes away

Leslie Colin Hyde, who helped establish the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tanglewood 4-H Camp and Learning Center, passed away Dec. 25. Hyde, who worked for UMaine Extension in Rockland, believed the future of conservation depends on the education of youth, according to his obituary. Most of Hyde’s focus was directed toward offering affordable camp […]

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