Campus Announcements

Two high school teachers newest Francis Crowe Society inductees

In its annual survey of first-year students, the College of Engineering asks new majors to cite the person who most impacted their education and decision to study engineering. This year, the college is recognizing two of those teachers: Wayne Rathbun of Windham High School and Jamie Bell of Caribou High School. At both high schools, […]

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UMaine Extension publications offer tips on grilling, gardening, pest management

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension offers information and recommendations on a variety of summertime topics, including grilling safety, pest management and gardening. Visit the UMaine Cooperative Extension Publications Catalog for bulletins including: Barbecue and Tailgating Food Safety Food Safety for Camping and Hiking Ticks Lyme Disease Insect Repellents Mosquito Management Starting Seeds at Home […]

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Students, community enhance gardens at Old Town Elementary School

The grounds at Old Town Elementary School grew a bit lusher this spring when the University of Maine teamed up with members of the local community to build raised garden beds. The garden expansion and improvement project was led by four UMaine sustainable agriculture seniors — Emma Sanchi, Gradeigh Cameron, Ben Nelson and Matt Derrah […]

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Clean Sweep Sale to be held May 26–27 in Alfond Arena

The University of Maine will hold the annual Clean Sweep Sale 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Friday, May 26 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, May 27 in Alfond Arena. Furniture, rugs, electronics, appliances, housewares, books, bedding, shoes and clothing will be among the items for sale. Items were donated by the university or students who moved out […]

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Professor Emeritus Frey passes away

Roger Frey, a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Maine, passed away May 14. Frey, a UMaine alumnus, dedicated 50 years to teaching psychology, research and statistics in various positions, according to his obituary.

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Leslie to lecture on coastal resilience in Bath

Marine scientists Heather Leslie and Susie Arnold will talk about coastal resilience at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust spring lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Patten Free Library in Bath. Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and the Libra Associate Professor in the School of Marine Sciences, conducts research […]

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UMaine to host 1940s potluck lunch, tribute to WWII veterans

The University of Maine will host a 1940s theme tribute to World War II veterans on Tuesday, May 30. Members of the public are invited to attend a free potluck lunch and story-sharing event from noon to 3 p.m. in the atrium of the D.P. Corbett Business Building. Guests are asked to bring a dish, […]

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King to teach comparative regenerative biology in Bar Harbor

Benjamin King, assistant professor of bioinformatics, will be a member of the faculty at REGEN 2017, a new signature course in Comparative Regenerative Biology, from July 29 to Aug. 12, at MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor. REGEN 2017 will include an Aug. 4–6 symposium titled “Learning from Nature: Comparative Biology of Tissue Regeneration and […]

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UMaine hosting Maine All-State Music Festival May 18–20

The University of Maine and School of Performing Arts are hosting the 2017 All-State Music Festival May 18–20. The festival brings together more than 500 student musicians representing 92 high schools from around the state for a series of workshops, master classes and performances. Final concerts will take place Saturday, May 20 at the Collins […]

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Hutchinson Center to offer integrative health care workshop June 23

Physicians, nurses, dieticians, mental health professionals and others who are interested in developing skills to create a more positive relationship between patients with chronic disease and their caregivers are invited to attend a June 23 workshop at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. “Integrative Healthcare: Approaches to Behavior,” will be offered from 8:30 […]

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