Campus Announcements

UMaine UVote to host National Voter Registration Day event

Members of UMaine UVote will recognize National Voter Registration Day Sept. 24.  In cooperation with the national nonpartisan Campus Election Engagement Project, UMaine UVote will be on the Mall 9 a.m.–4 p.m. helping students register to vote.  Students also will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle for UMaine men’s ice hockey tickets or […]

Read more

Today’s Fall Convocation will be live streamed

Today’s Fall Convocation will be live streamed using the following Zoom link: https://maine.zoom.us/j/761382430 The event, which launches a year of focus on fostering learner success at the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias, begins with a processional at 3:50 p.m. in Hauck Auditorium. It will feature a keynote address by President Joan […]

Read more

Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 20–22 

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20–22. Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend, including the Fall Convocation, planetarium shows at the Emera Astronomy Center, a lobster bake, 5k road race, carnival and petting zoo, Maine Bound Adventure Center’s Paddle Fest, a performance by […]

Read more

Fall Convocation to launch year of focus on fostering learner success

A Fall Convocation will be held Friday, Sept. 20 to launch a year of focus on fostering learner success at the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias.  The event will begin with a processional at 3:50 p.m. in Hauck Auditorium.  It will feature a keynote address by President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, as […]

Read more

Study Abroad Fair to be held Sept. 19 in two locations 

The University of Maine International Programs’ Study Abroad Fair will be held at two times and locations on Thursday, Sept. 19. The event will be held 10 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union and 4–6 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The free fair is held to inform UMaine […]

Read more

Huntsberger explores growth, aging of Jonah crabs

How can you tell the age of a Jonah crab? Carl Huntsberger knows. The grinding teeth found inside its foregut have a banding pattern — similar to tree rings — that corresponds to its age. Research professor Rick Wahle says Huntsberger’s research is important for fishery scientists to understand population dynamics and ecology of the […]

Read more

MaineCards to be accepted at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine

With the launch of the Maine State Library’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program, University of Maine faculty, staff and students may now use their MaineCards at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine. The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows library users with a valid library card from one participating library to visit another participating library to check out materials […]

Read more

Global UGRAD-Pakistan student joins UMaine community for fall semester

Noor Ul Sabah, a junior in microbiology at the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan, has joined the University of Maine community this semester as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan).  The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program, which places participants at U.S. colleges and universities for […]

Read more

Water quality, economics focus of Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy 

Editor’s note: The Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy has been postponed due to travel complications. The event will be held at an undetermined date later this semester.  Catherine L. Kling will present the University of Maine’s third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. Sept. 19. The Cornell University professor will […]

Read more