Campus Announcements

Earth Week to feature keynote speaker, other awareness events

Earth Week 2018 at the University of Maine will take place April 16–22, and will include various events and activities focused on themes of sustainability and environmental awareness. This year’s keynote speaker will be Madelyn Woods from the Marine & Environmental Research Institute, who will present her research in a talk titled “Microplastics in the […]

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Exhibit of 11 works by female artists to open April 16 at IMRC

A reception for the opening of an exhibit titled “#safetywork” will be held 5–8 p.m. April 16 at the University of Maine’s IMRC Center. Featuring works by 11 female artists, the exhibit focuses on violence against women and related issues. The reception will begin with outdoor performances on Stewart Commons in front of the IMRC […]

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Grad student, community group lead drive for sustainability license plate

In Maine, owners of cars and trucks can buy specialty license plates that publicize — and financially benefit — conservation, military troops, breast cancer support, animal welfare and other causes. If University of Maine economics graduate student Garrett Raymond and the university-based Maine Community Energy Advocates get their wish, Mainers soon could have another option: […]

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Maine Masque to present ‘Eurydice’ April 12–15

Maine Masque, a University of Maine student-led organization, will present Sarah Ruhl’s 2003 play “Eurydice,” April 12–15 at Hauck Auditorium. This version of the classic Greek myth focuses on the series of events from Eurydice’s perspective. Will she stay in the underworld with her father? Or will she return to Earth to be with Orpheus? […]

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School of Performing Arts welcomes new assistant professor of music

The School of Performing Arts has announced Webb Parker will begin teaching as an assistant professor of music fall 2018. Parker will teach courses in music education and voice and will lead the Collegiate Chorale. Prior to his UMaine appointment, Parker was an assistant professor of music education at the University of Southern Mississippi. He […]

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Times-Picayune reporter to visit UMaine, join #MeToo panel discussion

The University of Maine Department of Communication and Journalism will welcome Brett Anderson, reporter with the New Orleans Times-Picayune, as visiting journalist April 12–13 as part of the Alan Miller Fund for Excellence in Communication and Journalism. In addition to meeting students and visiting journalism classes, Anderson will join a panel discussion, “The Media and […]

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College of Education and Human Development to hold recognition ceremony

More than 60 students in the College of Education and Human Development will be honored at the college’s annual recognition ceremony April 10 at Wells Conference Center. Those being recognized include undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Individual undergraduate student award winners: Rachel Sirois, Outstanding Student in the College of Education and Human Development […]

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UMM student-produced documentary to air April 7 on Maine Public

“Who Made You in America?,” a film created by University of Maine at Machias students in Alan Kryszak’s documentary class, will be rebroadcast at 11 a.m. April 7 on Maine Public Television. The film that explores contemporary issues of immigration premiered at UMM Feb. 18 and aired on Maine Public April 5. It features interviews […]

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