Campus Announcements

DMC invites friends, neighbors to July 11 social

Want to learn more about local marine science research? Friends and neighbors are invited to a free social at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center 4–5:30 p.m. July 11, to meet DMC scientists and students and learn about new and ongoing summer projects. “We want to share some of the exciting new research initiatives […]

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Want to be a marine scientist? Visit the Darling Marine Center

Prospective students interested in marine sciences are encouraged to meet faculty and undergraduates and tour the University of Maine Darling Marine Center at one of two July open house events.  Faculty and undergraduate students will be at the Walpole waterfront campus to talk about the School of Marine Sciences (SMS) academic program as well as […]

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Morse Field

Black Bear football tickets go on sale July 8

While University of Maine students receive free tickets to home football contests, other Black Bear fans can score single-game tickets starting at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8. Season memberships to watch the defending Colonial Athletic Association champions also are available and start at $65. Season memberships entitle holders to a free tailgate parking pass.  The […]

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DMC invites harvesters to take part in shellfish project

Scientists at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center invite current and past shellfish license-holders to participate in shellfish surveys in July on Damariscotta tidal flats. The surveys will inform stewardship of shellfish resources managed jointly by the towns of Damariscotta and Newcastle. DMC researcher Kara Pellowe will lead the survey team as it gathers […]

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Parise Rossignol

NCAA nominates Rossignol for Woman of the Year award

The NCAA has nominated Parise Rossignol, former standout player and now assistant coach for the University of Maine women’s basketball team, for its Woman of the Year award.  The award recognizes academic achievement, athletic excellence, community service and leadership. Rossignol is pursuing a master’s degree in secondary education. As an undergraduate secondary education major, she […]

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Poet laureate to read Alpert’s ‘Walden Pond’ on Maine Public

Stuart Kestenbaum, Maine poet laureate, will read Michael Alpert’s poem, “Walden Pond,” on Maine Public on June 28, at 1:55 p.m. and 7:55 p.m. and on Maine Public Classical at 11:55 a.m. and 4:55 p.m. Alpert is the director of the University of Maine Press, a division of Fogler Library. The reading is part of […]

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Leslie, Wilson to share coastal community resiliency project

Heather Leslie and Carl Wilson will discuss “Building Coastal Community Resilience in Maine” at 10:30 a.m. June 28 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole.  Leslie is the director of the DMC and a Libra Associate Professor of Marine Sciences. Her research on the ecology, policy and management of […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,330 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,649 are from Maine, 623 are from 35 other states and 58 are from 30 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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James Oliver

Olivier to compete for Team USA at Pan American Games

James Olivier won the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships on Sunday in Florida to earn a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. The graduate of Cony High School won the final in 1:50.67. In March, Olivier set a UMaine […]

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5-Minute Genius presentation by Giudice now online

The Maine Science Festival has compiled a 2019 playlist of its 5-Minute Genius presentations. This year, those presenters included Nicholas Giudice, University of Maine professor of spatial informatics and executive director of the VEMI Lab. His presentation was titled “Blinded by Vision: What the Brain Tells us About Technology Development.”

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