Campus Announcements

UMaine Facilities Management weekly update Sept. 26

Initiatives on campus include: Softball field construction and upgrade, A UMS TRANSFORM project funded by the Harold Alfond Foundation. Construction and renovation work on Holmes and Coburn halls for the boutique hotel project, with an alert to the UMaine community to expect noise and vibration from hydraulic jack hammers on-site. Littlefield Garden gazebo roof work […]

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Keim honored for work on federal TRIO programs

Karen Keim, director of the Maine Educational Opportunity Center and Maine Educational Talent Search at the University of Maine, will receive the Walter O. Mason Award from the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE). The award is the highest honor given by COE and recognizes outstanding contributions to federal TRIO programs and the advancement of […]

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Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 30–Oct. 2

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend from Sept. 30–Oct. 2.  Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend. These include Friday Night Socials; Chats by the Campfire; a Family Block Party on the Mall sponsored by Alpenglow featuring a petting zoo, ax throwing, a small business fair, food trucks […]

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Jones named interim vice president of enrollment management

Norm Jones of Miramar Beach, Florida, a senior leader in enrollment management with more than 40 years of experience, has been named interim vice president of enrollment management at the University of Maine, effective Oct. 1. Jones will serve through the national search to fill the permanent position.  As a member of the Associated Board […]

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UMaine Extension series for parents, caregivers opens Oct. 4

University of Maine Cooperative Extension opens a free six-session online educational series for parents and caregivers Oct. 4 from 1–2:30 p.m. Additional sessions are scheduled Oct. 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1.  “Back to Basics: Building Routines for Success” will focus on managing daily household tasks; meal planning and budgeting; learning to live with others; […]

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Maine cattlemen’s college features forage nutrition, pasture health

For the fifth year, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Maine Beef Producers Association will host the Maine Cattlemen’s College on Saturday, Oct. 15, beginning at 9 a.m., at the J. F. Witter Teaching and Research Center, 160 University Farm Road, Old Town. This year’s event will focus on forage and include topics such […]

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UMaine recognizing National Hazing Prevention Week

The University of Maine Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is recognizing National Hazing Prevention Week with several events to support and bring awareness to students.  A banner signing will be held 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in Room 143 of the Memorial Union. Also on Sept. 20, the office will host Die […]

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center welcomes four new undergraduate fellows for fall 2022

This semester, the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) welcomes four new undergraduate research fellows for the next two semesters: Bell Gellis Morais, Brenna Jones, Paige McHatten and Donald Patten. This new cohort will join current fellows Benjamin Allen, April Messier, Tom Pinette and Sherralyn Robbins, who are finalizing their research in fall 2022. […]

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