Campus Announcements

Learn about the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center

University of Maine community members are invited to learn about the largest upcoming construction project in recent history at UMaine at an information session 10–11 a.m. Nov. 19 in Hill Auditorium, in the Engineering and Science Research Building. Construction on the $77 million Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center is set to being in late […]

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Events to benefit, recognize veterans scheduled Nov. 12–15

The University of Maine will recognize veterans with a week of events to coincide with Veterans Day. There are no classes Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of the holiday. The UMaine Office of Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS) and the UMaine Veterans Association (UMVA) are coordinating several activities. A UMVA bake sale will be […]

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‘The Maine Question’ podcast explores the state’s vibrant reuse economy 

The latest episode of the University of Maine podcast “The Maine Question” asks why the state’s reuse economy is so robust. In the third episode of the first season, host Ron Lisnet speaks with Cindy Isenhour, a professor of anthropology and climate change and faculty associate in the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability […]

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Culturefest to include exhibits, food, activities, style show, performances

The University of Maine Office of International Programs and International Student Association will host a celebration of cultures Saturday, Nov. 9 in the New Balance Student Recreation Center.  The 32nd annual Culturefest will feature international cultural exhibits, food, children’s activities, a style show and performances from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The university’s international community […]

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Bangor-area participants sought for survey about hospice, end-of-life care

Bangor-area adults are invited to participate in an anonymous online survey about hospice and end-of-life care. The University of Maine Center on Aging, working in partnership with the Collaborative for Hospice and End of Life Care, are conducting the survey to assess needs of adults and caregivers living and working in a 25-mile radius of […]

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Rep. Kathleen Gillingham named Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow

Maine State Representative Kathleen R.J. Dillingham will be on campus Nov. 19 as a Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow. Distinguished Maine Policy Fellows are individuals with past or current careers as policymakers in Maine — people of distinguished status and extensive experience. Each fellow comes to campus as a guest for […]

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‘Uncaged: Art from the Border’ exhibit opens at IMRC

“Uncaged: Art from the Border,” a collection of works created by children in detention at the Tornillo, Texas camp, opens Nov. 6 at the University of Maine.  The exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 22 in the APPE Space in the IMRC Center, and is free and open to the […]

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Honors College students, faculty present research in New Orleans

Sixteen students and 12 faculty members from the University of Maine Honors College will present research Nov. 6–10 at the 54th annual National Collegiate Honors Council conference in New Orleans. The theme, “Disrupting Education: Creativity and Innovation in Honors,” challenges attendees to think, question and act.  The submission process is highly selective. Four of the […]

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Gov. Mills notes success of Extension food education program

Gov. Janet Mills recently recognized the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) available through University of Maine Cooperative Extension. In her Oct. 24 letter, Mills acknowledged the program’s success in “providing hands-on education to parents, caregivers, and youth in the essentials of nutrition, food safety and security, food resource management, […]

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