Campus Announcements

New UMaine Extension dean to talk May 20 in Lisbon Falls

Hannah Carter, the new dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension, will be the keynote speaker at the Androscoggin-Sagadahoc Counties Extension Association’s (ASCEA) annual meeting at 6 p.m. May 20 at the Extension office in Lisbon Falls. Election of ASCEA officers also will be held. The association is recruiting new members. In partnership with UMaine […]

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UMaine alumni among 2019 County Teachers of the Year in Maine

University of Maine alumni were among those honored last week as County Teachers of the Year by the Maine Department of Education and Educate Maine. Of the 15 educators recognized, six have degrees from UMaine: Androscoggin County Teacher of the Year: Shawn Rice, B.A. in studio arts/arts education Aroostook County Teacher of the Year: Kimberly […]

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Undergraduate research training session to be offered June 12

The University of Maine Office of Research Compliance will hold a Responsible Conduct of Research training 1–4:30 p.m. June 12 in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall. The session is for undergraduate students participating in research sponsored by NSF, NIH and/or USDA-NIFA. More information and a registration link are online. Registration is required by June 5.

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Melvin McClure passes away

Melvin McClure, 89, University of Maine professor emeritus of accounting and an alumnus, passed away May 8. Professor McClure taught for 28 years, according to his obituary. Funeral service details are online. The University of Maine Foundation has established the Melvin T. McClure Scholarship Fund.

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Negotiate an international climate change agreement at the Hutchinson Center

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to sit at a table negotiating climate policy with nearly 200 representatives from countries throughout the world? University of Maine graduate students Anna McGinn and Will Kochtitzky, who attended the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poland last December, will facilitate a two-hour, interactive simulation […]

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Crew team

Men’s varsity four boat finishes fifth at New England Rowing Championships

The University of Maine Crew Club men’s varsity four boat placed fifth in the Grand Final at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) on May 4 on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts. The boat of Garrett Robinson, Ben Duddy, Kile Gianetti, Alec Latham and coxswain Marissa Hughes completed the 2,000-meter course in 7:21.420. Bowdoin College […]

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UMaine faculty mentors recognized at award ceremony

Awardees were recognized for their support, advocacy and mentorship of University of Maine students at the Faculty Mentor Appreciation ceremony on May 7. The event, which was originally postponed, is part of the 2019 Maine Impact Week celebration. A total of 23 awards were presented during the luncheon. Faculty Mentor Impact Award winners: Nicholas Giudice, […]

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CMJ students explore immigration in free May 8 performance, conversation

University of Maine communication and journalism students will give a free, public performance and dialogue titled “With~standing! Exploring Immigration and Belonging in Maine” at 2 p.m. May 8 at the Wilson Center in Orono. This semester, students in the Narrative, Performance and Social Change course partnered with the Maine MultiCultural Center (MMCC) and other area […]

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UMaine students take top awards at international business competition

A team of University of Maine students won two awards at the 2019 International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition in California. The six Maine Business School students won first place in Written Documents and second place in Overall Performance in one of five “worlds” at the April contest. The yearlong simulation required teams to manage all […]

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