Campus Announcements

Call for proposals to support UMaine events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series (CA/DLS) Committee is accepting grant applications for events in the UMaine community. These grants support up to 50 percent of expenses for events contributing to the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. The committee for CA/DLS accepts proposals four times a year. Previous grant awards have supported events including […]

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Authors of ‘Caught’ to share fishing tales Nov. 14 at DMC

The authors of “Caught. Time. Place. Fish.” will sign books and share stories at noon Nov. 14 in Brooke Hall at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. A collaboration between fisherman Glen Libby and photographer Antonia Small, “Caught” is an account of the beauty, fragility and profound change that characterizes fishing, fishing […]

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Maine Cattlemen’s College Nov. 18 in Orono

The inaugural Maine Cattlemen’s College will be held 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Wells Conference Center. The event begins with an optional dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 17. Sponsored by University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Maine Beef Producers Association (MBPA), the day is designed for current and prospective Maine beef cattle producers. Led […]

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SPA challenges expectations with ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Director Marcia Douglas and a cast of 25 University of Maine students will bring a fresh and inventive production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to the Hauck Auditorium stage, beginning Nov. 10. The UMaine production of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy will run for seven performances; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10–11 and 17–18;  2 p.m. Nov. 12 […]

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Online sustainability journal Spire invites submissions

Have a photo spread of a wind farm? A poem about climate change? An article about recycling? Research data pertaining to ocean salinity? A video of a day-in-the-life of an organic farmer? Spire, the Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability, would like to hear from you. ​Spire’s editorial team of graduate and undergraduate students at […]

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VEMI Lab reschedules open house

Due to the Oct. 31 power outage, the Virtual Environment and Multimodal Interaction (VEMI) Laboratory at the University of Maine has rescheduled its Halloween-themed open house for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 7. The lab, located in Carnegie Hall, is part of the spatial informatics program in the School of Computing and Information Science and […]

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Local voting information for Election Day

On Election Day, Nov. 7, all Orono voters will vote at the University of Maine New Balance Field House. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Community Connector buses will be available for Orono residents who need transportation. Voter registration staff will be on hand for new voters to register or for […]

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Leslie to talk at Coastal Estuarine Research Federation conference

Heather Leslie will be a speaker at the Coastal Estuarine Research Federation conference​ Nov. 7 in Providence, Rhode Island. The director of the Darling Marine Center will talk about policies and practices that build resilience of coastal marine ecosystems and the human communities that depend on them. The Libra Associate Professor in the School of […]

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Piscataquis County Extension Association annual meeting Nov. 8

Piscataquis County Extension Association (PCEA) will hold its annual meeting at 5 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Dover Foxcroft Congregational Church in Dover-Foxcroft. The program and meeting are open to the public. University of Maine Cooperative Extension livestock specialist Colt Knight will demonstrate how to safely prepare and cook whole chicken on a home smoker. […]

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