Campus Announcements

Events slated for students during last week of classes

The University of Maine Office of Campus Activities and Student Engagement will offer several activities leading up to Finals Week: Holiday Cookie Decorating, noon–2 p.m. Dec. 10, Memorial Union. Campus Activities Board invites students to decorate cookies. The best cookies will be featured on Instagram (@cab_umaine) and decorators will receive CAB swag. Nintendo Night, 1–4:30 […]

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CUGR announces 2018–2019 academic year fellowship winners

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the recipients of the 2018–2019 Academic Year Research and Creative Activities Fellowships. The fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-mentored research. Each fellowship provides a $1,100 award for the student to help cover costs of the project. Funding for […]

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CUGR names 2018–2020 undergraduate research assistants

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has named the 2018–2020 Faculty Fellows Assistants. The CUGR Faculty Fellows Program supports faculty efforts toward improving undergraduate research mentoring skills, expanding curricula to include research and scholarship experiences, and developing proposals for further funding specifically involving undergraduate students. Each CUGR Fellow is provided $1,100 to […]

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Dec. 12 open forum for assistant provost for institutional research and assessment finalist

Interested administrators, faculty, staff and students are invited to an open campus forum for Debra Allen, associate director of the Office of Institutional Research. Allen is the finalist for the position of assistant provost for institutional research and assessment. The assistant provost will be responsible for supporting data-informed strategic institutional planning and overseeing the merger […]

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Recent UMaine visit enhances cooperation with Taiwan educational institutions

Rose Chen, director of the Education Division at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, visited the University of Maine Nov. 27–28, hosted by the Office of International Programs. The goal of her visit was to enhance cooperation between UMaine and secondary and tertiary educational institutions in Taiwan. Chen’s office offers scholarships for undergraduate […]

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2018 Senior Art Exhibition ‘Collective Ground’ to open Dec. 7 in Lord Hall

The University of Maine will open the 2018 Senior Art Exhibition, “Collective Ground,” with a reception 5:30–8 p.m. Dec. 7 at Lord Hall Gallery. The show, which runs through Feb. 2, features more than 70 works of art, including paintings, drawings, prints, digital paintings/prints and sculptures. The nine studio art majors displaying work produced all […]

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Principles of beef cattle nutrition Dec. 8

University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Oxford County will host a workshop on beef cattle nutrition 4–6 p.m. Dec. 8 in South Paris.   Designed for producers, the workshop will focus on maximizing production while minimizing feed costs. UMaine Extension assistant professor and livestock specialist Colt Knight will discuss the basic principles of beef cattle […]

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Participants sought for research on taste, whole grains for older adults

Participants are needed for a University of Maine research project on taste and whole grains for older adults, being conducted 12:30–5 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Sensory Evaluation Center, 158 Hitchner Hall. Most Americans do not eat enough whole grains. UMaine researchers are studying whether taste is an important factor in deciding to eat whole […]

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