Campus Announcements

CMJ seminar topics include academic integrity, digital culture, climate change, hate speech

The Department of Communication and Journalism’s fall Colloquium Series begins at noon Monday, Sept. 18 with a roundtable titled “Skills-based Approaches for Teaching Academic Integrity” in Dunn Hall, Room 424. Panelists from the department include doctoral students Dana Carver-Bialer, Bryan Picciotto and Tyler Quiring; lecturer Lily Herakova; and assistant professor Holly Schreiber. Six other public […]

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S.W. Cole geotechnical boring demonstration Sept. 19

A demonstration of geotechnical boring techniques will take place between the Belgrade Spur and Belgrade Parking Lot from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Provided by S.W. Cole Explorations, LLC, the demonstration is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in geotechnical drilling and its professional applications. Students in CIE 460 Geotechnical Engineering are […]

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Department of Art accepting applications for after-school program

The University of Maine Department of Art’s ArtWorks! program for area children in grades K–8 is accepting applications until Oct. 6 for the fall 2017 session. The program provides children an opportunity to explore the world of art through hands-on experiences with a variety of visual media, the history of art, and the viewing of […]

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UMaine emergency communication alerts available

With the start of the academic year, members of the University of Maine community are reminded to register to receive UMaine’s emergency notifications. The emergency notification system alerts the UMaine community to public safety issues, including inclement weather conditions causing class cancellations. Registration for text and/or email alerts is available online. If you have already […]

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Study Abroad Fair to be held Sept. 14

The University of Maine International Programs’ Study Abroad Fair will be held 2–5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the first-floor ballroom of Estabrooke Hall. The free event is held to inform UMaine students, faculty and staff about the programs available for all majors to study, intern, research or teach abroad. Information will be available on […]

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Tijerina earns first Chris Kobrak Fellowship in Canadian Business History

Stefano Tijerina has been named the first recipient of the Chris Kobrak Fellowship in Canadian Business History. The University of Maine adjunct assistant professor accepted the $10,000 award at the “150 Years of Canadian Business History” conference Sept. 11–12 in Toronto. Tijerina was awarded the fellowship for his in-progress book titled “Navigating Imperial Competition in […]

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UMaine Extension survey seeking feedback from home gardeners

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is asking for the public’s help in determining what types of horticultural education programs best help meet the needs of home gardeners in the state. The survey will aid UMaine Extension in planning its programs for home gardeners in the coming year. Feedback is requested via a brief (five-question) survey, […]

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Emera Astronomy Center to dedicate new Clark Observatory Sept. 15

Members of the University of Maine community are welcome to attend the dedication of the Emera Astronomy Center’s new Clark Observatory at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. The historic Alvin Clark eight-inch refractor, originally installed in 1900, has been relocated to the grounds of the Emera Astronomy Center in a new roll-off roof facility. The […]

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Sorg to lead webinar on NH opioid overdoses

Marcella Sorg, director of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center’s Rural Drug and Alcohol Research Program; and Lisa Marsch, director of the Dartmouth Center for Technology and Behavior, will lead a webinar for the National Drug Early Warning System on New Hampshire fentanyl deaths. Their webinar, “Understanding the Increase in Opioid Overdoses: NDEWS New Hampshire […]

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