Campus Announcements

Four MIRTA teams to showcase discoveries Feb. 5

Four discoveries will be showcased by University of Maine faculty-led teams from the Maine Innovation, Research and Technology Accelerator (MIRTA) beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Foster Center for Student Innovation on campus. The four MIRTA projects are: A nanocellulose composite orthopedic implant that promotes the growth of strong natural bone while safely […]

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2019 International Dance Festival Feb. 16

The University of Maine will hold the 2019 International Dance Festival on Feb. 16 at the Collins Center for the Arts. Two performances, which are free and open to the public, will take place at 2 and 7 p.m. The 15th annual event will feature its largest lineup to date, showcasing traditional music, dance and […]

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University of Maine announces fall 2018 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,388 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2018 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,666 are from Maine, 669 are from 34 other states and 53 are from 25 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Dagher to give update on floating offshore wind project Feb. 6

Habib Dagher, executive director of the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine, will provide an update Feb. 6 to the UMaine community on a floating offshore wind project aimed at developing a clean, renewable energy source off Maine’s coast. Dagher, the principal investigator of the Aqua Ventus offshore wind program, will […]

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Community reminder: Take steps to prevent the flu

Influenza has been confirmed in all 16 counties in Maine, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC). Members of the University of Maine community are reminded that it is not too late to get vaccinated. Vaccination can reduce illness and prevent hospitalization and death. Influenza vaccination is strongly encouraged throughout […]

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Annual UMaine Career Fair to be held Feb. 6

The University of Maine Career Center will host the annual UMaine Career Fair 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Feb. 6 at the New Balance Student Recreation Center on campus. The fair will host 170 employers from Maine and around the country with job and internship opportunities. Several graduate and professional schools, as well as branches of the […]

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UMaine to observe Black History Month with films, workshops, panels

The University of Maine will observe Black History Month with a series of on-campus events throughout February. The activities will kick off at noon Feb. 1 with a flag raising in front of the Memorial Union, adjacent to Fogler Library. The ceremony will be followed by a reception and catered lunch in the Bangor Room […]

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UMaine named 2019–20 Military Friendly School

For the eighth year in a row, the University of Maine has been included on a list of “military friendly” colleges, universities and educational institutions that offer noteworthy services, opportunities and support for veterans of the United States military service. Qualification for the Military Friendly Schools list is based on research from public data sources, […]

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Student proposals for Bangor Humanities Day extended to Feb. 1

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center has extended its deadline to Feb. 1 for poster, panel and performance proposals for Bangor Humanities Day on March 2. Humanities students are invited to showcase their work among professionals at the annual multidisciplinary collaboration and celebration of the study of what makes us human, says Amy Holt, […]

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