Campus Announcements

Chancellor, Board Members Set for Oct. 28 UMaine Open Forum

Contact Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — Chancellor Pattenaude and members of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees will visit UMaine on Wednesday Oct. 28 for an open forum to discuss UMaine, the University of Maine System and the future of higher education in Maine. The session is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.- noon in […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Kim, Rosenwasser

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday Oct. 21 and Monday Oct. 26. Prof. Carol Kim will give a Wednesday talk, “Evolution of Human Response to Disease, Vaccines,” and Prof. Alan Rosenwasser will speak on Monday about “The Evolution of […]

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Ireland-U.S. Partnership Funds UMaine Algal Toxin Research

Contacts: Laurie Connell, (207) 581-2470; Rosemary Smith, (207) 581-3361; Aimee Dolloff, (207) 581-3777 The University of Maine is one of the first to receive an international research partnership award, designed to link U.S. scientists and engineers with counterparts in Ireland.  The first four tri-partite U.S.-Ireland R&D partnerships, valued at more than $10 million were announced […]

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Tickets Still Available for Cohen Lecture at UMaine Friday, Oct. 23

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — United States Attorney General Eric Holder will visit the University of Maine on Friday Oct. 23 to deliver a William S. Cohen Lecture.  The talk is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts. Free tickets to the event are still available, on a […]

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24th Annual Maryann Hartman Award Recipients Named

Contact: Mazie Hough, 581-1225 ORONO —  Women who have dedicated time and energy helping to support homeless children, environmental causes, men and women in healthy relationships and women in a Lewiston refugee community are among the five 2009 -2010 Maryann Hartman Award winners selected to be honored Oct. 28 by the University of Maine’s Women […]

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Political Scientist Palmer is Maine Heritage Lecturer Nov. 5

Contact: Kathryn Allan, (207) 581-1954 ORONO — In the second annual Maine Heritage Lecture, UMaine professor emeritus of political science Kenneth Palmer will speak on “Maine’s Paradoxical Politics,” Thursday, Nov. 5. The lecture, at 4:30 p.m. in the university’s Wells Conference Center, is free and open to the public. Palmer is a political scientist who […]

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Indigenous Scholar to Speak at UMaine

Contact: Sara Willett, 581-1414 ORONO — The UMaine Division of Lifelong Learning and the Wabanaki Center will present Oren Lyons, professor emeritus of American studies at State University of New York at Buffalo, author, environmental and human rights activist and a member of the Onondaga Nation, as plenary speaker during a week-long visit to campus, […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Rumpho-Kennedy, Dennett Keynote

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday Oct. 14 and Thursday Oct. 15. UMaine Prof. Mary Rumpho Kennedy will give a talk, “Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Evolution,” on Wednesday from 8:35-9:50 a.m. in 130 Little Hall.  That lecture is part of […]

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UMaine TABOR forum Oct. 21

Contact: Bill Murphy, 581-4126 ORONO — The University of Maine Bureau of Labor Education, in conjunction with co-sponsors from around the state, will host a public educational forum on TABOR II, one of the referendum questions facing Maine voters on Nov. 3. “TABOR II: Impact on Maine and its People” will be held 7-9 p.m., […]

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“Sacred Gardens: Spirituality, Ecology & Peace” Conference Set Oct. 23 in Belfast

(Editors’ note: The name gkisedtanamoogk, fourth paragraph, begins with a lower case “g.”) Contact: Ellen Woodhead, 581-1167 BELFAST — The International EcoPeace Community ESTIA, affiliated with Peace & Reconciliation Studies at the University of Maine, will hold its 6th annual conference at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast Friday, Oct. 23, 12 noon-6 p.m., on “Sacred […]

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