Campus Announcements

UMaine Faculty Members Taking Students to Chile

University of Maine Forest Bioproducts Research Institute faculty members David Neivandt and Douglas Gardner will accompany 10 undergraduate students from across the country on a weeklong trip to Chile as part of a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program, a 10-week summer research experience based at UMaine and funded by the […]

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UMaine Researchers Featured in Museum Video

University of Maine Climate Change Institute researchers Aaron Putnam and Toby Koffman are among those featured in a video being shown at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City about how a new technique called surface exposure dating can help them analyze how the climate has changed over time. The video “Shrinking […]

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UMaine Honors Dean Passes Away

Charles Slavin, dean of the University of Maine Honors College and an associate professor of mathematics, died unexpectedly this morning in his Orono home. He was 58. Slavin joined the UMaine mathematics faculty Sept. 1, 1984. He was named director of the Honors Program in 1997. Among the many achievements during his tenure as director […]

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Lecturer to Speak About The Importance of Global Resilience

Jorg Imorger, the director of the Centre for Water Research at the University of Western Australia, will give a University of Maine Correll Presidential Lecture Series keynote address at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 in Wells Conference Center. The talk is free and open to the public. Imorger’s talk, “Building Resilience: Recognizing There is […]

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UMaine Student Passes Away

University of Maine senior Shirley Ladd from Barnstead, N.H., died July 28 from injuries she sustained earlier that day while hiking in Acadia National Park. She was 22. Ladd was a psychology major with a minor in business administration who worked in the New Balance Student Recreation Center on campus, most recently as a student […]

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Baseball Musical Opens at UMaine’s Summer Music Festival

The University of Maine Summer Music Festival is bringing together two summer traditions – baseball and musical theater – with the new musical comedy “Johnny Baseball,” which will open Friday, Aug. 3. “Johnny Baseball” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 3, 4, 10, 11 and at 2 p.m. on Aug, 5 and 12 […]

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UMaine Sustainable Agriculture Field Day July 25

A group of agricultural experts mainly from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will lead a free, public program on sustainable farming from 3:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25 at the UMaine Rogers Research Farm on Bennoch Road in Stillwater. Topics include sweet corn integrated pest management and emerging pests, crow management […]

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UMaine Extension Experts Participating in Event with Commerce Undersecretary

Two University of Maine Cooperative Extension experts will represent UMaine Extension at a public meeting Thursday in Alfred, Maine, with Kevin Concannon, U.S. Department of Agriculture undersecretary for food, nutrition and consumer services. UMaine Extension educators Frank Wertheim and Barbara Murphy will attend the meeting, which is sponsored by Partners for a Hunger-Free York County, […]

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Historians’ Blog Hosting Digital Humanities Project

University of Maine historian Katherine O’Flaherty and graduate student Rob Gee, who co-write the blog Stillwater Historians, are hosting on the blog this month History Carnival 111: Environmental History Edition, a monthly showcase of blog writing about history. The History Carnival is hosted each month at a different history blog to highlight a variety of […]

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UMaine Co-Hosting BIOGEOMON Conference

The University of Maine is one of three hosts of BIOGEOMON, a gathering of international scientists, students and researchers who study how biogeochemical research, including monitoring, modeling and experiments, support an understanding of how chemical and physical climate change influences the environment on our planet. Around 400 people are expected to attend the conference, which […]

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