Campus Announcements

Attorney General Eric Holder to Present UMaine Cohen Lecture

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. Cohen, the Bangor native who represented Maine in Congress for […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Hutchison, Kornfield This Week

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Monday Oct. 5 and Wednesday, Oct. 7. UMaine Prof. Keith Hutchison will give a Monday talk, “The Genome: Changing Slow, Changing Fast,” and Prof. Irv Kornfield will speak on Wednesday about “Speciation and Gladogenesis.” […]

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Hutchinson Center Expansion Dedication Event Monday Oct. 5

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) at 581-3571 BELFAST — The University of Maine will celebrate the construction of a new wing at its Belfast Hutchinson Center on Monday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.  UMaine President Robert Kennedy and others will participate in a brief program and a ribbon-cutting for the addition, which adds classroom and laboratory […]

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UMaine Activities Planned for ‘National Make a Difference Day’ Oct. 23-24

Contact: Ryan Bouchard, 581-1796 ORONO — The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism is holding its Fifth Annual “UMaine Cares” service event in celebration of National Make a Difference Day, Oct. 24. UMaine Cares began in 2005 as an effort to raise funds for hurricane relief in the Gulf Coast area. Student groups and individuals […]

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ENCorps Partnership Seeks Volunteers

Contact: Jennifer Crittenden, 262-7923 ORONO — The University of Maine Center on Aging, in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation, is seeking older volunteers for a new program, Encore Leadership Corps (ENCorps), to provide leaders for a variety of “smart growth” projects in Maine. To get the program started, between 150 and 200 ENCorps volunteers […]

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UMaine Involved in New Partnership to Study North Atlantic Marine Ecosystem

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine is one of several prestigious marine research institutions joining forces to study North Atlantic marine ecosystems as part of the Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region (CINAR). In addition to UMaine, the collaborative involves Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Rutgers University, the University […]

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Careers in Student Affairs Event at UMaine Oct. 19

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development and its Division of Student Affairs will sponsor a Monday Oct. 19 event for those interested in learning more about careers in higher education student affairs.  A Student Affairs Fair, scheduled for 10 a.m.-12 noon on the […]

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UMaine Museum of Art Announces Fall Exhibitions

Contact:  Kathryn Jovanelli, (207) 561-3350 October 2 – December 31, 2009 High resolution digital images available upon request Roadside Ghosts:  Photographs by Dave Anderson Arkansas-based Dave Anderson exhibits a series of photographs captured on his travels throughout 30 US states. The photographer’s journeys on America’s back roads result in images that are familiar yet mysterious. […]

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Sunday Walk to Raise Awareness, Funds for Suicide Prevention

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — A group of 200 University of Maine community members and others will walk to raise money and awareness for suicide prevention on Sunday, Sept. 27.  The 3.5 mile walk will begin at UMaine’s Fogler Library, at 1 p.m. The UMaine event is part of the Out of […]

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UMaine to Celebrate National Hazing Prevention Week

Contact: Kevin Taschereau (kevin.taschereau@umit.maine.edu) or (207) 581-4183 ORONO, Me. – The University of Maine will celebrate National Hazing Prevention Week on Thursday, Sept. 24 at noon on the Fogler Library steps with the signing of Hazing Prevention Statement. Presidents, members, and advisors of UMaine’s student organizations, fraternities, sororities and athletic teams will take part in […]

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