Campus Announcements

UMaine Professor Mayewski to Receive Prestigious Seligman Crystal

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Prof. Paul Mayewski, director of the University of Maine Climate Change Institute, will travel to Norway this weekend to join an exclusive fraternity of esteemed climate scientists to receive the International Glaciological Society’s (IGS) Seligman Crystal. Since the award was first presented in 1963 — to its […]

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August Program for High School Students Interested in Marine Sciences

Contact: Linda Healy (207) 563-3146, ext. 200 WALPOLE — A three- day August program at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC), will give high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to learn about marine science academic and career options. Dive In! is a new overnight program at DMC, a UMaine marine science laboratory […]

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UMaine Sponsors Trip to Bangor City Forest and Orono Bog Boardwalk

Contact: Amy Witt, 207-780-4205, amy.witt@maine.edu BANGOR, Me.—University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a tour of the Bangor City Forest and Orono Bog Boardwalk on Friday, June 11 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Jan Santerre of the Maine Forest Service, Bangor City Forester Brian Dugas and guides from the Orono Bog Boardwalk will lead the tours.   […]

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UMaine to Host May 14 High School Wind Blade Challenge

Contact: Roberta Laverty, (207) 581-2110 or Paul Williamson, Maine Composites Alliance, (207) 242-3521 ORONO – High schools and vocational centers across Maine are set to participate on May 14 in the second Maine Wind Blade Challenge hosted by the University of Maine AEWC Advanced Structures & Composites Center in partnership with the Maine Composites Alliance […]

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University of Maine Graduates 1,700 in Class of 2010

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571, joe.carr@umit.maine.edu More information about UMaine’s Saturday commencement is online at http://www.umaine.edu/commencement2010 ORONO — Maine governor John Baldacci challenged University of Maine graduates to “stand up for what is right” during his commencement address at Alfond Arena today. Recalling the “turmoil” of the 1960s and the progress society has made […]

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UMaine Announces Top Annual Faculty Awards

ORONO — Four highly accomplished University of Maine professors, each with long and distinguished records of service to the university and its students, were announced this afternoon as the winners of UMaine’s annual top faculty awards. The awards are part of the annual Academic Honors Convocation, traditionally held the day before commencement. Today’s event was […]

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Kennedy Announces UMaine Academic Reorganization; Eight-Point Plan for Budget Sustainability Includes Establishment of Division of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571, joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO — University of Maine President Robert Kennedy unveiled “UMaine 150,” an eight-point plan that he says “will both improve UMaine and make it more financially sustainable.” Kennedy made the announcement during a Tuesday morning presentation at UMaine’s Collins Center for the Arts. Some 250 members of the […]

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UMaine President Kennedy to Address Academic Reorganization Tuesday May 4

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO — University of Maine President Robert Kennedy has scheduled a Tuesday May 4 presentation to announce his decisions relative to academic program reorganization.  His talk is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts. It will also be streamed online at http://www.umaine.edu. Kennedy created […]

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UMaine Fraternity Found Responsible for Hazing in April 17 Initiation Activity

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Following a week-long review, the University of Maine’s Division of Student Affairs has found the university’s Sigma Chi fraternity chapter to be in violation of UMaine’s hazing policies. These findings relate to a Saturday April 17 incident during which a UMaine student participating in a fraternity initiation […]

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University of Maine Featured in the Princeton Review and U.S. Green Building Council in Just-Published “Guide to 286 Green Colleges”

Joe Carr, University of Maine (207) 581-3571, joe.carr@umit.maine.edu Leah Pennino, The Princeton Review (508) 663-5133, lpennino@review.com Free Guidebook Profiles the Nation’s Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges and Universities ORONO — The University of Maine is one of the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com).  The nationally known education services company selected […]

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