Campus Announcements

Thousands on UMaine Campus Monday for Summer Tour

The University of Maine campus was packed Monday, Aug. 27 with thousands of visitors from around the country for the third Summer Tour, a UMaine admissions event that gave prospective students and their guests the opportunity to ask questions about UMaine, tour the campus, get a glimpse of student life and even skate on the […]

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Maine Hello Parking and Traffic Alert

The following information from the Division of Student Affairs relates to parking and traffic on campus leading up to Friday, Aug. 31 and the Maine Hello. As the University of Maine prepares for the arrival of the Class of 2016 on Friday, Aug. 31 it is important to be aware of parking lot closures and […]

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White House Honors UMaine Economist

The White House has named University of Maine economist Sharon Wagner a Champion of Change for leveraging her national service experience in AmeriCorps to become influential in her career. Wagner, an assistant professor in the School of Economics, served in AmeriCorps’ National Civilian Community Corps following her graduation from the University of Massachusetts.  She was […]

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Workshop to focus on growing seaweed

In Maine and elsewhere, aquaculturists, harvesters, researchers and those in the business of making products from marine macroalgae are increasingly interested in seaweed. This is due to some innovative research being conducted in the region, and because Maine now has the first and only commercial kelp aquaculture operation in the United States, Portland-based Ocean Approved […]

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UMaine Police Department Donates Vests

The University of Maine Police Department recently donated surplus ballistic vests to the police service in Botswana, a landlocked country in sub-Saharan Africa. The vests, which had accumulated in storage, were shipped to members of the Botswana Police Service as part of the UMPD’s effort to recycle old and out-of-date equipment. UMaine police searched for […]

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Charlie Slavin Remembrance Planned

Students, faculty, staff and members of the broader community are invited to attend “Celebrating Charlie,” an event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, to celebrate and remember Honors College Dean Charlie Slavin. The event will be held at the Collins Center for the Arts. Contact Honors College coordinator of advancement Emily […]

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Podiatrist Who Collaborated With UMaine Wins National Award

Local podiatrist Todd O’Brien has won the top prize at the 2012 American Podiatric Medical Association’s annual scientific meeting for his oral abstract on an electronic tuning fork he invented and developed with assistance from the University of Maine’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, the UMaine Foster Center for Student Innovation and the Maine Technology Institute. Tuning […]

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Wood Science Faculty, Students to be Honored

University of Maine professor of forest resources Doug Gardner will officially become a fellow of the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) and other UMaine faculty members and students will be honored for their work this week at the SWST meeting in Beijing, China. SWST recognizes fellows for their significant contributions to the wood […]

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UMaine Aquaculture Research, Facilities on Display in Open House Event

The University of Maine’s Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) facilities and latest research findings will be the focus of a two-day open house event Aug. 23-24 at UMaine’s research centers in Walpole, Franklin and Orono. Tours and activities will be held at all three sites at 1 p.m. on Aug. 23, and in Orono on Aug. […]

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New UMaine Batting Pavilion Dedication Planned

The new Paul J. Mitchell Batting Pavilion, located next to Mahaney Diamond, will be officially dedicated in a ceremony from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21. There will be a variety of speakers and guests at the event and Paul J. Mitchell will open the batting cages with the first official swings. The […]

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