Campus Announcements

UMaine Fall Harvest Pumpkin, Apple Sale Oct. 11

Staff from UMaine’s Highmoor Farm in Monmouth will be on the Orono campus again this fall to sell high-quality apples and pumpkins. The sale is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 by the Cyrus Pavilion Theatre. Apple prices are $2 a pound and $3 per pound for organic; pumpkins are $3, […]

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James Stephen Bost: 1923–2012

James Stephen Bost, longtime professor of speech and director of theater at the University of Maine, died Sept. 28, 2012, at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., according to his obituary in the Bangor Daily News. Born in Greenville, Ill., Bost moved to Maine in 1961 and taught for 26 years at UMaine, where he […]

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Place-Kicker a National Football Foundation Award Semi-Finalist

University of Maine football standout Brian Harvey has been named a semi-finalist for the National Football Foundation’s William V. Campbell Trophy, given to college football’s best scholar-athlete, and also was named a candidate for the organization’s National Scholar-Athlete Awards. A senior place-kicker from Wayland, Mass., Harvey’s 39-yard field goal in overtime beat New Hampshire in […]

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Engineering EXPO to be Held in Cloke Plaza

The 2nd Engineering Group EXPO, which will provide an opportunity for first-year and other students in the University of Maine College of Engineering to meet representatives from 16 engineering clubs, societies or teams at UMaine, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday in the University of Maine’s Cloke Plaza. The event includes […]

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Microsoft Developer Offering Presentations

Edwin Guarin, a senior academic developer evangelist for Microsoft in New England will be on the UMaine campus Friday for a variety of presentations. All presentations will be held in Neville Hall, room 120 (room changes due to high attendance will be posted on the door of 120 Neville). Guarin will offer from 1 p.m. […]

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Emergency Communications System Test Sept. 27

The University of Maine will conduct a full-scale emergency communications system test on Thursday, Sept. 27. Outdoor sirens, which represent an integral part of the system, will sound for several minutes shortly after 2:15 p.m. Those sirens are audible throughout the UMaine campus and, under certain conditions, in parts of the surrounding communities. UMaine created […]

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Intermedia MFA Visiting Lectures Begin Oct. 2

The University of Maine Intermedia MFA Program is presenting the first event in its Fall Visiting Lecture Series on Tuesday, Oct. 2. All of the presentations begin at 7 p.m. in Lord Hall and are free and open to the public. On Oct. 2, Jae Rhim Lee, a research fellow in the MIT Program in […]

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Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center to Honor Maine Chamber President Connors

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine will honor Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, as a Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow on Thursday, Sept. 27. At 2 p.m., Connors will lead a seminar, “The Role of a State Chamber in Economic Development: Examples from Maine,” in the […]

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Stancioff, Bisson Present at Phenology Conference

Esperanza Stancioff, climate change educator for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension/Maine Sea Grant, and Beth Bisson, assistant director for outreach and education for Maine Sea Grant, recently presented at the 2012 International Phenology Conference at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. The presentation, “Signs of the Seasons: A Maine Phenology Program — Linking Research, Climate […]

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UMaine-based Maine EPSCoR “Sustainable Maine” Episodes to Air

Three new episodes in the “Sustainable Maine” series will premiere beginning on Sept. 27 and in the coming weeks on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN). The Season 2 episodes are part of a continuing partnership between Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine and MPBN. The series takes a look at Maine’s involvement in […]

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