Campus Announcements

Collins Center for the Arts film series

Eight films are scheduled for UMaine’s Collins Center for the Arts, Thursday nights in the fall beginning Sept. 15.  Show time is 7 p.m. with an admission charge of $6. Thursday, Sept. 15 Buck Thursday, Sept. 22 Midnight in Paris Thursday, Sept. 29 Beats, Rhymes & Life Thursday, Oct. 6 Cave of Forgotten Dreams Thursday, […]

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Grad student to present work in DC

UMaine chemistry Ph.D. candidate James Killarney, who works with Prof. Howard Patterson in the Patterson Research group, will present his work to members of Congress and Environmental Protection Agency administrators on Capitol Hill next June.  Working in the second year of a EPA STAR Fellowship, Killarney focuses on chemometric modeling of pharmaceutical contamination in water. […]

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Digital Humanities Week at UMaine Sept. 26-29

A series of late-September University of Maine presentations, with an accompanying online discussion forum, will enhance community dialogue related to the impact of evolving communications technologies on humanities scholarship.

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Faculty members to participate in lecture series

University of Maine faculty members Constanza Ocampo-Raeder and Maria Sandweiss will present September lectures at Bangor Public Library.  Their talks will be part of the Centro Hispano – The Hispanic Center of Bangor 2011 lecture series.  That organization works to inform the community about Hispanic heritage and culture. Ocampo-Raeder, a professor in UMaine’s Dept. of […]

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Development/diversity specialist Moody at UMaine this week

Faculty development and diversity specialist Joann Moody will visit UMaine on Tuesday Sept. 13 through Thursday Sept. 15. She will conduct a series of small group sessions involving College of Liberal Arts and Sciences chairs, directors and peer committees on Tuesday and Wednesday.  On Thursday she will meet with people in similar roles in the […]

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Education Commissioner Bowen at UMaine Monday Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen is spending Monday Sept. 12 at UMaine, as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Bowen will meet with students, faculty members and staff members, in addition to President Paul Ferguson and Provost Susan Hunter.

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Anderson to give sustainability talks at UMPI and UMFK

Mark Anderson, senior instructor in the UMaine School of Economics, will return to his native Aroostook County to give a pair of mid-September talks on sustainability.  A key contributor to Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative, a statewide, interdisciplinary research and outreach effort based at UMaine, Anderson will discuss “Toward a Theory of Sustainability: An Exercise in […]

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UMaine to host IEEE seminars Sept. 22

Stephen Bush, an internationally recognized expert on the connection between communication technology and electric power grids, will discuss “Communication for the Smart Grid” at the University of Maine’s Barrows Hall on Thursday Sept. 22. Bush’s presentation, scheduled for 3:15-4:15 p.m., is part of an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) seminar, presented by the […]

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Extension’s Hopkins wins national award

Kathryn Hopkins, University of Maine Extension educator in the Somerset Extension office in Skowhegan, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the recent 2011 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in Overland Park, Kansas. Hopkins was one of several honorees representing the top two percent of the membership […]

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UMaine softball coach Smith resigns

University of Maine softball coach Deb Smith has announced her resignation, effective immediately. A 1994 UMaine graduate, Smith was a pitcher whose on-field accomplishments led to 1994 All-American honors and 2001 induction into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame. “As a student-athlete and a coach, Deb has made significant contributions to Black Bear […]

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