Campus Announcements

UMaine Welcomes Class of 2013; Overall Enrollment Projected to Grow

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 joecarr@maine.edu ORONO — Approximately 700 University of Maine students, faculty members, staff members and others turned out today to welcome the university’s new first-year students, the Class of 2013.  The backbone of UMaine’s traditional “Maine Hello” program, those volunteers met the new students and their families as they arrived […]

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Women in the Curriculum Presentations Series Begins Sept. 15

Contact: Ann Schonberger or Mazie Hough, (207) 581-1228 ORONO — The Fall 2009 Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program lunch series gets under way Sept. 15, with noon presentations on feminist topics by UMaine faculty, graduate students and guest speakers. The series includes lectures, panel discussions, and films on topics such as North […]

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Darwin Lectures Begin Monday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series begins on Monday, Aug. 31 with a talk by UMaine psychology professor Larry Smith, who will discuss Charles Darwin’s contributions in their historical context. Each class meeting in the semester-long series is also open to members […]

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New Free Shuttle to Connect UMaine, Downtown Orono

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — A new shuttle service will enhance travel between the University of Maine and downtown Orono, providing greater access to Orono business for UMaine students while making it easier for town residents and others to visit UMaine for sporting events and other activities. The “Black Bear Orono Express” […]

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UMaine Alumns Create Three Endowment Funds Through Foundation Matching Program

Contact: Amos E. Orcutt University of Maine Foundation President/CEO (207) 581-5100 ORONO — News of the University of Maine Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Matching Gift Scholarship program came just in time for UMaine alumni Mike and Ellen Flaherty of Huntsville, Alabama. They had been thinking of establishing scholarship funds in memory of Mike Flaherty’s father, Virgil […]

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Camp Susan Curtis to Bring 18 Children to UMaine Wednesday, Thursday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will host 18 youngsters from Camp Susan Curtis on Wednesday, Aug. 19 and Thursday, Aug. 20.  During their time at UMaine, the students will experience what campus life is like and they will visit several UMaine facilities to learn more about academic opportunities. […]

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Six Consecutive Years in Princeton Review for UMaine

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 or Kristen Andresen at (207) 581-3742 ORONO — Princeton Review once again lists the University of Maine among the best colleges in the country. The New York-based publisher announced today “The Best 371 Colleges,” according to its annual guide book.  The publication, which rates the nation’s best choices for […]

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Country Music Star Bentley at UMaine Sept. 4

Contact: Abtin Mehdizadegan at 581-1701 ORONO — Dierks Bentley, the country music star whose current single, “Sideways,” is at the top of the country music charts, will perform at the University of Maine’s Alfond Arena on Friday Sept. 4. The concert, scheduled for 8 p.m., is presented by University of Maine Student Government, in collaboration […]

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Thursday Steam Planet Maintenance to Cause Loud Noises

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571ORONO — UMaine facilities staff members will conduct maintenance operations at the UMaine Steam Plant from 8 a.m.-12 noon on Thursday July 23. This activity will involve a series of controlled, but loud, releases of steam from the plant, lasting approximately 15-30 minutes each.  This is part of a process […]

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