Campus Announcements

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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Public Invited to Surplus Property Sale, Fundraiser July 25

Contact: Michelle Martin, 581-3091ORONO — The University of Maine’s Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism and the Department of Auxiliary Services are teaming up to offer a third surplus property yard sale, on July 25, to raise money to fund the newly opened Black Bear Exchange, an informal food pantry and clothing store on campus. […]

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H1N1 Recommendations–AEWC

Contact: Ron Lisnet, (207) 581-3779 We received word that a visitor attending a seminar at the AEWC-Advanced Structures and Composites Center this past Friday, July 10, 2009, has been confirmed as having H1N1. This person started to present symptoms on Saturday around noon and has returned home. UMaine will continue normal operations while increasing monitoring […]

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