Campus Announcements

DMC welcomes Boothbay Sea and Science Center campers

Boothbay Sea and Science Center campers capped off their summer program with a recent daylong visit to the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in Walpole. Nearly 30 campers, ages 5–13, learned about shellfish aquaculture with Lili Pugh, DMC’s K–12 education coordinator. “To understand aquaculture, one must know the science,” Pugh says. “Understanding water quality, […]

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Opportunity to provide input for Presidential Search

All University of Maine community members are invited to help the UMaine Presidential Search Committee understand the opportunities and challenges facing the university and provide input about the characteristics needed in the next president. Input from many constituents is sought to help describe the position and set criteria for reviewing applications. The search committee, chaired […]

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Discussion on current weather events, future climate trends Sept. 8

A discussion on current weather events and their relation to past, present and future climate trends will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in Bryand Global Sciences Center, Room 307. The talk will be led by Sean Birkel and Bradfield Lyon, research professors at the University of Maine’s Climate Change Institute. The talk […]

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UMaine offering Camden International Film Festival courses

Each year, the University of Maine makes it possible for students to attend the Camden International Film Festival and engage with filmmakers by offering related courses. Recognized as one of the top documentary film festivals in the world, the Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) highlights innovative work and dedication to the craft of nonfiction storytelling. […]

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Student Wellness Resource Center cited as leading resource

The University of Maine Student Wellness Resource Center was included in TopCounselingSchools.org’s “30 universities that are leading the way with wellness centers for students.” The center came in at 16 on the list of “facilities that stand out as the best in the country.” UMaine’s Student Wellness Resource Center “goes above and beyond to ensure […]

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Family and Friends Weekend Sept. 22–24

The University of Maine will hold Family and Friends Weekend Friday through Sunday, Sept. 22–24. Many events will be held on campus throughout the weekend, including planetarium shows at the Emera Astronomy Center, a lobster bake sponsored by the University Credit Union, an outdoor showing of “Wonder Woman,” and a jazz brunch. Online registration is […]

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Panel discussion on North Korea crisis, Sept. 11

The University of Maine will host a panel discussion, “Making Sense of the North Korea Crisis,” at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Bangor Room, Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA), the panel will feature Kristin Vekasi, an assistant professor […]

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Hutchinson Center offering fall professional development programs

The University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer a variety of professional development programs this fall. Program areas include health care, restorative practices, relational and mental health, leadership, business, education, and technology. A Relational Health Certificate Program, “Promoting a Positive Workplace & Community Culture,” will be offered in eight, daylong sessions, Oct. 20 […]

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Call for proposals to support UMaine events

The Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Committee is accepting grant applications from the University of Maine community. Grants support up to 50 percent of expenses associated with cultural events that enhance the artistic, cultural and intellectual life of UMaine. Past awards have supported lectures, Culturefest, the International Dance Festival, exhibits, performances and guest artists. The next […]

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Memorial service for John Scofield set Sept. 9

Friends and family of John Scofield are invited to attend a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Buchanan Alumni House. A reception will follow. Scofield, a network engineer at the University of Maine, passed away Aug. 27 after a battle with cancer. His full obituary is online.

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