Campus Announcements

Collins Center for the Arts

Chubby Checker, Bobby McFerrin headline September CCA shows

The Collins Center for the Arts is offering a variety of performances throughout the 2019–20 season. September events include several show-stopping mainstage music performances. Chubby Checker and The Wildcats will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. When Checker appeared on the American Bandstand in 1960 and performed “The Twist,” it was the dawn of a […]

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Special ticket pricing for faculty, staff for Sept. 14 football game

University of Maine Athletics and the Maine Education Association want to thank UMaine faculty and staff members by providing discounted ticket pricing for the 7 p.m. Sept. 14 football game against Towson University. The Black Bears are coming off the best season in program history in which they captured the Colonial Athletic Association title before […]

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MBS to connect students, professionals at Experience Business Casually

The Maine Business School will host an inaugural Experience Business Casually event Sept. 6 in the D.P. Corbett Business Building atrium.  The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., aims to kick off a new academic year. It will feature informational stations on business-related topics such as resume building, early career tips, professional […]

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UMaine renews exchange agreements in Spain and UK

The University of Maine has renewed exchange agreements with University Carlos III de Madrid in Spain and the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. Since 2013 when the exchange agreements were established, the University of Maine has sent 25 students to University Carlos III de Madrid and 23 students from that university have studied […]

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Registration open for faculty research orientation sessions 

Registration is open for any University of Maine faculty interested in attending one of two research orientation sessions hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. Participants will learn about UMaine resources and services available to aid research. Other topics will include recruiting and managing graduate students, […]

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Celebrate pollinators Sept. 7 at Tidewater Farm 

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Falmouth Land Trust will host a pollinator day 2–4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the University of Maine Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. This free, public event features hands-on activities focused on the vital role pollinators play in the food system as well as information about […]

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Faison named UMaine deputy director of athletics

Brian Faison has been named University of Maine deputy director of athletics, effective Sept. 6. Faison brings over 40 years of collegiate athletics experience, particularly in fundraising, marketing, media relations and administration. Faison, who has been involved in all areas of senior management, spent 10 years as the director of athletics at the University of […]

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Field Day at Rogers Farm includes hops demonstration garden

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers program will host its annual Field Day 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Sept. 7 at Rogers Farm demonstration garden in Old Town. Activities include workshops, a new backyard hops demonstration garden, botanical crafts, Maine-grown melon taste tests, a book walk, expert tips on growing peppers and butterfly gardens, […]

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Parking, road closure information for Maine Hello, Aug. 30

During Maine Hello, 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, about 2,100 new students will arrive on campus to move into their residence halls for the academic year. A football game also will be held in the evening, with tailgating beginning at 3 p.m. High levels of traffic are expected on campus and through downtown Orono […]

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