Campus Announcements

Maine Day returns April 28

Maine Day will return April 28 with several spring clean-up activities and entertainment for University of Maine community members, all following health and safety guidelines.  Students, faculty and staff interested in participating in community services projects can fill out the online survey. Check-in for volunteering will be held at 9 a.m. at the Memorial Union. […]

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McGillicuddy Center announces fall 2021 undergraduate fellows 

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine has selected four students to join the center as undergraduate research fellows for the 2021–22 academic year.  History major Luke Miller, sociology student Sabrina Paetow, Spanish major and legal studies minor Stephanie Tillotson, and non-traditional nursing student Heather Webb will join current fellows […]

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Hutchinson Center offers Online Grant Writing program

Registration is now open for the five-day professional development program “Grant Writing Essentials,” which will be held from 9 a.m.–noon May 21 and 28, and June 4, 11 and 18 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center.  This synchronous Zoom program will teach the basics of grant seeking for new and experienced grant writers — […]

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Maine Business School announces 2021 honors and awards recipients

The Maine Business School has announced its 2021 honors and awards recipients. Each year the Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business honor students and faculty for their achievements. Honorees receive a certificate, blue graduation cords and a locally-crafted paddle to commemorate their award. Learn more about the 2021 honors and awards recipients online.

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Bus schedule changes through next week

Community Connector bus service in Bangor is not operating today and tomorrow, April 23–24. Service resumes April 26 with some route modifications. The route that serves Old Town will run on a Saturday schedule all of next week. Black Bear Orono Express will run Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday next week from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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‘The Maine Question’ asks how we can get the most out of technology

Refrigerators tell us when we’re out of juice. Digital assistants schedule appointments and alert us to the weather forecast. Driverless cars get us into tight parallel parking spaces. Today, many of us increasingly rely on devices, apps and artificial intelligence in our daily lives. How can technology be designed to do the most good? How […]

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Hutchinson Center offers online public speaking, virtual presentations course

Distinguished Toastmaster Tom Dowd will lead a two-part professional development program, “Practical Public Speaking & Virtual Presentations,” 1–4 p.m. April 30 and May 7 through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Synchronous Zoom sessions will help participants gain the confidence and the skills needed to conduct business virtually with the workshop’s new emphasis on speaking […]

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Howorth launches online social skills training for working with autistic teens, young adults

University of Maine assistant professor of special education Sarah Howorth, BCBA-D (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) is launching a new training module, “PEERS® Lab at UMaine: Friendship Skills Boot Camp,” as part of the Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research’s free professional development series. Friendship Skills Boot Camp is recommended for families and professionals who […]

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center showcase features student fellows

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine is hosting a virtual showcase featuring the research and creative work of four graduating seniors at 7 p.m. April 21–22.  “The Stories We Tell” includes presentations by English majors Katherine Reardon, and Nola Prevost, history major Hailey Cedor and secondary education major Nolan […]

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Dana to deliver Rezendes Ethics Lecture April 27

Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador Maulian Dana will deliver the University of Maine’s 2021 John M. Rezendes Visiting Scholar in Ethics Lecture at 3:30 p.m. April 27.  Dana, a 2006 UMaine graduate in political science, will present, “Tribal Sovereignty, Social Justice and Building Equity from a Maine Tribal Perspective,” via Zoom.  Chief Kirk Francis appointed Dana […]

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