Campus Announcements

James Oliver

Olivier to race for spot on Team USA

When James Olivier runs the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships, he’ll be striving for a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. To qualify, the rising sophomore needs a time of 1:48.80 or better at the Ansin Sports Complex in […]

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Red tide

Photojournalist to discuss connection between people, water at DMC

Conservation photographer and marine biologist Jenny Adler will deliver a free brown bag lunch seminar at noon Tuesday, June 25 in the library classroom at Darling Marine Center in Walpole. The Florida-based freelance photojournalist has traveled the world to capture the connection between people and water in a changing climate. “Science Storytelling: Communicating Science Through […]

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Archive of Maine Campus newspaper now available online

More than 5,000 issues of the University of Maine’s student-run newspaper, the Maine Campus, are now available online. Patrons can search the 130-year archive and download complete issues from anywhere in the world through Digital Commons at UMaine, an online repository managed by Raymond H. Fogler Library. The online archive is the result of a […]

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UMaine awarded $1M to help revitalize state’s forest economy

The University of Maine has been awarded $1 million from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) to build a demonstration scale nanocellulose plant that will advance next generation bio-based products. U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced the NBRC will award $1,250,000 in grants to UMaine and the town of East Millinocket. Both projects […]

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UMaine community members invited to Bangor Pride parade, festival

The Division of Student Life, the Wilde Stein Queer-Straight Alliance and the Office of Human Resources invite all members of the University of Maine community, including students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends and family to join them as they march in the 2019 Bangor Pride parade on June 22. Lineup will begin at 11 a.m. […]

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Wheelmobile to host “Wheel of Fortune” contestant tryouts at UMaine

The Wheelmobile, the promotional vehicle for the broadcast game show “Wheel of Fortune,” will visit the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine in search of contestants. Open auditions will take place in the Hutchins Concert Hall at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 21 and 22. The Wheelmobile brings […]

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FDA food safety certification training June 26–28

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-recognized food safety certification workshop beginning June 26, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., at the UMaine Extension office in Bangor. The 20-hour workshop continues 8 a.m.–5 p.m. June 27 and 8 a.m–noon June 28. Workshop topics include how to create an FDA-compliant food safety […]

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Beate Naglestad and Kenny Doak

Naglestad, Doak recognized for leadership on, off field

Student-athletes Kenny Doak and Beate Naglestad have been selected for the America East Helping Hands Team for assisting others and volunteering their own time to better their campuses and communities. A male and female student-athlete from each of the nine league institutions are recognized annually for their community service efforts. Doak is a kicker on […]

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Watch Bicentennial Conference talks by Pulitzer Prize-winners

To commemorate Maine’s 200th anniversary of statehood in 2020, the University of Maine recently hosted a three-day Maine Statehood and Bicentennial Conference that included a variety of events, panels, exhibits and concerts. Pulitzer Prize-winners Alan Taylor and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich delivered keynotes May 31. Taylor is the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair at the University of […]

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Registration open for 4-H June Jamboree

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H will host its annual June Jamboree, beginning at 5 p.m. June 14 at Fryeburg Fairgrounds. The event closes after lunch June 16. The jamboree, open to all Maine 4-H families, is designed to help youth learn about the care, health and wellness of livestock; fitting and showmanship; and zoonotic […]

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