Campus Announcements

Culturefest to Showcase International Students’ Homeland Traditions

Contacts: Sarah Joughin, 581-3423 ORONO – The University of Maine will hold its 22nd Culturefest Saturday, Nov. 7, a festival of cultural exhibits, traditional singing, dancing, clothing and cuisine from around the world. Held annually in the UMaine Field House from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Culturefest attracts more than 1,000 visitors from campus and […]

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Trick-or-Trot at UMaine Horse Barn Saturday Evening

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The second annual trick-or-trot for area youngsters will be held on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. at the horse barn at the University of Maine’s J. F. Witter Research and Teaching Farm on College Avenue in Old Town. Local children are encouraged to dress in costume […]

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Ocean Classroom Foundation, University of Maine Pair Up for Semester at Sea

CONTACT: Susan L. Hodder, Ocean Classroom Foundation (207) 633-2750 ext. 102 Joe Carr, University of Maine (207) 581-3571 Note to editors: Representatives from UMaine and the Ocean Classroom Foundation will be available on Friday Oct. 30 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Rockland harbor to discuss this program and give tours of the schooner Harvey Gamage, […]

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UMaine Chamber Jazz Ensemble Concert Nov. 3

Contact: Karel Lidral, 581-1256 ORONO — The University of Maine Chamber Jazz Ensemble will present its formal concert in Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. The organization includes several soloists or small ensembles with piano accompaniment.  This semester’s group consists of 11 musicians, representing a variety of […]

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3rd Annual A Cappella Concert to Benefit UMaine Alternative Spring Break

Contact: Rebecca Workman, (207) 664-8999 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Alternative Spring Break will host its third annual benefit concert Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in Room 100 of the Donald P. Corbett Business Building. The event will feature five of UMaine’s student a cappella groups, including the premier all-female group Renaissance and […]

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UMaine Plans Tulip Planting Wednesday for Cancer Research

Contact: Vicky Blanchette, 581-2204/944-2695; George Manlove, 581-3756 ORONO — For the fourth year in a row, University of Maine volunteers will plant a pink tulip garden on the UMaine campus in front of Fogler Library Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m., to raise funds for cancer research through the Maine Cancer Foundation. In total, 30,000 […]

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School of Performing Arts Reader’s Theatre to Present “Trumpery”

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine School of Arts will offer a reader’s theatre presentation of Peter Parnell’s “Trumpery: the Evolution of Charles Darwin’s Theory,” on Wednesday Oct. 28 at 7: 30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. Admission is free. Charles Isherwood described the play in a December 2007 […]

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AG Janet Mills at UMaine Thursday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Maine Attorney General Janet Mills will visit the University of Maine on Thursday Oct. 29 as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Mills will spend the day at UMaine, meeting with students, faculty members and staff members.  A Farmington resident, […]

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UMaine Senior Named Outstanding Continuing Education Student from New England

Contact: George Manlove, 581-3756 photo available upon request ORONO — The University Continuing Education Association New England has selected UMaine senior Lauren Sterling of Waterville as the Outstanding Continuing Education Student from New England. She will be honored at the UCEANE annual conference in Hyannis, Mass. on Oct. 28. An extraordinary student and public servant, […]

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UMaine Bodwell Center Plans ‘Halloween for Needs’ Oct. 30.

Contact: Ryan Bouchard, 581-1796 ORONO — The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism, the UMaine Touchstone Project and the Peer Education Program will host a novel “Halloween for Needs” event Oct. 30, beginning at 3 p.m. at the Orchard Trail Community Center, just off campus. Volunteers will inform students about the services of the University […]

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