Campus Announcements

MTVU program features UMaine and UMaine student

UMaine student Lindsey Miller is the host of this week’s edition of “Deans List,” a television show that airs on MTVU, that network’s university-oriented channel.  A crew visited UMaine in October to film the program, which includes information about UMaine’s sustainability efforts.  The program features ten music videos, chosen by Miller, that reflect sustainability concerns.  […]

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UMaine announces Library of Congress partnership

A new collaboration between the Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center and the University of Maine will preserve a unique archival collection that documents the history and traditions of Maine, other New England states and Canada’s Maritime Provinces.  That collection, the entire holdings of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and History, is part of UMaine’s […]

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AP Article Advances William Cohen Lecture November 17

The Boston.com website and other news publications carried an Associated Press report advancing the Nov. 17 William Cohen Lecture at the University of Maine, which will present speaker James Jones, retired U.S. Marine general, Vietnam veteran and President Obama’s first national security adviser. Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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Tuesday WVOM interview to feature Settele

Jim Settele, assistant director of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs, will be interviewed live on WVOM’s  Tuesday morning George Hale and Ric Tyler Show.  In a discussion scheduled for just after 7:20 a.m., Settele, who is a recently retired Navy captain, will preview Thursday’s UMaine William S. Cohen Lecture. Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. […]

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UMaine pep rally to support the Black Bears

The University of Maine is planning a Thursday, Nov. 10 pep rally in support of the Black Bear football team.  It is scheduled for 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Memorial Union’s Maine Marketplace.  The marching band and cheerleaders will perform in the atrium outside the UMaine bookstore, while speakers including President Paul Ferguson and football coach […]

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Mark Woodward to moderate Cohen Lecture discussion

Former Bangor Daily News executive editor Mark Woodward will moderate a discussion involving former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen and Retired U.S. Marine General James Jones, the first National Security Advisor in the Obama Administration, on Thursday Nov. 17 at the University of Maine. The moderated discussion on the Arab Spring, a series of […]

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Police investigating damaged signs

University of Maine police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a recent rash of sign vandalism on campus. Five building signs have been kicked and damaged since Wednesday, Oct. 26.  Those signs are the blue markers for Cutler Health Center, Cumberland Hall, Aubert Hall, Oak Hall and Libby Hall. Police have recovered […]

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Grad student recognized for research project

Karen Hutchins, a University of Maine Ph.D. candidate in Communication and Journalism and a graduate research assistant for Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative, was recognized by the National Science Foundation for her research poster on partnerships between universities and municipalities. That recognition came at NSF’s National EPSCoR Conference in October.

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President announces strategic planning group

A message from President Ferguson, announcing the composition of UMaine’s Strategic Planning Leadership Team It is with great pleasure that I announce the composition of the Leadership Team that will be working with me and Linda Silka to bring together ideas for UMaine’s Strategic Plan for excellence for the next five years.  The membership brings […]

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