Campus Announcements

Maine Heritage Lecture Features ‘Narrating Maine’

The fifth Maine Heritage Lecture at the University of Maine at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Buchanan Alumni House features “Narrating Maine,” a presentation by Kristin Langellier, UMaine professor of communication and journalism. The talk includes five linked stories about Maine, ranging from potato harvest lunches in Aroostook County to quilters’ stories, Somali […]

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2012 Culturefest International Student Showcase October 27

The University of Maine will hold its 25th annual International Culturefest from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the University of Maine Field House. A festival of cultural exhibits, traditional singing, dancing, clothing and cuisine from around the world presented by UMaine’s international students, Culturefest is free, open to the public and […]

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Franco-American Centre Presenting Humorist, Author Poulin

The Franco-American Programs are hosting a talk and book-signing by actress, humorist and storyteller Susan Poulin, author of the recent book “Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair’s Guide to Livin’ the Good Life,” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the UMaine Franco-American Centre. The center recognizes Poulin’s contributions to Franco-American heritage through her fictional […]

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MAAV honored in Blaine House ceremony

Nine members of the University of Maine group Male Athletes Against Violence were among the groups and individuals honored Oct. 2 in Augusta for their leadership in preventing domestic violence at the annual tea and awards ceremony of the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. During the ceremony, Gov. Paul LePage read and signed a […]

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Employers, Students Preparing for UMaine Engineering Job Fair Oct. 17

Some 78 companies that employ engineers will be at the University of Maine Wednesday, Oct. 17, looking to meet future employees or prospective interns from UMaine’s College of Engineering. The 2012 Engineering Job Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. The annual event is an opportunity […]

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Public Invited to UMaine Planetarium Astronomy Day

UMaine’s Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium and the Penobscot Valley Star Gazers invite families, children and members of the community to Astronomy Day 2012 on Saturday, Oct. 20. Activities will be held from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. in UMaine’s Wingate Hall. The events are free and open to the public. Tours of the facilities, instructional […]

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Harvard Speaker to Discuss Future of Health Policy

Harvard University Professor Theda Skocpol, an expert on social policy, will give a talk, “The Future of Health Policy,” at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8. The talk is free and open to the public, and will be held at the University Club on the second floor of UMaine’s Fogler Library. Skocpol is director of […]

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Blog Post: Kuli South George Expedition

Researchers with UMaine’s Climate Change Institute are blogging while on a trip to South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic Ocean. The expedition members are Climate Change Institute Director Paul Mayewski, UMaine graduate students Bjorn Grigholm and Mariusz Potocki, UMaine postdoctoral researcher Dan Dixon, Chilean researchers Gino Casassa and Marcelo Arevalo, EMT medic Alex Kuli, […]

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Author, Military Wife to Speak Wednesday at UMaine

Bangor Daily News columnist, author, military wife and mother of three Sarah Smiley will be at the University of Maine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, to discuss her life and her latest book, “Dinner with the Smileys.” The event is free and open to the public. […]

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Climate Change Institute Researchers Heading to South Georgia Island

Researchers with UMaine’s Climate Change Institute will be blogging while on a trip to South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic Ocean. The expedition members are Climate Change Institute Director Paul Mayewski, UMaine graduate students Bjorn Grigholm and Mariusz Potocki, UMaine postdoctoral researcher Dan Dixon, Chilean researchers Gino Casassa and Marcelo Arevalo, EMT medic Alex […]

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