Campus Announcements

Celebration of Darwin Continues with Film and Discussion Nov. 11

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — David Lebrun’s 2004 animated documentary “Proteus” will provide the framework for a Wednesday Nov. 11 event that is part of the University of Maine’s semester-long Celebration of Darwin. “Darwin After Dark: A Night of Film and Discussion” is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Arthur St. John Hill […]

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Sandy Ives Memorial Service Saturday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — A memorial celebration in remembrance of Edward “Sandy” Ives, the longtime University of Maine professor who died in August at the age of 83, is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 7.  It will begin at 2 p.m. at UMaine’s Wells Conference Center. Ives, a UMaine faculty member for […]

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Forest Future Described in New UMaine Report

Contact: Bruce Wiersma, Center for Research on Sustainable Forests at (207) 581-3798 ORONO AND AUGUSTA– Maine people, New England’s governors, and officials in the Obama Administration have all expressed interest in landscape scale conservation, creating an unprecedented opportunity to conserve Maine forests and maintain the values they provide for Maine’s residents and visitors. This is […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Kim, Rosenwasser

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Monday Nov. 2 and Wednesday Nov. 4. Prof. Marie Hayes will give a Monday talk, “Struggle for Existence, Brain Stem Structure, Human/Fetal Interaction” and Prof. Alan Rosenwasser will speak on Wednesday about “The Evolution […]

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UMaine Standardbred Drill Team to Host Fundraising Trail Ride

Contact Rebecca Powers (rebecca.powers@umit.maine.edu or 522-0677) ORONO — On Sunday, Nov. 8, the members of the University of Maine Standardbred Drill Team will host a 5.5-mile Trail Ride at UMaine’s J. F. Witter Research and Teaching Farm on College Avenue in Old Town.  The team will use the proceeds to help the Spirit of Hope […]

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New Parenting Class for Expectant Parents in Machias

Contact: Deb Eckart (207) 255-3345 MACHIAS — University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Downeast Health Services, Family First: Parents Are Teachers Too, and other local programs have will collaboratively provide a two-part parenting class in November. The classes are scheduled for Nov. 10 and 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension office […]

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UMaine Hosting Fulbright Program and Concert Oct. 31

Contact: George Manlove, 581-3756 ORONO — The Maine Chapter of the Fulbright Association is sponsoring a public concert featuring the University of Maine Symphony Orchestra with visiting musicians from Guatemala and guest conductor James Ball on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. at UMaine’s Minsky Recital Hall, Class of 1944 Hall. The University Symphony Orchestra, […]

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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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