Campus Announcements

Portland Artist Installing Glass Tile Mosaic in Collins Center for the Arts

Contact: Kristen Andresen at 581-3742 or kristen.andresen@umit.maine.edu ORONO — Portland artist Joe Kievitt is creating a large-scale installation in the Collins Center for the Arts as part of Maine’s Percent for Art program. The program sets aside one percent of the construction costs in public buildings to purchase works of art. Kievitt’s installation, a geometric […]

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Angus King to Speak at UMaine on Thursday, Sept. 24

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Angus King, Maine’s two-term governor first elected in 1994, will be the keynote speaker at a Thursday Sept. 24 event kicking off Mane’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI). The talk, “Data-Driven Policy: the Role of Universities in Creating a Sustainable Maine,” is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Wells […]

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Tufts Philosopher Dennett to Present Darwin Lecture Oct. 15

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu), (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Daniel Dennett, Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, University Professor, and co-director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University, will present a University of Maine lecture, “Darwin’s ‘Strange Inversion of Reasoning’” on Thursday Oct. 15 at 4 p.m in Hauck Auditorium.  Dennett’s talk, which is […]

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Sen. Rosen at UMaine 10/1

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Maine State Sen. Richard Rosen will visit the University of Maine on Tuesday, Oct. 1 as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Rosen will spend the day at UMaine, meeting with students, faculty members and staff members.  A Bucksport resident, […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Kinnison Next Week

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Monday Sept. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 23 with talks by UMaine biological science professor Michael Kinnison.  He will discuss “Natural Selection” on Monday and “Unnatural Selection” on Wednesday. Each class meeting in the semester-long […]

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Darwin Lecture Series Continues Monday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Monday, Sept. 14 with a talk by UMaine history professor Howard Segal, “Darwinism, Religion and Social Darwinism in the 19th Century.” Each class meeting in the semester-long series is also open to members of […]

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Gov. Baldacci to Visit UMaine Friday for Biomedical Science Event

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Gov. John Baldacci will be at the University of Maine on Friday, Sept. 11 to attend the annual meeting of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), a collaborative graduate education program involving higher education and biomedical research institutions statewide. The governor is due to arrive at […]

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Collins Center for the Arts Schedules Film Series

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — One of the new features at the University of Maine’s renovated Collins Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art digital film projector, enabling the presentations of features and documentaries that would otherwise not be available to film enthusiasts in this region. A series of six Thursday night films is […]

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Severin Beliveau to Present UMaine Distinguished Presidential Lecture Sept. 15

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) ORONO — Severin Beliveau, a Portland attorney and an influential leader in Maine’s Franco-American community, will present a University of Maine Distinguished Presidential Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The talk, “Maine’s French Reality,” is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. “We welcome the opportunity to hear Severin Beliveau share […]

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