Campus Announcements

UMaine Roundtable Takes Up Green Jobs for Women Dec. 11

News advisory – Dec. 10, 2009 Contact: Sharon Barker, 581-1508 ORONO — What is a “green” job and how do you get one? This question and others will be up for exploration Friday, Dec. 11, from 1-4 p.m. at the UMaine Wells Conference Center, as the Women’s Resource Center sponsors a public roundtable discussion on […]

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UMaine Museum of Art Announces Free Admission in 2010

Nov. 30, 2009 Contact: George Kinghorn, 561-3354 BANGOR — As the holiday season commences, the University of Maine Museum of Art announces a wonderful gift to the community and region — another year of free admission. Through the generosity of Machias Savings Bank the Museum of Art will continue to open its doors for all […]

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UMaine Annual Commemorative Ornament Program Benefits Student Organizations

Contact: Richard Young (207) 581-4184 ORONO — Every year, the University Bookstore—the University of Maine’s official bookstore—commissions the design of a UMaine ornament. Each edition is carefully crafted of the finest materials and depicts a university landmark or symbol. However, the real beauty of the ornament is how it benefits others.  Through its annual commemorative […]

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UMaine Selected for Membership in Research Organization

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Recognizing the University of Maine Climate Change Institute’s international prominence in climate science, the prestigious University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has selected UMaine for membership.  The organization’s member institutions unanimously approved UMaine’s application at its recent annual meeting. UCAR and its associated National Center for Atmospheric […]

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Comedian Bob Saget to Perform at UMaine Dec. 1

Contact: Abtin Mehdizadegan ORONO — Comedian Bob Saget will perform at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts on Tuesday Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. The former star of the ABC Televsion program “Full House,” Saget also hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos” on ABC and “1 vs. 100” on NBC.  He is also […]

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Professor Emeritus David Smith 1929-2009

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Professor Emeritus David C. Smith, a Maine native and University of Maine graduate who served on the UMaine history faculty for nearly 25 years before his 1994 retirement, has died at the age of 80.  Smith, who was born in Lewiston to a mother whose Maine roots […]

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Speaker Pingree at UMaine Tuesday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Speaker of the House Hannah Pingree will visit the University of Maine on Tuesday Nov. 10,  as part of the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Program. Pingree, the 99th Speaker of the Maine House, has served in the Maine Legislature since 2002.  She […]

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