Campus Announcements

Elsemore Named New Bursar, Senior Finance Officer

William Elsemore has been appointed UMaine Bursar and Senior Finance Officer. He begins his duties Sept. 10. Elsemore replaces longtime UMaine Bursar Dennis Casey, who retired earlier this year. Elsemore has served the University of Maine System for many years in various positions, most recently as Assistant Director of Administrative Systems Development and Support for […]

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New Folklife Center Exhibit Focuses on Brewer History

The Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine has a new exhibit on Maine Memory Network website, developed from its oral history research with Eastern Fine Paper Company in Brewer. With images dating back to the early 20th century, the exhibit profiles the company from its inception in 1889 to the mill’s closure in […]

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Computing, Information Science School Hosting Barbecue

The UMaine School of Computing and Information Science is inviting the campus community to join students at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 on the plaza in front of Boardman Hall for an informal barbecue, open house and to learn about the activities of the Cyber Defense Club, the Association for Computing Machinery, the Computing Honor […]

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Anthropologist Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant for Croatia

Gregory Zaro, associate professor of anthropology and climate change at the University of Maine, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Zadar in Croatia during the Spring 2013 semester. According to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, Zaro […]

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UMaine Athletics Announces Staff Changes

University of Maine Director of Athletics Steve Abbott has announced several changes to the athletic training staff. Paul Culina, who has been at the University of Maine for the past 18 years, becomes the director of men’s and women’s hockey operations and will serve as athletic trainer for the men’s ice hockey team. Ryan Taylor […]

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UMaine Student to Speak About Financial Fitness

University of Maine graduate student Sarah Morehead will be the keynote speaker at a Sept. 22 event for men and women interested in learning more about money and how it affects their lives. “Fall Into Financial Fitness” will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Eastport Hall on the Bangor campus of the […]

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Memorials Planned for Shirley Ladd

The University of Maine Division of Student Affairs invites members of the campus community to a memorial service from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 in the Memorial Union chapel for Shirley Ladd, a UMaine student who died this summer as a result of a fall from a ledge in Acadia National Park. […]

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Interim Honors College Dean Named

David Gross, professor emeritus of English at the University of Oklahoma, has been named interim dean of the University of Maine Honors College, where he has been a part-time faculty member since 2005. Gross has been endorsed by University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page and recommended to the Board of Trustees as interim […]

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UMaine Sponsoring Tree Tour of Oat Nuts Park in Portland

University of Maine Cooperative Extension is offering a tree identification tour in Oat Nuts Park in Portland from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28. Portland city arborist Jeff Tarling will lead a tour through the park and down to the Presumpscot River Preserve. Oat Nuts Park, on Summit Street, is the gateway […]

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UMaine Presenting California Proposition 8 Trial Play ‘8’

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts, with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights and Broadway Impact, is offering on Wednesday, Sept. 26 a student reading of “8,” the Broadway play chronicling California’s Federal District Court trial Perry v. Schwarzenegger, now Perry v. Brown, challenging the state’s Proposition 8, a constitutional provision […]

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