Campus Announcements

UMaine Custodian Passes Away

Joseph Hunt, a third-shift custodian II on campus, died Aug. 3 at a Bangor hospital after a short illness. He was 57. Hunt had been a member of the UMaine community since 2008. According to his obituary, he requested there be no public service. More information is online. Contact: Margaret Nagle, (207) 581-3745

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UMaine Women’s Basketball Coach Bringing Big Names to Clinic

Several Hall of Fame coaches, including former Mississippi and Louisiana State coach Van Chancellor, and other familiar names will participate in the UMaine women’s basketball team’s first Coaches Clinic at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Chancellor also guided the Houston Comets to four WNBA championships and the U.S. national team to an Olympic gold […]

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Sculpture Symposium Holding Thursday Artist Talks

The Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium, a six-week event that has brought eight internationally known sculptors to the University of Maine campus in order to create works of public art for spaces in Bangor, Old Town and Orono, will hold an artist talk each Thursday, starting Aug. 2, during symposium. The talks are free and open […]

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UMaine Faculty Members Taking Students to Chile

University of Maine Forest Bioproducts Research Institute faculty members David Neivandt and Douglas Gardner will accompany 10 undergraduate students from across the country on a weeklong trip to Chile as part of a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program, a 10-week summer research experience based at UMaine and funded by the […]

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UMaine Researchers Featured in Museum Video

University of Maine Climate Change Institute researchers Aaron Putnam and Toby Koffman are among those featured in a video being shown at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City about how a new technique called surface exposure dating can help them analyze how the climate has changed over time. The video “Shrinking […]

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UMaine Honors Dean Passes Away

Charles Slavin, dean of the University of Maine Honors College and an associate professor of mathematics, died unexpectedly this morning in his Orono home. He was 58. Slavin joined the UMaine mathematics faculty Sept. 1, 1984. He was named director of the Honors Program in 1997. Among the many achievements during his tenure as director […]

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Lecturer to Speak About The Importance of Global Resilience

Jorg Imorger, the director of the Centre for Water Research at the University of Western Australia, will give a University of Maine Correll Presidential Lecture Series keynote address at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3 in Wells Conference Center. The talk is free and open to the public. Imorger’s talk, “Building Resilience: Recognizing There is […]

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UMaine Student Passes Away

University of Maine senior Shirley Ladd from Barnstead, N.H., died July 28 from injuries she sustained earlier that day while hiking in Acadia National Park. She was 22. Ladd was a psychology major with a minor in business administration who worked in the New Balance Student Recreation Center on campus, most recently as a student […]

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Baseball Musical Opens at UMaine’s Summer Music Festival

The University of Maine Summer Music Festival is bringing together two summer traditions – baseball and musical theater – with the new musical comedy “Johnny Baseball,” which will open Friday, Aug. 3. “Johnny Baseball” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 3, 4, 10, 11 and at 2 p.m. on Aug, 5 and 12 […]

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UMaine Sustainable Agriculture Field Day July 25

A group of agricultural experts mainly from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension will lead a free, public program on sustainable farming from 3:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25 at the UMaine Rogers Research Farm on Bennoch Road in Stillwater. Topics include sweet corn integrated pest management and emerging pests, crow management […]

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