Campus Announcements

Online collection documents activism by women’s organizations in Maine

A new digital collection from the University of Maine Raymond H. Fogler Library chronicles the activism and public discourse of women in Maine from the late 1800s to the present.  The Maine Women’s History Collection documents the efforts of women’s organizations to address a variety of social and political issues including women’s suffrage, the Equal […]

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Diversity in children’s literature panel discussion hosted by Fogler Library

Issues of diversity in children’s literature will be the focus of an online panel discussion with authors, illustrators and editors hosted by Fogler Library at 4 p.m. on April 6.  In recent years, three-quarters of published children’s books have featured white or nonhuman characters. The free public panel discussion, “Mirrors, Windows & Sliding Doors: A […]

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Maine Business School announces 2021 Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees

The Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business have announced that 79 students have been invited to join the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society this year. Founded in 1913, Beta Gamma Sigma is the business honor society for AACSB-accredited schools, the top 5% of business school programs worldwide. The Maine Business School […]

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Apply for UMaine Extension tractor safety classes by April 4

Applications are due April 4 for the weekly University of Maine Cooperative Extension farm tractor safety classes, which will be offered online from 6–7 p.m. April 14 through May 5.  In-person tractor-driving practice is set for May 1 and 8, with a May 15 rain date, at two locations — Gorham Public Works, 80 Huston […]

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UPDATED: School of Performing Arts to livestream spring concerts

The University of Maine’s School of Performing Arts Division of Music will livestream three free concerts at 8:15 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. on April 7, 12 and 14 as part of their annual spring tour.  These virtual events will replace the annual live tour to local schools. The University Symphonic Band on April 7, the University Singers perform on April […]

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Injury Prevention Grand Challenge Seed Grant Awardees announced

The University of Maine System Rural Health and Well-being Grand Challenge Initiative’s Injury Prevention Collaborative recently held a seed grant competition for UMS researchers. The program is coordinated by Marcella Sorg and Jamie Wren at the University of Maine Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, with assistance from UMaine’s Office of Research Development.  The UMS Injury […]

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Glaciology, geomorphology giant Roger Hooke passes away at 82

Roger Hooke, beloved University of Maine mentor and researcher and giant in the fields of glaciology and geomorphology, died March 10 at the age of 82.  Hooke joined the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and Climate Change Institute in 2000 as a research professor and adviser. One of Hooke’s interests during his time at […]

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