Campus Announcements

Tanglewood 4-H Center to hold Fall Harvest Festival, Trail Race

University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Tanglewood in Lincolnville will host a Fall Harvest Festival and the Tanglewood Tracks 3.5-mile Trail Race on Saturday, Oct. 7. The race begins at 9 a.m. The festival, which will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include ecology-themed outdoor activities in the […]

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‘Truth, Healing and Change in the Land of Dawn’ presentation slated Sept. 28

Barbara Kates will make a free presentation titled “Truth, Healing and Change in the Land of Dawn” 4–6 p.m. Sept. 28 in Lord Hall, Room 202. Kates is a Maine community organizer with Maine-Wabanaki REACH, a cross-cultural collaborative supporting Wabanaki self-determination. Her presentation will focus on the collective history and relationship of Maine and Wabanaki […]

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Digital Humanities Week to focus on adding arts to STEM disciplines

The University of Maine will host several free and public events as part of Digital Humanities Week, Oct. 2–6. This year’s conference will examine what role the arts and humanities play in a world that is increasingly driven by science and technology. A growing movement known as STEM To STEAM aims to interject the arts […]

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College of Education and Human Development to host Education Research Forum

The public is invited to an Education Research Forum sponsored by the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development on Friday, Sept. 29. The forum will be held 3–4:30 p.m. in the Bodwell Lounge at the Collins Center for the Arts. It will feature presentations on research projects funded by one-time seed grants […]

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Tuesdays at the IMRC begins Sept. 26 with musician Vic Rawlings

Musician Vic Rawlings will kick off the Intermedia MFA program’s fall 2017 visiting artist lectures series, known as Tuesdays at the IMRC, 7–8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Boston-based Rawlings is a multi-instrumentalist fluent in many styles on the guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele and tenor banjo. He has played in live bands and on recordings […]

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ comes to CCA Sept. 26

The Tony Award-winning musical “Million Dollar Quartet” will be performed at the Collins Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The show depicts a recording session organized by the “Father of Rock ’n’ Roll” Sam Phillips, who brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at the Sun […]

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Dill receives 2017 NEBHE Higher Education Excellence Award

The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) awarded Maine state Sen. Jim Dill, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor, the regional Higher Education Excellence Award at the organization’s board meeting Sept. 14 in South Portland. Dill, an expert on ticks, is a UMaine Extension professor of pest management, as well as a cooperating […]

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FIJI to host second annual ‘Humvee Push’ to raise money for troops

The University of Maine Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) Omega Mu chapter invites teams to compete in a “Humvee Push” from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 to raise money for the United Service Organizations (USO) to support U.S. troops. The team that pushes a Down East Emergency Medical Institute (DEEMI) Humvee 20 yards in […]

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Thomas Jefferson Scholarship student from Tunisia at UMaine

Khouloud Gaza, a third-year student majoring in mechatronics engineering at National School of Engineers of Sousse, has joined the University of Maine community for the academic year as part of the Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program of the U.S. Department of State’s Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program. Gaza is the first student to study at UMaine under […]

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The Escher String Quartet

Cohesive Escher String Quartet to perform Sept. 24 at Minsky Hall

The Escher String Quartet, acclaimed for its musical insight and tonal beauty, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at Minsky Recital Hall. Musicians Adam Barnett-Hart (violin), Aaron Boyd (violin), Pierre Lapointe (viola) and ​Brook Speltz (cello) take their name from Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher because they’re inspired by his method of interplay […]

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