Campus Announcements

UMaine to host IEEE seminars Sept. 22

Stephen Bush, an internationally recognized expert on the connection between communication technology and electric power grids, will discuss “Communication for the Smart Grid” at the University of Maine’s Barrows Hall on Thursday Sept. 22. Bush’s presentation, scheduled for 3:15-4:15 p.m., is part of an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) seminar, presented by the […]

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Extension’s Hopkins wins national award

Kathryn Hopkins, University of Maine Extension educator in the Somerset Extension office in Skowhegan, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the recent 2011 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference in Overland Park, Kansas. Hopkins was one of several honorees representing the top two percent of the membership […]

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UMaine softball coach Smith resigns

University of Maine softball coach Deb Smith has announced her resignation, effective immediately. A 1994 UMaine graduate, Smith was a pitcher whose on-field accomplishments led to 1994 All-American honors and 2001 induction into the University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame. “As a student-athlete and a coach, Deb has made significant contributions to Black Bear […]

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Sept. 11 remembrance events

The UMaine community will host a Sunday memorial event for those who lost their lives in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 Sunday, September 11, 2011 University Mall, near the Fogler Library 8:30am: Gathering 8:40am: Welcome and ROTC Color Guard 8:46am: Moment of Silence (in memory of the first tower being struck) 8:47am: Speaker 9:02am: […]

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Business leader McDonald addresses UMaine students

The chief executive officer and president of Proctor & Gamble spoke affably with a hundreds of University of Maine business students Wednesday about successful leadership traits and his company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility. Bob McDonald, who also chairs the board for the $83 billion-a-year consumer products corporation, stressed to a packed Minsky Recital Hall […]

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Settele scheduled for Friday interview

Jim Settele, assistant director of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs, will appear on WVOM radio’s George Hale and Ric Tyler Show, Friday Sept. 9 just after 6 a.m.  A retired U.S. Navy captain, Settele served on Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s staff from Oct. 2001-Aug 2003.  He will share his thoughts on changes […]

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Museum of Art celebration Oct. 1

Fall Fiesta at the Museum of Art, a celebration to benefit the museum’s education and exhibition programs, is scheduled for Saturday Oct. 1 from 5-8 p.m. at the museum on Harlow St. in Bangor. The event will feature a complimentary wine bar and beer tasing, hors d’oeuvres, live music, art-making stations and more.  Tickets, available […]

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UMaine students to appear in television program

UMaine will host the premiere of the first episode of Schooled, a New England Sports Network television competition program featuring three-student teams from eight New England colleges and universities.  The first contest features the UMaine team against Northeastern University’s. Representatives from NESN and the program’s commercial sponsors will be at UMaine’s Memorial Union on Tuesday, […]

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Week-long fraternity campout to benefit YouthAIDS organization

The University of Maine chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) fraternity is hosting its annual Camp Out for YouthAIDS on the corner of the Mall, near Fogler Library and Memorial Union at UMaine. Sig Ep members will be on the mall, around the clock, collecting donations for YouthAIDS through Friday Sept. 2. This campout […]

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