Campus Announcements

Coverage Of Fourth President Candidate

Several news outlets reported on Paul Ferguson’s visit this week to the UMaine campus, the fourth and final visit by the candidates for UMaine’s president position. In a Bangor Daily News story, Ferguson said UMaine must prove its distinctiveness within the UMaine System. Ferguson told WABI the university has an opportunity to be both student- […]

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News reports on Parking Lot Flooding

The Bangor Daily News published a story about Wednesday flooding, including issues related to UMaine’s Steam Plant parking lot.  The story, which includes comments from assistant director of parking transportation and security Alan Stormann, notes that UMaine contacted several students by email and phone to have vehicles moved before the rising Stillwater River damaged them.

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Fogler Library Extending Hours for Finals Week

Contact: Fogler Library, 581-1666 Fogler library has announced extended hours for finals week, Dec. 8-17. They are: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 8 a.m. – Thursday, Dec. 9, 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 8 a.m. – Friday, Dec. 10, 2:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 8 a.m. – Saturday, Dec. 11, 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 10 a.m. […]

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UMaine Observes Great American Smokeout Today

Vice President for Administration and Finance Janet Waldron is reminding members of the University of Maine community that today is the 35th anniversary of the Great American Smokeout, and that the campus is just weeks away from becoming a smoke-free environment, joining some 400 other colleges and universities around the country. Information about the new […]

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Army, Navy ROTC Veteran’s Day Vigil Today

Contact: UMaine Army ROTC, (207) 581-1125 Cadets from the Army and Navy ROTC at UMaine will participate in the annual Veteran’s Day Vigil today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the steps of Fogler Library. A joint color guard will stand at attention in dress uniforms in honor of veterans of the nation’s wars […]

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UMaine Emergency Communications System Test Wednesday Nov. 10; Audible Sirens to Sound for Several Minutes Shortly After 11 a.m.

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will conduct a full-scale emergency communications system test on Wednesday, Nov. 10.  Two outdoor sirens, which represent an integral part of the system, will sound for several minutes shortly after 11 a.m..  Those sirens are audible throughout the UMaine campus and, under certain […]

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CCA Welcomes Parker String Quartet Sunday

Hailed by the New York Times as “something extraordinary” and by the Boston Globe for their “fiercely committed performances,” the Parker String Quartet will return to UMaine’s Collins Center for the Arts Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. for the second time after a popular performance last season. Ticket information is available at the CCA […]

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Football season opens Thursday

The Black Bear football season kicks off on Thursday Sept. 2 with a 7 p.m. Alfond Stadium game against Albany.  Ticket information is online at the UMaine athletics website.

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Town working on traffic light

Town of Orono officials report that they are working to resolve an issue with the traffic light at Park Street and College Avenue.  Due to an equipment failure, the light is operating through a temporary system, leading to some traffic delays.  They expect the light to be functioning properly by Thursday.

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