Campus Announcements

Kennedy to Step Down as UMaine President, Transition to System Appointment

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571, joe.carr@umit.maine.edu ORONO — University of Maine President Robert Kennedy announced today he will begin a 14-month process during which he will transition from his current role as president of the state’s land grant/sea grant university to a four year appointment where he will work on projects related to statewide […]

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Promotion and/or Tenure for 21 UMaine Professors

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — At its Bangor meeting today, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved promotion and/or tenure for 21 University of Maine faculty members.  The professors, who represent the broad spectrum of UMaine academic programs, were nominated by UMaine President Robert Kennedy after an extensive process reviewing […]

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UMaine Women’s History Celebration Begins Next Week; Keynote Thursday, March 18

Contact Ann Schonberger (ann.schonberger@umit.maine.edu) ORONO — Eleven events over the course of 16 days will make up the University of Maine’s Women’s History Celebration 2010.  Sponsored by UMaine’s Women in the Curriculum and Women’s Studies Program, the annual event features UMaine faculty members and students, community representatives and outside experts sharing in a variety of […]

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Maine Graduates to Explores Marine Policy in Washington, DC

Contact: Catherine Schmitt, 207-581-1434 Orono, ME—Maine Sea Grant has announced that the National Sea Grant College Program has awarded prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships to two people with graduate degrees from Maine colleges. Jocelyn Brown-Saracino and Danielle Brzezinski join 46 fellow graduates from around the country who will be working on marine […]

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Western Civilization and American Liberty Lectures Continue in March; UMaine Grad Returning for Presentation on Tocqueville

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will host two March lectures, presented by its Program in Western Civilization and American Liberty. L. Joseph Hebert, St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, with give a talk, “Getting Rights Wrong: Tocqueville’s Perspective on Individual Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court,” on Friday, […]

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Rubin to Participate in Congressional Energy Policy Briefing Thursday

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Prof. Jonathan Rubin from the University of Maine School of Economics and Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center will make a Thursday March 11 presentation Washington, D.C. Rubin is one of five presenters scheduled for a panel on the subject “From the Little Guy to the Big Picture, […]

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UMaine Sets Tobacco-Free Campus Date at Jan. 1, 2011

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine will join the growing list of U.S. colleges and universities to adopt a tobacco-free campus policy, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Over the next ten months, UMaine will implement an information campaign and begin working with students and employees who wish to break their […]

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UMaine Honor Societies Seek Nominees

Contact Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — Two prestigious University of Maine honor societies are accepting nominations for new student members. The Senior Skull Society and All Maine Women are open to UMaine juniors. The Senior Skull Society is made up of students who have shown leadership, academic achievement, community service, responsibility, character and […]

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College Students from Japan to Study U.S. Language and Culture at UMaine

Contact: Erin-Kate Sousa at (207) 581-3842 erin-kate.sousa@umit.maine.edu ORONO — For the tenth consecutive year, a contingent from Japan’s Hirosaki University will visit the University of Maine for an intensive three-week course on English language and U.S. culture.  The 12  students begin the course on Monday Feb. 22.  It continues through Friday March 12. UMaine’s Intensive […]

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Western Civilization and American Liberty Program Lectures Set

Contact: Joe Carr at 581-3571, joecarr@maine.edu ORONO — The University of Maine will host three February lectures, presented by its Program in Western Civilization and American Liberty Program. Ray Raymond, a U.S. Military Academy lecturer who’s also a Fellow of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York City and a Fellow of […]

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