Campus Announcements

24th Annual Maryann Hartman Award Recipients Named

Contact: Mazie Hough, 581-1225 ORONO —  Women who have dedicated time and energy helping to support homeless children, environmental causes, men and women in healthy relationships and women in a Lewiston refugee community are among the five 2009 -2010 Maryann Hartman Award winners selected to be honored Oct. 28 by the University of Maine’s Women […]

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Political Scientist Palmer is Maine Heritage Lecturer Nov. 5

Contact: Kathryn Allan, (207) 581-1954 ORONO — In the second annual Maine Heritage Lecture, UMaine professor emeritus of political science Kenneth Palmer will speak on “Maine’s Paradoxical Politics,” Thursday, Nov. 5. The lecture, at 4:30 p.m. in the university’s Wells Conference Center, is free and open to the public. Palmer is a political scientist who […]

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Indigenous Scholar to Speak at UMaine

Contact: Sara Willett, 581-1414 ORONO — The UMaine Division of Lifelong Learning and the Wabanaki Center will present Oren Lyons, professor emeritus of American studies at State University of New York at Buffalo, author, environmental and human rights activist and a member of the Onondaga Nation, as plenary speaker during a week-long visit to campus, […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Rumpho-Kennedy, Dennett Keynote

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Wednesday Oct. 14 and Thursday Oct. 15. UMaine Prof. Mary Rumpho Kennedy will give a talk, “Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Evolution,” on Wednesday from 8:35-9:50 a.m. in 130 Little Hall.  That lecture is part of […]

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UMaine TABOR forum Oct. 21

Contact: Bill Murphy, 581-4126 ORONO — The University of Maine Bureau of Labor Education, in conjunction with co-sponsors from around the state, will host a public educational forum on TABOR II, one of the referendum questions facing Maine voters on Nov. 3. “TABOR II: Impact on Maine and its People” will be held 7-9 p.m., […]

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“Sacred Gardens: Spirituality, Ecology & Peace” Conference Set Oct. 23 in Belfast

(Editors’ note: The name gkisedtanamoogk, fourth paragraph, begins with a lower case “g.”) Contact: Ellen Woodhead, 581-1167 BELFAST — The International EcoPeace Community ESTIA, affiliated with Peace & Reconciliation Studies at the University of Maine, will hold its 6th annual conference at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast Friday, Oct. 23, 12 noon-6 p.m., on “Sacred […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder to Present UMaine Cohen Lecture

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — United States Attorney General Eric Holder will visit the University of Maine on Friday Oct. 23 to deliver a William S. Cohen Lecture.  The talk is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts. Cohen, the Bangor native who represented Maine in Congress for […]

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Darwin Lecture Series to Feature Hutchison, Kornfield This Week

Contact: Joe Carr at (207) 581-3571 ORONO — The University of Maine’s Celebration of Darwin class and lecture series continues on Monday Oct. 5 and Wednesday, Oct. 7. UMaine Prof. Keith Hutchison will give a Monday talk, “The Genome: Changing Slow, Changing Fast,” and Prof. Irv Kornfield will speak on Wednesday about “Speciation and Gladogenesis.” […]

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Hutchinson Center Expansion Dedication Event Monday Oct. 5

Contact: Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu) at 581-3571 BELFAST — The University of Maine will celebrate the construction of a new wing at its Belfast Hutchinson Center on Monday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.  UMaine President Robert Kennedy and others will participate in a brief program and a ribbon-cutting for the addition, which adds classroom and laboratory […]

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UMaine Activities Planned for ‘National Make a Difference Day’ Oct. 23-24

Contact: Ryan Bouchard, 581-1796 ORONO — The Bodwell Center for Service and Volunteerism is holding its Fifth Annual “UMaine Cares” service event in celebration of National Make a Difference Day, Oct. 24. UMaine Cares began in 2005 as an effort to raise funds for hurricane relief in the Gulf Coast area. Student groups and individuals […]

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