Student Life

Penobscot Times cites UMaine partnership in staffing Orono pool

The Penobscot Times cited a partnership with the University of Maine’s Ccampus Rrecreation that has facilitated public access to Orono’s municipal pool. Adriana Del Amo, UMaine’s coordinator for fitness and aquatics, is managing the shared lifeguard staff and scheduling their work at the Orono pool and at recreation facilities on campus in response to a […]

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Media report on revised pandemic guidelines for UMS

WAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle), News Center Maine, the Portland Press Herald, Maine Public, WABI (Channel 5), WVII (Channel 7), WPOR (101.9 FM in Portland),  WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland), the Seacoast Current, Mainebiz and the Bangor Daily News reported that the University of Maine System will require students and staff who have not received a COVID-19 vaccine to be tested when they return to […]

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BDN shares Martinez profile

The Bangor Daily News shared a profile story about Nicholas Martinez, a master’s student of communication sciences and disorders at the University of Maine.  

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Pen Bay Pilot highlights Tijerina’s Bill Taylor Award

The Penobscot Bay Pilot highlighted University of Maine undergraduate student Santiago Tijerina receiving the university-level Bill Taylor Award from the Camden Conference. He received the prize for his essay, “Climate Justice — The Center of Geopolitical Debates in the Arctic.”

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WGME talks with Leeman about monitoring lobster health after capture

WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) talked with Cassandra Leeman, a marine biology and marine policy master’s student at the University of Maine, about efforts to monitor lobster health and conditions in the shipping crates as the crustaceans travel from trap to market. Sensors that measure temperature, oxygen levels and the lobster’s heart rate are intended […]

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America East reports UMaine athletes take Walter Harrison Academic Cup

America East reported that student athletes at the University of Maine who competed in America East sports collectively earned a record-setting 3.62 cumulative GPA to win the 2020–21 Academic Cup. This is the third time in school history that UMaine has won the honor. A UMaine Athletics news release about the America East honor is […]

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Bangor Daily reports on Bradish’s Mitchell Scholarship

The Bangor Daily News shared a University of Maine news release announcing that Grace Bradish, a sophomore honors and civil engineering student from Wells, has received a George J. Mitchell Peace Scholarship. Bradish will use the award to study in Ireland at the University College Cork where she will enroll in required courses, but also […]

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