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Congratulations to UMaine student-athletes — July 1

This week’s headline on an America East news release says it all: “Maine Captures Academic Cup as AE Student-Athletes Shatter GPA Record.” For the third time, University of Maine student-athletes have brought home the America East Walter Harrison Academic Cup, presented annually to the institution whose student-athletes post the highest grade-point average during the academic year. This […]

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Community message regarding attack on the Capitol — Jan. 7

All people of good conscience who call this country home, or who’ve come here in search of the fruits of its liberties, were surely shocked by yesterday’s events in Washington, D.C. For the first time in modern history, a lawless mob attacked our nation’s Capitol building to thwart our representatives from confirming a lawful election […]

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Fall 2020 Convocation Fully Virtual — September 1

A UMaine employee who has reported tertiary exposure to an individual who just tested positive for COVID-19 was working closely yesterday with individuals organizing today’s Convocation. The event, which was planned to be largely virtual, became fully virtual out of an abundance of caution. A recording of this event is available.

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Good news for UMaine and Maine: New England Aqua Ventus

Dear University of Maine community: I’m writing this afternoon to share some incredibly good news for the University of Maine and the state of Maine. Today we announced that UMaine will collaborate with New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables, […]

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Call for Nominations and Applications: University of Maine Presidential Fellows

Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues at the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias, As I enter my second year as president, my excitement grows about the outstanding education, discovery, partnership work, and public service underway on our campuses. Collectively, we are making a difference — for our students, our state, the […]

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Expert testimony in Augusta, June 17

Testimony in Support of LD 111, An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Research and Development and Commercialization, and LD 1836, An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue for Infrastructure, Economic Development, Workforce Development and Energy and Environment Investment Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy, President, University of Maine June 17, 2019 Good […]

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Expert Testimony on Capitol Hill, March 6

University of Maine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy provided expert testimony March 6 on Capitol Hill as part of “Inclusion in Tech: How Diversity Benefits All Americans,” a hearing held by the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Ferrini-Mundy discussed the opportunities at various levels of the educational chain to […]

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