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Headshots of UMaine Alumni members in the Maine State Legislature
February 16, 2021

Black Bears in Maine’s Legislature

The current Maine State Legislature has a strong representation of Black Bear alumni among its members: eight senators and 17 representatives, including House Majority Leader Michelle Dunphy `88, `96. All legislators may be reached via the following email format: firstname.lastname@legislature.maine.gov   < Back to Winter 2021 MAINE Alumni Magazine

February 16, 2021

Magazine Receives Prestigious Award

MAINE Alumni Magazine has won a 2021 Gold Excellence Award from District 1 of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in recognition of the magazine’s summer 2020 edition. The honor pertains to the Alumni Association’s special expanded edition, which it produced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The magazine featured its usual…

February 11, 2021

No Black Bear Road Trip this year. But we’ve got options

Just a year ago, Black Bears in Arizona and Florida were gathering for their annual get-togethers. A dinner in Phoenix. A luncheon in Tucson. UMaine Day at the Red Sox Spring Training site in Fort Myers. A buffet and polo match in The Villages. None of that this year because of the pandemic. Black Bear…

January 15, 2021

Meet Our 2021 Alumni Achievement Award Winners

A federal judge, medical researcher, and journalist are among the 2021 Alumni Award recipients who will be recognized during an awards celebration in late April.  The Hon. George Singal ’67 was selected to receive the Alumni Career Award, the Alumni Association’s highest honor. Singal has had a long, distinguished career in law.  Singal arrived in…

January 15, 2021

UMaine Technology Helps Build New Bridge in Hampden, ME

Technology developed in conjunction with UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center led to the design and manufacturing of a new bridge on Route 1A in Hampden, ME. The CT Girder Bridge System employed by Advanced Infrastructure Technologies in Brewer is resistant to corrosion and is longer lasting and easier to maintain than traditional steel and…

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January 14, 2021

Community Mourns Loss of Dr. Gordon Kulberg

We are saddened to share the news that longtime UMaine educator and leader Dr. Gordon Kulberg passed away on January 7th. Dr. Kulberg was a member of the Psychology Dept. faculty for decades. During his 37-year career at UMaine he served as chair of the Department of Communication Disorders, dean of the College of Social…

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January 14, 2021

Magazine Receives Prestigious Award

MAINE Alumni Magazine has won a 2021 Gold Excellence Award from District 1 of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in recognition of the magazine’s summer 2020 edition.  The honor pertains to the Alumni Association’s special expanded edition, which it produced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The magazine featured its usual…

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January 14, 2021

Alumni Association Announces Civil Rights Speaker Series

This fall, the Alumni Association will launch the Robert Talbot Civil Rights Speaker Series as part of a campus and community collaboration with the Greater Bangor Area Branch of the NAACP.    The Robert Talbot Civil Rights Speaker Series is intended to “promote dialogue and engagement that advances the political, social, educational, and economic equality of…

December 11, 2020

Versant Power Astronomy Director Shares “Constellation and the Christmas Star” Webcast with Alums

Watch a recording of the Alumni Association’s recent Zoom webcast “Constellations and the Christmas Star” with Shawn Laatsch, director of the Versant Power Astronomy Center and Jordan Planetarium. Laatsch introduces the stars, constellations, and planets seen in our winter skies. Learn how to find them from your own backyard, see what special planetary conjunction is…

December 11, 2020

Wreaths Across America Decorates Veteran Graves at Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America will again decorate the graves of veterans at Arlington National Cemetery and other military and civilian cemeteries. Although in-person ceremonies won’t take place this year because of the pandemic, the group has planned virtual events. Each year the group places wreaths at more than 2,200 locations across the U.S. This year, December…