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Women’s Basketball to Play NC State in NCAA Tournament Opener

The University of Maine Women’s Basketball team, No. 14 seed, will travel to North Carolina to play No. 3 seed, North Carolina State, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 and will be televised on ESPN2. “We’re really excited,” stated Maine senior Tanesha Sutton in a Bangor Daily News interview, “it doesn’t matter who we…

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Class of ’63 Sets ‘Advocacy Challenge’

The Class of 1963 has issued a challenge to other alumni classes to help support the Alumni Association’s advocacy work on behalf of UMaine. Class of ’63 officers recently voted to contribute $10,000 to the Association’s advocacy fund, which directly supports the Association’s independent efforts to promote public investment in UMaine through allocations and policies.…

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Inauguration of UMaine’s 21st President

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will be sworn in as the University of Maine’s 21st president on March 29, as the culmination of a weeklong celebration of the inauguration. On March 28, pre-inauguration festivities will include a Community Pancake Breakfast and the President’s Ice Cream Social. An evening symposium will begin with a keynote speech by  Susan…

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UMaine Searches for New Chancellor

The University of Maine began its search for its next chancellor in February upon announcement of retirement by James Page, the system’s current chancellor, who will complete his term on June 30th. Appointed by the board of trustees, the chancellor governs administration of the entire University of Maine System. The boards of trustees nominated former…

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Another Successful Black Bear Road Trip Event at Red Sox Spring Training

Over 320 alumni and friends gathered in Fort Myers, FL to watch the Red Sox take on the Minnesota Twins. Attendees enjoyed great weather, the chance to watch batting practice, and a delicious BBQ lunch while reconnecting with classmates and fellow Black Bears. Two more Black Bear Road Trip stops will take place this year.…

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Have You Always Wanted to Go to Italy?

Travel with other UMaine alumni to Rome, Florence, Venice, and other parts of this beautiful country November 11-23, 2019. For more information about the Italian Vistas trip, click here.

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Center for Undergraduate Research Fair to Commence April 10

The fourth annual Student Symposium will take place at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 10. The event, which is free and open to the public, enables members of the community to meet UMaine students and learn about their research and view short performances and art. Both undergraduate and graduate students share their…

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You Could Win Free Tuition!

Coming soon – the University of Maine Alumni Association’s annual tuition raffle. One lucky winner will receive full tuition to cover 30 credit hours of undergraduate courses during the 2019-2020 academic year. The value of the selected ticket is $8,790, the cost of in-state tuition. The winner can use the prize to benefit a favorite…

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Alumni Achievement Awards Set for Next Month

The University of Maine Alumni Association will honor eight individuals and a family for their career success, public service, and community involvement at the 2019 Alumni Achievement awards celebration. The awards recipients include a computer pioneer, a heart surgeon, and a lawyer who have contributed to their fields, communities, and created opportunities for others. The…

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Are You a Bear Pair?

Was your time at UMaine further enhanced by someone special? Have you ever thought that besides your happy days and a great education, you gained a life partner? For alumni couples, who are sometimes called Bear Pairs, UMaine is especially the college of their hearts always! Many UMaine Black Bears met their spouses on campus.…

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