April 18, 2023

2023 UMaine Singers & Alumni Spring Concert: Celebrating Dennis Cox

Over 200 University of Maine Singers alumni, families and friends from across the U.S., Europe and Canada joined current University of Maine Singers in their spring 2023 concert celebrating longtime director emeritus Dennis Cox at the Collins Center  for the Arts at the University of Maine. Hosted by the University of Maine School of Performing Arts,…

March 19, 2023

Share Your Fogler Story!

The iconic Fogler Library holds special meaning for so many. Most UMaine students remember fond walks along the mall to the library on their way to study and many carved out their own quiet spaces within its walls. A staffer who has fond memories of visiting Fogler as a grammar school student while his mom…

March 9, 2023

UMaine’s Fogler Library receives important addition to its conservation and resource management holdings — the W. Kent Olson Conservation Papers

Orono, Maine — Conservationist and author Ken Olson has donated his professional papers to Fogler Library at the University of Maine, complementing materials the state’s largest library holds relating to the environment, resource conservation and policy in Maine and elsewhere. Olson is a 1968 graduate of the university, where he was a Senior Skull and…

February 16, 2023

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Your University of Maine classmates and the Alumni Association would love to hear your news—big, small, new or old! Consider calling or emailing your class correspondent to chat about what’s going on in your personal, professional, or postgraduate life, or submit your update through the form below. Submissions will be sent to your respective correspondent…

February 14, 2023

Lopez-Anido named 2023 Distinguished Maine Professor

An internationally recognized University of Maine civil engineering researcher known for his excellence in teaching and innovation in the use of composite materials for infrastructure applications has been named the 2023 Distinguished Maine Professor, the Alumni Association’s most prestigious faculty award. Roberto Lopez-Anido, the Malcolm G. Long ’32 Professor of Civil Engineering, will be honored…

January 20, 2023

2023 Homecoming Dates Announced

Mark your calendars! Homecoming 2023 will take place October 13-14th and is open to all alumni. Homecoming activities will include campus tours, a “Welcome Home” reception, Alumni Village pre-game tailgate party, the Homecoming football game against Long Island University, and much more. Class Reunion activities will be held for the classes of 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993,…

January 18, 2023

Goos Family Studio expands UMaine’s ceramics curriculum

As far as art goes, ceramics are exceptionally bulky. Ceramics classes need space for clay, drying shelves, kilns and a variety of glazes. For university art programs, the equipment-heavy ceramics can often fall by the wayside, even if interest is high. Thanks to a generous donation from Sam and Sarah Goos, whose daughter Ariel studied…

December 14, 2022

Killy named UMaine director of athletics

Jude Killy, deputy director of athletics and chief of staff at Miami University, has been named University of Maine director of athletics, effective Jan. 30. Killy has been a member of the Miami University community since 2008. He has been deputy director of athletics and chief of staff since 2018, overseeing the operations of the…

December 12, 2022

UMaine receives award from Governor’s Energy Office to launch new programs and courses on offshore wind

University of Maine faculty will help meet the workforce demand of the offshore wind industry by offering students more training for future careers with new courses, micro-credentials and an undergraduate concentration in offshore wind energy, made possible with a $266,669 award from the Governor’s Energy Office’s Clean Energy Partnership program. The initiative, OffshoreWind4Maine, led by…