Summer 2020 Alumni Magazine

The MAINE Alumni Magazine is published twice yearly by the University of Maine Alumni Association.



Across Campus and Beyond

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UMaine Student Wins Free Tuition for 2020-2021

University Praised for Civic Engagement

Goaltender Shifts from Black Bear to Bruin

UMaine Celebrates Commencement Week Online

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University of Maine Foundation Hires Leader for Falmouth Office

Enrollment at UMaine Remains Strong Despite Pandemic

First-ever Bilingual Portal to Franco American Heritage Records

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Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center Under Contruction

Task Force Recommends Changing Name of Little Hall

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Alumni Association Webinar Series Proves Popular

Maine-made Research Satellite to Launch

University of Maine Museum of Art Receives Naming Gift



page 8: Alumni Award Winners

page 10: A Voice for the Voiceless

page 16: Natural Law

page 20: Women’s Work

page 24: Scoring Ability


Special Report: COVID-19’s Impact

page 29: Our World Turned Upside Down

page 30: Class Dismissed

page 36: Life Disrupted, Lives at Risk

page 42: UMaine Responds

page 48: First Person

page 50: UMaine’s Matchmaker

page 51: Shifting Gears

page 54: Class of 2020 Roll Call

page 65: Alumni Event Photos

page 54: Class Notes (Senior Alumni to Class of 2020)

Our Sponsors


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