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University of Maine

Orono, ME 04469 United States

September 2017

Family and Friends Weekend

September 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 23, 2017 at 8:00 am

One event on September 24, 2017 at 9:00 am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life in welcoming back family members and friends of current UMaine black bears. Visit umaine.edu/studentlife/familyandfriends for all event details.

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October 2017

Homecoming 2017

October 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on October 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2017 at 10:00 am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Homecoming provides a weekend of fun, food, entertainment, and reconnecting for UMaine alumni and their families and friends. Homecoming 2017 will be held on Oct. 13, 14 and 15. For a full schedule and to register, visit umainealumni.com/homecoming.

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2017 Maine-Quebec Number Theory Conference

October 14, 2017
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until October 15, 2017

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The 2017 Maine-Québec Number Theory Conference will be hosted by the University of Maine in Orono on Oct. 14–15. Featured speakers: John Friedlander and Henry Iwaniec For more information, visit math.umaine.edu/numbertheory/mainequebec or email Andrew Knightly at knightly@math.umaine.edu.

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April 2018

Earth Week 2018

April 16, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2018

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Office of Sustainability, in conjunction with Auxiliary Services and the Green Campus Initiative, will be sponsoring a number of events to celebrate Earth Week, April 16–22.   For a full schedule of events, visit https://umaine.edu/sustainability/earthweek/. 

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August 2018

Fall Welcome Weekend

August 31, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until September 3, 2018

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

This Orientation Program is for new students starting in fall 2018 semester. For more information, visit go.umaine.edu/orientation/fall-welcome-weekend.

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September 2018

CareerFest 2018

September 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

CareerFest offers three days of career-focused events for students to hone career readiness skills. On Tuesday, there will be an “Interview Attire on a Budget” runway show. On Wednesday, there will be a festival offering resumé reviews, expert advice, food and prizes. On Thursday, there will be a panel discussion focused on federal jobs and internships. There also will be walk-in hours for meeting with career counselors. For more information, including event venues, visit umaine.edu/career/event/careerfest.      

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00 am

One event on September 23, 2018 at 9:00 am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life as we welcome back to campus family members and friends of current UMaine Black Bears.

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November 2018

Equity, Access and Inclusion: A World Usability Day Event

November 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

World Usability Day, established in 2005, is a day that brings together communities of professional, industrial, educational, citizen and government groups to promote the values of usability, accessibility and universal design to ensure that services and products important to life are easier to access and simpler to use. The UMaine event is a conference designed to provide the opportunity for the campus and surrounding community to come together to help promote the core values of equity, access and inclusion. Presentations…

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Fall Open House

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

This Admissions Open House Program is for prospective students looking into the University of Maine. For more information, visit https://go.umaine.edu/visit/fall-open-house-program/.

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December 2018

Men’s Track and Field vs University of New Hampshire

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Women’s Track and Field vs University of New Hampshire

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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February 2019

Men’s Track and Field Sunday Invitational

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Women’s Track and Field Sunday Invitational

February 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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April 2019

Zimmerman Fitness Challenge

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Zimmerman Fitness Challenge is a memorial fitness challenge to honor 1st Lieutenant James R. Zimmerman. The challenge is run all over campus and is sponsored by local businesses and clubs. There are multiple levels of the event allowing for any and all to join, from the casual to the competitive. Entry fees: $15 for students and faculty, $20 for non-students  

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Marine Research and Education Open House

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Maine Impact Week is proud to include the Marine Research and Education Open House. This will take place at the University of Maine in Orono at multiple sites from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. This event is free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages. List of showcase events: Ocean Observing in the Gulf of Maine: Buoys and Gliders Ocean Operations Building – behind Bryand Global Science building Directions to Bryand Global Science building…

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Marine Research and Education Open House

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

This event is free and open to the public.  A full list of events and locations is online. 

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Softball vs Holy Cross

April 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Softball vs Holy Cross

April 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Softball vs University at Albany

April 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Softball vs University at Albany

April 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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12th Annual Healthy High Road Race

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The 12th Annual Healthy High 5k,10k and 15k road race will take place on April 27. The 15k starts at 9 a.m. from the New Balance Student Recreation Center. 10k and 5k start at 9:30 a.m.    For more information, visit umaine.edu/wellness/races/healthyhigh.   Click here to register.

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May 2019

Softball vs Stony Brook University

May 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Softball vs Stony Brook University

May 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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Softball vs Stony Brook University

May 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The full schedule is online. 

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4-H@UMaine

May 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - June 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The annual 4-H@UMaine weekend event for youth in grades 6–10 will feature interactive workshops with topics including marine biology, space exploration, the science of optical illusions, paper making and stress reduction through creativity. Participants also will have the chance to learn from career role models and network with youth from across the state. Registration is required online. For more information, call 581.3877 or email 4HatUMaine@maine.edu.

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June 2019

Passport Camp 2019

June 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Multicultural exploration through art, crafts, song, dance, food, activities and special guest speakers. Program fee: $150 (early)/$175 (after May 15). Scholarships and sibling discount available. Before/after care available at additional cost. Spaces limited. Visit maine.cisvusa.org to register or for more information.

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Passport Camp 2019

June 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Multicultural exploration through art, crafts, song, dance, food, activities and special guest speakers. Program fee: $150 (early)/$175 (after May 15). Scholarships and sibling discount available. Before/after care available at additional cost. Spaces limited. Visit maine.cisvusa.org to register or for more information.

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Passport Camp 2019

June 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Multicultural exploration through art, crafts, song, dance, food, activities and special guest speakers. Program fee: $150 (early)/$175 (after May 15). Scholarships and sibling discount available. Before/after care available at additional cost. Spaces limited. Visit maine.cisvusa.org to register or for more information.

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Passport Camp 2019

June 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Multicultural exploration through art, crafts, song, dance, food, activities and special guest speakers. Program fee: $150 (early)/$175 (after May 15). Scholarships and sibling discount available. Before/after care available at additional cost. Spaces limited. Visit maine.cisvusa.org to register or for more information.

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Passport Camp 2019

June 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 28, 2019

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Multicultural exploration through art, crafts, song, dance, food, activities and special guest speakers. Program fee: $150 (early)/$175 (after May 15). Scholarships and sibling discount available. Before/after care available at additional cost. Spaces limited. Visit maine.cisvusa.org to register or for more information.

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October 2019

Coming Out Week: National Coming Out Day

October 11, 2019
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Stay tuned to the Rainbow Resource Center's Facebook and Instagram (@UMaineRRC for both) for giveaways and tips on coming out, whether you are LGBTQ+ yourself or a friend of the community who wants to show your support to those who are closeted.  The Rainbow Resource Center also will be tabling in the Memorial Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coming Out Week is an annual week-long series of events that celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer…

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World Languages Day

October 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

World Languages Day will feature a culture bowl, spelling bee, skits, music and dance, games and poetry recitation. The annual French and Spanish immersion event for local high school students is hosted by UMaine’s Department of Modern Languages and Classics in collaboration with the Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME). Other event sponsors include the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Canadian-American Center.

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April 2020

Canceled: Softball vs Binghamton University

April 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 4.  The full schedule is online. 

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Canceled: Softball vs Binghamton University

April 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 5.  The full schedule is online. 

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Canceled: Softball vs University of Massachusetts Lowell

April 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 8.  The full schedule is online. 

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Canceled: Softball vs University of Maryland Baltimore County

April 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 18.  The full schedule is online. 

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Canceled: Softball vs University of Maryland Baltimore County

April 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 19.  The full schedule is online. 

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Postponed: 13th Annual Healthy High Road Race

April 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been postponed until next year.    The 13th Annual Healthy High 5K and 10K races and 1-mile fun run/walk will take place on April 20, hosted by the UMaine Physical Education Student Organization.    Click here to register. For more information, contact Jesse Kaye-Schiess, jesse.kayeschiess@maine.edu.

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October 2020

Contemplative Forest Walk

October 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Contemplative Forest Walk

October 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Contemplative Forest Walk

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Contemplative Forest Walk

October 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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November 2020

Contemplative Forest Walk

November 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Annual Emergency Communications System Test

November 9, 2020
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test on Monday, Nov. 9, complete with three outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to the community during emergency situations. When UMaine’s emergency communication system is activated, several notifications occur: A text message is sent to subscribers of UMaine’s umaine.alerts…

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Contemplative Forest Walk

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Contemplative Forest Walk

November 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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December 2020

Contemplative Forest Walk

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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Contemplative Forest Walk

December 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 11, 2020

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Beginning October 9 and continuing each Friday through Thanksgiving (weather permitting), Don Beith, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy, will be leading contemplative forest walks on the university trails. Participants will gather at the trailhead near the New Balance Rec Center at noon for a 12:15 p.m. departure and a 1:15–1:30 p.m. return. Social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines will be in effect, with walks limited to 20 participants. For more information, contact donald.beith@maine.edu.

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June 2021

Youth Camp

June 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Grades 4–8 Non Padded Day Camp

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Youth Camp

June 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2021 at 9:00 am

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Grades 4–8 Non Padded Day Camp

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August 2021

New Faculty Orientation

August 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2021

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

New Faculty Programs serve as an introduction to the many services and opportunities at the University of Maine, and a way to get you prepared to teach for the fall. Orientation will be held on two days, Aug. 18–19. These events are open to all part- and full-time newly hired faculty. This year, we welcome new hires from last year to join us for any or all of the events as well. For more information and to register, learn more…

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New Faculty Orientation

August 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until August 19, 2021

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

New Faculty Programs serve as an introduction to the many services and opportunities at the University of Maine, and a way to get you prepared to teach for the fall. Orientation will be held on two days, Aug. 18–19. These events are open to all part- and full-time newly hired faculty. This year, we welcome new hires from last year to join us for any or all of the events as well. For more information and to register, learn more…

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Week of Welcome: Maine Hello

August 27, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Week of Welcome experience begins on Maine Hello, Aug. 27. Below you will find information about all the activities that have been planned by offices on campus. Events with a 💙 are free. More information about your Maine Hello Move-In Experience can be found here: umaine.edu/reslife/maine-hello/ Visit the Student Life website for details of all the events planned for the Week of Welcome. Friday, Aug. 27 Recreation Center Drop In | 5 a.m.–10 p.m. 💙 Drop by the Recreation…

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Week of Welcome Events

August 28, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Events with a 💙 are free. Recreation Center Drop In | 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. 💙 Drop by the Recreation Center to check out all their services, get your workout in, or get ready for the year ahead. Bookstore Tent Sale | 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Grab some UMaine gear for both you and your family at their annual tent fair. Location: CCA Parking Lot Orono Farmers Market | 9 a.m.–noon Visit the Orono Farmers Market every Saturday up until Thanksgiving. Every purchase…

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Week of Welcome Events

August 29, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Events with a 💙 are free. College Success Strategies Presentation | 10–11 a.m. 💙 This is an overview of academic resources on campus and how students can be successful in their coursework. Honors College First-Year Orientation | 10–11 a.m. 💙 This is an orientation for all new students in the Honors College. Orientation Help Desk | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 💙 Team Maine and our friendly team from Admissions will be standing by to answer all your questions, provide campus, tours, and…

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Week of Welcome: FDOC

August 30, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

FDOC is the First Day of Class. A day filled with excitement for our new students, activities and events to make you feel right at home. Best of luck in your first classes. Student Life will be around hosting events so stop in to say hello and see what our services are all about.  CA$H CAB | 8 a.m.–4 p.m.  Catch a ride to your next class on one of our many golf carts that are whirring around campus. We will…

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Week of Welcome Event

August 31, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Ice Cream Social | Noon–2 p.m.  Need a second-day pick me up? Swing by the mall for some ice cream, sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement. Free. Location: University Mall Visit the Student Life website for details of all the events planned for the Week of Welcome.

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September 2021

Week of Welcome Event: Student Organization Fair

September 1, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Student Organization Fair | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The 2021 Student Organization Fair will feature over 100 student organizations that will be providing information and recruiting new members. This is a perfect opportunity to find your people and get involved. There will be food trucks and other fun surprises that you will not want to miss out on. Location: University Mall Visit the Student Life website for details of all the events planned for the Week of Welcome.

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BioBlitz Citizen Science Event

September 18, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until September 19, 2021

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The School of Biology and Ecology Graduate Organization (SBE GO) invites members of the UMaine and local communities to take part in a BioBlitz — sometimes called biological censuses. These citizen-science events are held worldwide to record observed plants, animals, fungi and other organisms in a given area within a specific timeframe. This two-day event takes place on Sept. 18–19, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Preregistration is encouraged on Eventbrite (eventbrite.com/e/umaine-bioblitz-tickets-166930709245). People also may register on campus during the event. After registering,…

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BioBlitz Citizen Science Event

September 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30 am, repeating until September 19, 2021

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The School of Biology and Ecology Graduate Organization (SBE GO) invites members of the UMaine and local communities to take part in a BioBlitz — sometimes called biological censuses. These citizen-science events are held worldwide to record observed plants, animals, fungi and other organisms in a given area within a specific timeframe. This two-day event takes place on Sept. 18–19, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Preregistration is encouraged on Eventbrite (eventbrite.com/e/umaine-bioblitz-tickets-166930709245). People also may register on campus during the event. After registering,…

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October 2021

Annual Emergency Communications System Test

October 13, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, complete with the outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to the community during emergency situations. When UMaine’s emergency communication system is activated, several notifications occur: A text message is sent to subscribers…

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Homecoming 2021

October 15, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join UMaine alumni and friends for a weekend of fun and excitement. Register before October 11 to receive a free Homecoming hat. 11.30 a.m. University of Maine Foundation Annual Luncheon.  Join the University of Maine Foundation at their annual luncheon. By invitation only. Location: Wells Conference Center Contact: Monique Hashey — monique@maine.edu Noon: Homecoming Registration Register for Homecoming at Buchanan Alumni House between noon and 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct.15. Registration will also be open on Saturday between 8 a.m. and 1…

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Homecoming 2021

October 16, 2021
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join UMaine alumni and friends for a weekend of fun and excitement. Register before October 11 to receive a free Homecoming hat. 8.30 a.m. Donuts and Coffee with the College of Engineering Alumni, students and families are invited to drop by the Advanced Manufacturing Center to visit with faculty and staff from the College of Engineering and have coffee and donuts. Faculty and staff from the College of Engineering will be at the AMC to answer any questions. In addition…

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April 2022

Maine State Science Olympiad for High School Students

April 9, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Maine State Science Olympiad is a nationwide STEM competition where teams of high school students compete in science-related events, with the top teams advancing up to national levels.  Over the course of the daylong tournament, nine teams from six Maine high schools will compete in 23 STEM events in various subjects, including ornithology, forensics, astronomy and remote sensing. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend tours of campus facilities; a presentation about UMaine Early College and the College…

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 April 18–22

April 18, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2022

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 from April 18–22 with a slate of events. Every day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a scavenger hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI’s Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI also will host its annual Earth Week nature photo contest, where participants simply go out and take pictures of nature and either tag GCI on social media or email the group at um.gci@maine.edu. Grand prize, second and third place…

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 April 18–22

April 19, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2022

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 from April 18–22 with a slate of events. Every day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a scavenger hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI’s Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI also will host its annual Earth Week nature photo contest, where participants simply go out and take pictures of nature and either tag GCI on social media or email the group at um.gci@maine.edu. Grand prize, second and third place…

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 April 18–22

April 20, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2022

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 from April 18–22 with a slate of events. Every day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a scavenger hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI’s Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI also will host its annual Earth Week nature photo contest, where participants simply go out and take pictures of nature and either tag GCI on social media or email the group at um.gci@maine.edu. Grand prize, second and third place…

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 April 18–22

April 21, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2022

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 from April 18–22 with a slate of events. Every day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a scavenger hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI’s Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI also will host its annual Earth Week nature photo contest, where participants simply go out and take pictures of nature and either tag GCI on social media or email the group at um.gci@maine.edu. Grand prize, second and third place…

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 April 18–22

April 22, 2022
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until April 22, 2022

University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 from April 18–22 with a slate of events. Every day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a scavenger hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI’s Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI also will host its annual Earth Week nature photo contest, where participants simply go out and take pictures of nature and either tag GCI on social media or email the group at um.gci@maine.edu. Grand prize, second and third place…

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UMaine Athletics Black Bear Bash

April 23, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

University of Maine Athletics will host the Black Bear Bash on Saturday, April 23, starting at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public.  Black Bear Bash features three major athletic events: the Jeff Cole Memorial Spring Football game at Alfond Stadium, a softball doubleheader against Binghamton University at Kessock Field and a baseball game against UMass Lowell at Mahaney Diamond. The event includes food trucks, autograph sessions following the games, a bounce house for the kids and…

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Maine Day

April 27, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Our theme this year is Survivor/Castaway and we are excited to incorporate that into our activities. For those of you who do not know what Maine Day is, it is our annual day of service.   Check out the schedule below. More details can be found at umaine.edu/studentlife/maineday   Parade: 8:15 a.m.   The parade will be happening rain or shine. Groups are encouraged to dress up/design a float (on a trailer, in the back of a truck, just walking, etc.)…

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August 2022

Maine Hello

August 26, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join students, faculty and staff from across the university to welcome new students and their families as they arrive on campus. Volunteers assist with greeting families, answering questions, directing traffic, and helping first-year students move into their residence halls room. Every year over 700 members of the campus community participate in the Maine Hello. Visit here to volunteer or learn more.

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September 2022

Senior Alumni Reunion

September 8, 2022 - September 10, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

This week, the University of Maine Alumni Association will host over 200 alumni and friends on campus at Senior Alumni Reunion events. Senior alums are those celebrating 50 years or more since graduation.  The three-day event features an All-Alumni Dinner on Thursday evening at the Black Bear Inn, followed by the annual Senior Alumni Luncheon on Friday at Wells Conference Center. Alums also will be visiting various buildings on campus for scheduled tours and activities. UMaine community members are encouraged…

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Family and Friends Weekend

September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

Family and Friends Weekend is an annual event that brings thousands of family members to the University of Maine to reconnect with their Black Bear. This event is for families of all sizes, dynamics, and class years. It is the University’s time to celebrate the fall season in New England, honor our traditions, and enjoy the company of students and their families, faculty and staff, alumni, and members of the extended Black Bear community. Join the University of Maine for…

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October 2022

Reminder: UMaine to conduct annual emergency communications system test Oct. 4

October 3, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

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Annual Emergency Communications System Test — 3–4 p.m. today

October 4, 2022
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States

The University of Maine will conduct its annual emergency communications system test between 3–4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, complete with the outdoor sirens sounding for several minutes. The sirens are part of UMaine’s multifaceted emergency communications system established in 2007 that allows university safety and communications professionals to use several mechanisms to quickly communicate vital information to the community during emergency situations. When UMaine’s emergency communication system is activated, several notifications occur: A text message is sent to subscribers…

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