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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 10:58 pm

‘Street Cred’: Newly appointed university President brings continuity

University of Maine President Susan Hunter was announced as University of Maine System (UMS) Chancellor James H. Page’s selection as the 20th president of the University of Maine on June 17, 2014 and officially assumed the …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 10:55 pm

Police Beat for September 22, 2014

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11:17 p.m. – Slow children at play
 
Two officers from the University of Maine Police Department made their way toward the Woodsman’s Team shed after receiving reports from Resident Assistant in Oxford Hall of a fire in …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:27 pm

Student Government Awards $5,800 for student trip to People’s Climate March in NYC

ORONO — When The Maine Peace Action and Reconciliation Commission (MPAC) approached the University of Maine General Student Senate (GSS), they asked for $2,400 to help send 50 UMaine undergraduate students to the People’s Climate March …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:27 pm

Dining Services drops $5 minimum purchase requirement

After a week of having the program in place, University of Maine Dining Services decided to drop the $5 minimum retirement on credit card purchases.
“It wasn’t getting the results we were looking for,” said Daniel Sturrup, …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:25 pm

Proposal of ‘student home’ moratorium creates uneasy feelings across Orono.

The proposed student home moratorium being reviewed by Orono Town Council is throwing a curveball into the future of off-campus student housing and has people asking if there is a more “positive” solution.
“I didn’t see this …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:25 pm

USDA partners with UMaine to create information-exchange

The University of Maine is one of 12 land grant universities partnering with the USDA Northeast Climate Hub to provide the region’s farmers and land managers with better access to the information and tools needed to …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:24 pm

Orchard Trails to recieve future renovations

Popular student housing, Orchard Trails, will soon be starting renovations to update the apartment complex.

After being bought out by Orion Student Housing, Orono apartment complex Orchard Trails is planning on renovating their apartments next year.
Located approximately a 10th of a mile from the University of Maine on Park Street, Orchard …

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014, 8:21 pm

UMaine co-researcher speaks out on Scottish Independence

Two days before Scotland’s historic referendum deciding their independence from the United Kingdom, a University of Maine staff member spoke out in support of Scotland’s bid for independence. Ultimately, the Sept. 18 referendum failed by a …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 10:45 pm

UMaine $20 million NSF grant to research aquaculture

ORONO, Maine — A $20 million research grant from the National Science Foundation will fund the development of a multi-institutional research network focused around the social, economic and ecological factors influencing aquaculture in the state of …

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Sunday, September 14th, 2014, 10:44 pm

GSS addresses off campus student misconduct

ORONO, Maine — Issues regarding student misconduct at off-campus housing facilities was one of the major discussion points at the The University of Maine Student Government Inc., meeting of the General Student Senate (GSS) on Sept. …

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