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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 7:51 pm

Police Beat for April 20, 2015

April 10
8:56 p.m. – Intoxicate eight
The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a Resident Assistant (RA) complaint of a loud party on the second floor of Somerset Hall, and expressed concern of possible underage drinking …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 7:50 pm

UMaine graduate student selected as winning 2015 Big Gig business pitch

Entrepreneurial minds gathered in the Foster Center for Student Innovation at the University of Maine on Tuesday, April 14 to hear three individuals pitch their business ideas at the Big Gig Finale.
Big Gig has been working …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 7:46 pm

Maine gets closer to passing bill that would provide medical amnesty to minors

Pending state legislation that would provide medical amnesty to minors, also known as the Good Samaritan bill, is currently in the process of being drafted. If passed, the law will grant intoxicated minors a limited immunity …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 6:13 pm

UVAC reaches goal of training 1,000 people in CPR

On Sunday, April 19, UVAC worked towards their goal of training 1000 members with first aid and CPR classes offered to the greater Orono community.

On April 12, the University Volunteer Ambulance Corps (UVAC) reached their goal of teaching emergency Hands Only CPR to 1,000 people. The group plans to have 1,100 people trained by Maine Day, April 29.
Jon Grant, who …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 6:08 pm

Undergraduate students display research in annual CUGR showcase

Sadie Poulin, Alex Tuttle, and Chris Vincent presented their project "People's Relation to Food," which researched how people relate to food to satisfy their various biological, social and cultural needs.

Wells Conference Center hosted the Center for Undergraduate Research’s sixth Annual Research and Creative Activities Showcase on April 14. The showcase featured University of Maine undergraduate students and their research across various disciplines.
The showcase presented awards …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 6:00 pm

GSS financial policy debate continues; Partners for World Health funded $6000

Allocations
General Student Senate (GSS) suspended financial policy in order to allocate $6,000 to the Partners for World Health for their upcoming mission trip to Senegal.
A large point of debate and discussion in the meeting was a …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 5:58 pm

University of Maine researcher awarded $4.9 million to study novel food safety technologies

A University of Maine researcher has received a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop the novel approach of using non-thermal technologies to control …

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Sunday, April 19th, 2015, 5:29 pm

Following suspension from UMaine, Pi Kappa Alpha loses national standing

The PIKE house has been closed due to inconsistent fraternity standards.

The University of Maine chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was suspended on April 2 for repeated violations of its national fraternity standards, including underage drinking and other code of conduct violations, according to Dr. Robert …

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Sunday, April 12th, 2015, 9:56 pm

Police Beat for April 13, 2015

April 2
9:07 p.m. – Boozy boys
The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) received a Resident Assistant (RA) complaint regarding a room on the third floor of Androscoggin Hall. When officers arrived room resident, Jack Grondin, opened …

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Sunday, April 12th, 2015, 9:55 pm

GSS helps fund Partners of World Health trip to Senegal; Debates funding policy

Allocations
A topic of debate got heated and lengthy between members of the General Student Senate on Tuesday, when the Partners of World Health organization was allocated $6,000 for their trip to Senegal to aid those in …

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