Alumni Magazine Summer 2020

The latest edition of the Alumni Magazine has been published and is available to pick up at Buchanan! The go-to place for class news and stories about your classmates, this Summer edition also contains a number of stories detailing how UMaine and her alumni have...

Black Bear Facts

Black Bear Facts We all know and love Bananas, the black bear mascot for UMaine. But how much do you know about the live black bears of the Maine woods? Check out this link to learn some interesting facts about the wild black bears of North America. Maine Black Bears...

Dangerous Waters Near Matinicus Island

The island of Matinicus is referred to as a “pirate island” for “its reputation for eccentricity, independence, and frontier justice, is the most seaward of Maine’s inhabited islands. About 20 wild miles out to sea, and out of sight of the mainland, it’s 2...

Maine Movies – Stephen King Films

This month’s instalment of Maine Movies focuses not on a singular film but rather a collection of works. While this is old news to most Maine residents, it may come as a surprise to many others. Stephen King is one of Maine’s most prolific and famous authors, and the...

A History of Live UMaine Mascots

A History of Live UMaine Mascots   As beloved as Bananas the bear is today – by students and faculty alike – he was not always UMaine’s mascot. Below is a bulleted history of the University of Maine’s various animal representatives. – 1903: The University...

Alumni Magazine Winter 2020

The Maine Alumni Magazine is always filled with amazing stories about happenings on and off campus, and the Winter 2020 issue is no exception! As a bit of a teaser, here’s a sneak-peek of one of the articles featured in the issue, a fascinating story about former...