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The University of Maine is the state's land grant university and sea grant college. Its mission is to be the state's center of learning, discovery and service to the public. UMaine is comprised of 158 buildings on 660 acres overlooking the StillwaterRiver. Located in Orono, Maine, UMaine was established as Maine's land grant institution in 1865 under the provisions of the federal Mottill Act of 1862, which provided each state with resources to establish a public state college. Sice 1968 it has served as the flagship university within the stat's University of Maine System, UMaine has the responsibility for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education programs, public service outreach, and basic and applied research.

Location: 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Orono Maine 04469 Telephone 207-581-1561 Fax 207-581-1213

Other Education nearby:
(Waterville) Colby College
(Holden) Holden Elementary School
(Fairfield) Kennebec Montessori School
(Orrington) New Horizons for Young Women
(Old Town) Old Town High School
(Guilford) Piscataquis Community High School

09/16 Coming to The Orono area
Acadia Birding Festival Bar Harbor ME May30-June2 Celebrate the ecological wonders of the birds of the Gulf of Maine at the Acadia Birding Festival. Explore Mount Desert Island and its birds through numerous events and venues.
Maine Yoga Festival Portland ME July13-14 Maine YogaFest is a premiere wellness event for the Maine community to come together, celebrate the healing powers of yoga and encourage a healthy, peaceful and compassionate way of living
Bates Dance Festival Lewiston ME June28-August10 Bates Dance Festival brings together an international community of choreographers, performers, educators and students in a cooperative community to study, perform and create new work. It enables artists, students and audiences to share their knowledge and inspiration through workshops, jams, discussions, informal showings and performances.


Great Falls Yoga Festival Lewiston ME September28 Great Falls Yoga Festival is a community event celebrating and highlighting the talents of local, state and regional yoga teachers, healers, and artists.