University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Borrow a Bike

The Portland Campus Library has bicycles to loan. Simply ask for a bike at the library information desk and enjoy a ride around the beautiful Evergreen Cemetary, run a local errand, or cruise around campus. We loan bikes for 4 hours, and helmets and locks are included. For more information come by the Portland Campus […]

Tuesday Meditation Group

We have everything we need to find contentment within ourselves–it is just a matter of practice. In this group, we will practice bringing ourselves back from our thoughts to a point of focus: where our bodies touch the Earth, our breath, a contemplation, our connection with others. This practice focuses on being gentle with ourselves, […]

Library Lunch & Learn Series

Refine your research skills and learn professional-level tips and tricks for getting the most of our library resources. Bring your lunch and your laptop for these hands-on workshops led by Research and Teaching Librarians; we’ll provide light refreshments. Attend in-person or over Zoom. If you are unable to attend, we invite you to schedule a time for […]

Earth Month

April is Earth Month! New knowledge can lead to climate positive action. We invite you to stop by UNE Libraries on both campuses to check out our ongoing The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) display and peruse the book titles we have available to deepen the UNE community’s understanding of the issues highlighted in […]

Open Education Week

March 7-11 is Open Education Week! OE Week is a celebration of the global open education movement. The goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide.   Cost of course materials is a top concern for both students and parents as prices have risen four times the rate of inflation over […]

Welcome Kate Harold

We are pleased to welcome Kate Harold to our library staff in the role of Collections Librarian. Kate has an extensive background in cataloging and records management and is responsible for creating and maintaining library records and the purchase and withdrawal of resources in accordance with our collections development policy. She also coordinates and manages interlibrary […]

Biophilia in the Library

Curious about the new plant dividers in the Portland Campus Library? We had long been looking to improve this space by creating some separation and take advantage of the bright lighting here. This seemed an ideal spot to bring some biophilic design into the library. Biophilic design is an emerging field of study in architecture […]

Preserving Women’s Voices

UNE History Professor Dr. Elizabeth DeWolfe recently published an article in Maine Women Magazine highlighting the Maine Women Writers Collection, founders Grace A. Dow and Dorothy M. Healy and their vision to collect and preserve the often overlooked and undervalued literary works of women. Read her article at

Home Fires Opening Reception

Home Fires Opening Reception

October 22, 2021

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Portland Campus Art Gallery

The University of New England Art Gallery on the Portland Campus is pleased to present “Home Fires: Freedom & Captivity.” An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held Friday, Oct. 22, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  The exhibit runs through January 23.Part of the statewide exhibition partnership “Freedom and Captivity,” […]

Donna Loring Lecture Recording

For those not able to able to attend this year’s Donna Loring Lecture: Racial Injustice in Maine State Policy: Understanding the Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial, Indigenous, and Tribal Populations, the recording is now available for online viewing.