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2023-2024 Graduate School Award Recipients Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 award recipients for the following awards. These awards will assist the students in their research and professional development. Graduate Trustee Tuition Scholarship: Skye Adams, Social Work Collette Filer, Communication Sciences & Disorders Gabriella Fryer, English Luke McKinney, Intermedia (MFA) Olive Morelli, Social Work Nicholas Neily, Global […]

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UMaine Ed Leadership program to offer courses leading to Maine DOE athletic director certification

The Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) recently changed its requirements for professional certification to become an athletic director for K-12 schools in the state.  Athletic directors are now expected to have building administrator certification as well as coursework in athletic administration. To meet anticipated demand, the University of Maine’s Educational Leadership program, part of […]

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2022-2023 Graduate Stipends Increased

The Division of Research and Graduate Studies is pleased to announce that the minimum graduate stipend levels will again be increased by $500 for master’s students and $1000 for doctoral students for all assistantships held in the Graduate School effective Fall 2022. These increases will bring the minimum 9-month stipend levels to $17,000 for master’s […]

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2022-2023 Graduate School Award Recipients Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 award recipients for the following awards. These awards will assist the students in their research and professional development. Janet Waldron Dissertation Fellowships Sally Barker, Psychology Kendra Batchelder, Interdisciplinary Vaclava Hazukova, Ecology and Environmental Science (declined) Rafa Tasnim, Plant Science George Chase Distinguished Research Assistantships Mohammed Baten, […]

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2021-2022 Graduate School Award Recipients Announced

The Graduate School is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 award recipients for the following awards. These awards will assist the students in their research and professional development. Janet Waldron Doctoral Research Fellowship Catherine Hamley, Ecology & Environmental Sciences Camden Bock, STEM Education Allison Brehm, Ecology & Environmental Sciences Susan J. Hunter Teaching Assistantship Taylor McMillan, […]

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Graduate School announces plans for the 2021 Graduate Commencement ceremony

Given the nature of current guidelines from the State of Maine, the University will be moving forward with virtual ceremonies combined with socially distanced in-person components. In that regard, no guests will be present during any on-campus recordings and negative COVID test results will be required for graduates to participate on-campus. More information can be […]

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Brain injury detection patent

This story was written by Renee Kelly for Medical Press. The University of Maine was recently issued a patent, US 10,244,977, for a device that detects brain injury by measuring sleep movement patterns. This technology will be licensed by Activas Diagnostics, a UMaine spin-off company. The invention is a fitted mattress sheet equipped with more than […]

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3MT Presentation Workshops

Learn about creating a 3-minute thesis (3MT) presentation at three Presentation Workshops. Compete and earn a cash prize! Each workshop will be held at the Foster Center for Student Innovation. 2/14 @ 2:30-3:30pm – The Basics of 3MT 3/2 @ 11:00-1:00pm – Building the Presentation 3/6 & 3/8 @ 12:30-2:00pm – Practicing Your Presentation The […]

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Official Graduate Student Government Statement on Immigration Executive Order

Below is a message directly from the leadership of the Graduate Student Government concerning the Immigration Executive Order:   January 30, 2017 Good Morning, We have received numerous requests for information from graduate students in regard to the Executive Order on Immigration signed by the President of the United States on Friday. This email is […]

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Student Research Symposium Award Winners Announced

Thank you to all of you that attended the symposium on Wednesday. We had over 160 graduate students present their work to audiences that included faculty judges. Those of you who attended the award ceremony know that the scoring was very close. I am pleased to announce the winners and runners up in each graduate […]

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