Alumni

the story wagon at homecoming 2018

Maine Folklife Center takes its Story Wagon on the road

“Stories are the heart and soul of a place, and a way to better understand people, places and issues,” according to Kreg Ettenger, an associate professor of anthropology and director of the Maine Folklife Center at the University of Maine. “The Story Wagon continues the longstanding mission of the Maine Folklife Center to document the […]

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Long Distance Running: An Interview of Prof. Douglas Allen

by Andy Piascik Editorial Note: Andy Piascik came to the University of Maine in 1976, majoring in sociology. He says he remembered that when Professor Doug Allen spoke at his freshman orientation, he was “so impressed by his presentation that I changed my schedule and signed up for one of his classes.” Andy began working with […]

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Prof. Emeritus Jerome Nadelhaft publishes book

Professor Emeritus Jerome Nadelhaft, history, has recently self-published a book entitled “O Lord, how long?” This is part of his series, Wife Torture in American History. Nadelhaft says in his preface, “Most men were incapable of committing the barbarities they read about in their daily newspapers, but they were content to allow others to punch, to kick […]

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2018 CLAS Awards

Wednesday, April 25 – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) was pleased to hold their annual awards ceremony, honoring outstanding students and faulty. This year, CLAS was proud, not only to recognize outstanding students, but to recognize the Class of 2018 Valedictorian, Graham Van Goffrier. Graham is graduating after his four years with a […]

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Howard Segal to give Maine Heritage Lecture, Oct. 23

The transformation of UMaine from a traditional land-grant school to the flagship campus of the University of Maine System is the subject of the annual Maine Heritage Lecture on Monday, Oct. 23. Howard Segal, professor of history, will speak on “Becoming Modern: The Transformation of the University of Maine, 1965-2015,” beginning at 4:30 p.m. with […]

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CLAS Kicks Off 2017 Homecoming with a Thursday Reception

Homecoming provides a weekend of fun, food, entertainment, and reconnecting for UMaine alumni and their families and friends. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is honored to welcome our alumni. A number of events are scheduled to showcase the College’s diversity of programs and outstanding facilities. To kick-off the weekend, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences […]

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Linda and Clement McGillicuddy visit the McGillicuddy Humanities Center

On Friday, September 22, the University of Maine’s Humanities Center was officially dedicated the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences was honored to welcome Linda and Clement for the unveiling of the new sign and for a tour of the newly renovated McGillicuddy Humanities Center and Maine Folk […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Brian Payne, PhD History

A Conversation with Brian Payne As the academic job market for historians has grown increasingly competitive, PhDs who have more recently obtained tenure-track teaching positions at colleges and universities often play an important, if sometimes subtle, role within the life of history departments across the United States. Drawing from recent experience to serve as de […]

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