Faculty News

Maine NEW Leadership Program empowers young women

At the beginning of June, the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center held its annual six-day residential undergraduate student leadership training program, entitled Maine NEW (National Education for Women) Leadership. Young women from schools all across Maine meet at this conference to learn about, and address, the under-representation of women in politics. By gathering this group […]

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Research on Successful Aging by Sociology, Psychology, and Nursing Professors published

Kelley Strout, Nursing; Fayezma Ahmed, Psychology; and Karyn Sporer, Sociology; all collaborated on an article entitled “What are older adults wellness priorities? Qualitative analysis of priorities within multiple domains of wellness”. Their research aims to “develop an understanding of older adults’ wellness priorities” by taking “a random sample of 128 male and female US residents age […]

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Dr. Micah Pawling wins 2018 Canadian Historical Association’s prize for the best journal article

Dr. Micah Pawling, Assistant Professor of History and Native American Studies, recently won the 2018 Canadian Historical Association’s prize for the best journal article in Indigenous History in 2017 for his work, “Wəlastəkwey (Maliseet) Homeland: Waterscapes and Continuity within the Lower St. John River Valley, 1784-1900,” Acadiensis, vol. XLVI, no. 2 (Summer/Autumn 2017): 5-34. One member of […]

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Dr. Richard Corey, 2018 Northeast Region Supervisor of the Year Nominee

Dr. Richard Corey, the Director of Operations at the Virtual Environmental and Multimodal Interaction (VEMI) Lab, was nominated for the 2018 Northeast Region Supervisor of the Year. The award is given by the North East Association of Student Employment Administrators (NEASEA) and aims to recognize a supervisor who has demonstrated an outstanding ability to “integrate […]

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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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New study finds few clinical trials of blood pressure lowering and cognition are not state-of-the-art

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard for clinical research, including the effects of blood pressure lowering on cognitive functioning. However, clinical trials aiming to improve normal cognitive function and slow the progress of dementia have yielded disappointing results. Statistically significant findings have not been observed in many trials, despite large samples and […]

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Kevin Roberge, lecturer, recognized by non-traditional students

Kevin Roberge, lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics has been recognized as a faculty member who has contributed to creating positive learning experiences for non-traditional students at the University of Maine. Nominated by Valerie Cartonio, a nontraditional student, this award is offered by Commuter and NonTraditional Student Programs (CNTSP) and The Nontraditional Student Association (NSA). It […]

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