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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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Department of Communication and Journalism 2018 Outstanding Students

CMJ recently handed out awards to their outstanding students for 2018. The recipients are as follows: Undergraduate Awards Wofford Gardner Award: Outstanding Academic Achievement in Communication Timothy P. Rocha Brooks Hamilton: Spirit of Excellence Award – Journalistic passion award Katie Caufield The Raymie McKerrow Award: Distinguished Undergraduate Student in Communication & Journalism – Department-wide citizenship award Cassie […]

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The Communication and Journalism Faculty Shine on “Maine Calling” Public Radio

Radio, as a medium, tends to be forgotten about. Though as an effective means of communication, our faculty in the Communication and Journalism stress its value. Between January and February, Bridie McGreavy, assistant professor of environmental communication, Judith Rosenbaum (pictured right), assistant professor of communication and journalism, and Michael Socolow, associate professor of journalism, all appeared […]

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Physics student organization wins national award

This month the University of Maine undergraduate Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter was named an Outstanding Chapter for 2016-2017. The SPS Outstanding Chapter Award is the highest level of distinction given to chapters, with less than 10% of chapters honored annually. The UMaine SPS chapter strives to enable it’s members to become engaged leaders […]

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Undergraduate research award recipients announced for the 2017-2018 academic year

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the undergraduate recipients of the Research and Creative Activities Fellowships for the 2017–2018 academic year, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is well represented. CUGR’s advisory committee selected 14 proposals overall from 70 student submissions to be awarded $1,000 each during the […]

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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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2017 Digital Humanities Week: STEM to STEAM

Digital Humanities Week University of Maine at Orono 2-6 October 2017 http://DigitalHumanitiesWeek.org What relevance do the arts and humanities have in a world whose swift transformation seems increasingly driven by science and technology? That’s the theme of this year’s Digital Humanities Week, a conference at the University of Maine during the first week of October, […]

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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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Sociology students selected for ASA Honors Program in Montreal

When the American Sociological Association (ASA) convenes its 112th annual meeting in Montreal this August, The University of Maine will be well represented. Juniors Alli DellaMattera, Julianna Ferguson, and Sam Saucier have all been selected into the ASA Honors Program and will be presenting research projects at the annual meeting. “The ASA Honors Program is one […]

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