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Forum on Gulf of Maine Fisheries

You are invited to join us for our third event in the forum series, “History and Policy in the Northeast.” Population Dynamics:  Community, Science, and Policy in the Gulf of Maine Fisheries. Featuring: Glen Libby, fisherman of Port Clyde and President of the Midcoast Fishermen’s Cooperative Ted Ames, fisherman, scientist, and MacArthur Foundation fellow Teresa […]

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First Annual Maine Heritage Lecture

First Annual Maine Heritage Event.   Lecture by Jim Acheson, Professor of Anthropology, to mark the 20th anniversary of his book “The Lobster Gangs of Maine”.  The Buchanan Alumni House 3:00-6:00 on November 6. Reception follows the lecture.

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New ‘Maine Heritage Project’ Showcases Maine-Oriented Scholarship

ORONO – The University of Maine’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is launching a new initiative this week – the Maine Heritage Project – to showcase some of the research and scholarship by college faculty members into the culture, traditions and history of Maine. The kick-off event is a lecture by James Acheson, professor […]

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UMaine Launches New England’s First Intermedia MFA Program

The University of Maine will be home to the region’s only master of fine arts degree program in Intermedia. The program, approved Monday by the University of Maine System board of trustees, is the only full-time residency MFA in Maine. The student-driven program will blend arts courses with research in areas including but not limited […]

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Museum of Art Announces Leonard Lecture Series

The University of Maine Museum of Art has announced the creation of the Edward D. Leonard III Lecture Series, established by the family and friends of Edward (Ted) D. Leonard III in his memory. The Leonard Lecture Series will pay tribute to Leonard’s legacy and provides the university community, citizens of Bangor and the state […]

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Sociologist to Document Workplace Harassment of Older Workers

ORONO — UMaine sociologist Amy Blackstone has received a $125,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a two-year study of workplace harassment of older workers in Maine. Conventional thinking may associate workplace harassment with younger or culturally different demographic groups, but given the state’s aging workforce, Blackstone says now is an especially important […]

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Archeological Field School on the Coast of Maine

MACHIAS — The University of Maine’s annual archaeological field school is underway this summer on Machias Bay in eastern Maine. The field school offers nine UMaine students and a small group of volunteers a month- long intensive field work experience focusing on the excavation of Maine’s endangered “coastal shell middens” and working with Maine’s Wabanaki […]

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