MHC News

Interdisciplinary Team Tackles Food Waste This Summer

For the second year in a row, the Mitchell Center has funding to support an interdisciplinary team of students (each with a faculty advisor) to work on food sustainability, and particularly, the problem of food waste. Last year’s team included students from Anthropology, Nursing, Food Science, Economics, and Environmental Engineering. This year, they are very […]

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Applications are now open for the MHC Undergraduate Fellowship

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellowship: Deadline April 5th. Grant Available for UMaine Junior and Senior Humanities Students The McGillicuddy Humanities Center Undergraduate Fellows program offers junior and senior humanities students the support needed to concentrate on their coursework and develop research projects, work collaboratively with a select group of peers, participate […]

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Another successful Bangor Humanities Day!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the humanities with us at Bangor Humanities Day, 2019. If you missed it this year, not to fear! We have you covered with video footage on our YouTube channel. Thank you to our partners and performers–Bangor Public Library, the University of Maine Museum of Modern Art, […]

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We have a YouTube channel!

Have you heard the news? The McGillicuddy Humanities Center now has a YouTube channel. Subscribe and never miss a moment of select lectures, performances, and other Humanities-related content. Thank you for supporting the MHC!

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2018-2019 CUGR Fellowships are Announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the recipients of the 2018–2019 Academic Year Research and Creative Activities Fellowships. The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is proud to help provide funding for the following fellowships, developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-mentored research. Each fellowship provides a $1,100 award for the student to […]

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2019 Terry Plunkett Maine Poetry Contest

All University of Maine System students are welcome to submit their poems to the annual Terry Plunkett Poetry Contest. The festival takes place on Friday, April 5, 2019, where winners will be invited to read their work. The first place winner will receive $100; second place, $75; and third place, $50. Each student may submit […]

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Accepting Submissions for Bangor Humanities Day

Until February 1, we are accepting poster, panel and performance proposals for Bangor Humanities Day on March 2. Humanities students are invited to showcase their work among professionals at the annual multidisciplinary collaboration and celebration of the study of what makes us human. Proposals may be submitted to and questions sent to

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