Education and Human Development

Maine media boost hazing prevention consortium, research

WABI (CBS 5 in Bangor), WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7 in Bangor) and News Center Maine attended the Hazing Prevention Consortium summit held at the University of Maine’s Buchanan Alumni House June 4-5. The summit was created and organized by StopHazing, a group founded by UMaine professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan. It is an annual […]

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UMaine study examines intersections between campus hazing, white supremacy

College campuses across the country are working to put an end to hazing, a form of interpersonal and community violence that is often normalized and minimized through tradition. At the same time, postsecondary institutions are grappling with legacies of racism and white supremacy rooted in similar norms and practices. A new study led by University […]

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UMaine to host national summit on hazing prevention in higher education

Student affairs professionals from colleges across the nation will be in Orono June 4-5 for the annual Hazing Prevention Consortium (HPC) summit at the University of Maine’s Buchanan Alumni House. Elizabeth Allan, a UMaine professor of higher education, is a leading researcher on hazing and the founder of StopHazing, which works to promote safe and […]

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BDN interviews Angelosante on student behavior post pandemic

Courtney Angelosante, coordinator of the Positive Behavior Supports & Interventions initiative at the University of Maine and University of Southern Maine, was interviewed by the Bangor Daily News on how the at-home schooling year of the COVID-19 pandemic affected students’ behavior. Angelosante said the lost year is showing up clearly in terms of how students […]

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UMaine summer series for educators to inspire, engage K-12 leaders

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development and Summer University are partnering to offer a series of institutes for K-12 school personnel looking for personal and professional growth and innovative solutions for unique challenges in today’s schools. The third annual UMaine Educators Institute will be held June 17-18, featuring a keynote speech […]

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UMaine graduates celebrated during 2024 commencement ceremony

Brig. Gen. Diane Dunn, adjutant general of the Maine National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management, told University of Maine’s newest graduates to continue in an endless pursuit of knowledge, find passion in their work and live their lives in service of others.  “I know the words — learn, […]

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