Graduate School

Michelle Moschkau sits on the edge of a lake with a dog

Michelle Moschkau: Empowered by research 

University of Maine Hutchinson Center student Michelle Moschkau understands the importance of being comfortable in your own skin. While working toward a master’s degree in social work, Moschkau studied body-based modalities for healing trauma. That led her to develop a new habit — exploring clinical and academic research.  She notes that this is one habit […]

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UMaine 2021 virtual commencement will honor two years of graduates

The University of Maine will honor the achievements of the more than 2,000 UMaine students receiving degrees in 2021 with a virtual 218th Commencement presentation, highlighted by video of students’ in-person stage walks, congratulatory remarks by valedictorian Bailey West and a keynote by Dr. Edison Liu, president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory. Alumna Melissa […]

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Fortune ranks UMaine MBA program among best in U.S.

The MaineMBA program at the University of Maine has been ranked 54th by Fortune in their first-ever look at the nation’s Best Online MBA degrees. This invitation-only ranking gauges the quality of online MBA programs based on four components: Program Score, Fortune 1000 score, Brand Score and Prestige Score. “The MaineMBA program, through the UMaine Graduate School of […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2021 Student Symposium

In a virtual platform, 569 students showcased 338 research and creative works at the 2021 UMaine Student Symposium held on April 16. The sixth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to view student research and scholarly work — all online due to COVID-19. The free public event was organized by the Office of […]

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CUGR 2021 summer fellowship, Undergraduate MSGC Research Experience recipients announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced its 2021 Summer Research and Creative Activities fellowship and Undergraduate Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Research Experience recipients.  The CUGR 2021 Summer Research and Creative Activities fellowships were developed to enhance and increase undergraduate student involvement in faculty-supervised research and are supported through the […]

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Stosic study links belief in science to mask-wearing during the pandemic

Individuals’ perceptions of science as a source of superior knowledge can predict the likelihood of mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study led by University of Maine psychology researchers.  Doctoral students Morgan Stosic and Shelby Helwig, and assistant professor Mollie Ruben examined whether belief in science (BIS), a construct that measures […]

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BDN reports on Roman’s research into cause of last glacial maximum

The Bangor Daily News picked up a University of Maine news release announcing the award of a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to Zander Roman, a UMaine senior studying Earth and climate sciences. Roman will use the award to pursue a doctorate in paleoclimatology at UMaine and study what triggered the change in […]

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