Graduate School

SPIA’s Settele on Morning Radio Talk Show

Jim Settele, assistant director of the University of Maine School of International Policy and Affairs and retired U.S. Navy captain and fighter pilot, was a guest on the Feb.7 WZON-FM “The Pulse” morning talk show, with Peter Van Buren, a former U.S. State Department Provincial Reconstruction Team leader in Iraq  and author of “We Meant […]

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Grad and professional school fair Nov. 30

Students interested in pursuing a University of Maine master’s or doctoral degree are invited to learn more at a Graduate and Professional School Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at Stodder Hall. UMaine is home to the state’s largest graduate school and broadest array of graduate programs, including more than 70 master’s degrees, […]

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AP Article Advances William Cohen Lecture November 17

The Boston.com website and other news publications carried an Associated Press report advancing the Nov. 17 William Cohen Lecture at the University of Maine, which will present speaker James Jones, retired U.S. Marine general, Vietnam veteran and President Obama’s first national security adviser. Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756

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Tuesday WVOM interview to feature Settele

Jim Settele, assistant director of UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs, will be interviewed live on WVOM’s  Tuesday morning George Hale and Ric Tyler Show.  In a discussion scheduled for just after 7:20 a.m., Settele, who is a recently retired Navy captain, will preview Thursday’s UMaine William S. Cohen Lecture. Scheduled for 10:30 a.m. […]

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Sandweiss comments in Science story

UMaine anthropologist Dan Sandweiss was quoted extensively in an Oct. 21 story in Science, looking at new evidence suggesting a human presence in the Americas 13,800 years ago. That date precedes the Clovis culture, long believed to be the New World’s first, by almost 1,000 years.  The new findings, developed by a group led by […]

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Grad student recognized for research project

Karen Hutchins, a University of Maine Ph.D. candidate in Communication and Journalism and a graduate research assistant for Maine’s Sustainability Solutions Initiative, was recognized by the National Science Foundation for her research poster on partnerships between universities and municipalities. That recognition came at NSF’s National EPSCoR Conference in October.

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Ph.D. graduate wins dissertation award

Jonathan Paul, who recently completed a neuroscience Ph.D. in the UMaine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has received the outstanding dissertation award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology (ISDP).  Paul, who finished his UMaine degree in August, is in an NIH postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas Medical Branch Maternal-Fetal Center.  As the […]

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UMaine to host “Badges for Baseball” activity Saturday

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, in collaboration with the U.S. Marshal for the District of Maine, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Department of Justice and LexisNexis Special Services, Inc. will bring its “Badges for Baseball” program to UMaine on Saturday Sept. 24 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Mahaney Dome.

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Photography exhibit to illustrate student Middle East experience

A Sunday Oct. 2 Hauck Auditorium lobby event will highlight the opening of a new exhibition of photographs and reflections from University of Maine students who visited the Middle East in May. Those students were among a group of eight that attended a conference, “Islam and the West: A Civilized Dialogue,” in Abu Dhabi, United […]

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