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Jennifer Smith-Mayo: Rethinking how we talk about science

Jennifer Smith-Mayo was in the United Kingdom filming a documentary about a Jesuit priest when she felt a calling.  Smith-Mayo had been working as a photographer and videographer for most of her professional life. Her resume is diverse, working for well-known outlets such as National Geographic and Down East in locations all over the world, […]

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O’Reilly pens op-ed for PPH about Putin and the Olympics

Norm O’Reilly, dean of the UMaine Graduate School of Business and professor of marketing and sport management, co-authored an op-ed for the Portland Press Herald stating that the international athletic community needs to take more drastic measures to isolate Russia. The piece read, “This systematic ostracization of Russia from the global sporting community, including explicit […]

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Summer FLAS Competition now accepting applications

The Canadian-American Center is now accepting applications for Summer 2022 Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) awards. The award competition is open to all graduate students who wish to improve their French proficiency in Canada. Summer FLAS is a federal grant to support graduate students studying French and undergraduate or graduate students studying less commonly taught […]

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UMaine Space Initiative set to propel the next generation of innovators 

The University of Maine Space Initiative brings together faculty, administrators, staff and students to advance Maine’s space-based economy and help meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce in space-related research, technology development and commercialization.  The mission of the initiative is to support research and development in space science and engineering through a multidisciplinary approach. […]

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Corey Sampson

Corey Sampson: MaineMBA at sea

The Maine Business School says students can earn a MaineMBA from anywhere and Corey Sampson from Durham, Maine, can confirm that that’s true. A 2011 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy and a licensed marine engineer, Sampson has spent his career traveling the globe working for offshore drilling contractors. Taking classes on an oil rig in the […]

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Daniel Sandweiss

Sandweiss named 2022 Distinguished Maine Professor

A longtime University of Maine professor who is a world-renowned researcher in Latin American archaeology and paleoclimatology is the 2022 Distinguished Maine Professor, the university’s most prestigious faculty award. Daniel Sandweiss is a UMaine professor in the Anthropology Department and the Climate Change Institute. He also is a cooperating professor in the School of Earth […]

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UMaine welcomes U.S. Department of State Global UGRAD-Pakistan student

International student Afsah Pervaiz has joined the University of Maine community as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan). Pervaiz is an undergraduate student studying microbiology.  The Global UGRAD-Pakistan program, established in 2010, places Pakistani participants at U.S. colleges and universities for a semester of study abroad, […]

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