Alumni

News Center notes Maine Teacher of the Year is UMaine student, alumna

News Center Maine noted that Kelsey Stoyanova, who was recently named 2022 Maine Teacher of the Year, is a student and alumna of the University of Maine. Stoyanova, a eighth-grade language arts teacher at Reeds Brook Middle School in Hampden, is working toward her Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership at UMaine, where she earned […]

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WQCB includes UMaine in list of locations in ‘Stephen King’s Maine’

WQCB (Q106.5 in Brewer) included the University of Maine in a report titled “25 Actual Locations of Stephen King’s Maine.” The report noted that King graduated from UMaine in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in English. It also highlighted the The Stephen E. King Chair in Literature, which aims to advance excellence in the creation, […]

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Everest expedition with 6 CCI scientists sets 3 world records

The 2019 National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition that six Climate Change Institute explorers participated in has set three Guinness World Records. The three records, featured in the latest edition of the Guinness World Records book, are: Highest altitude ice core taken: 8,020 meters (26,312 feet), extracted from the South Col glacier. The […]

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UMaine faculty, alumni speak with News Center about new engineering center

Dana Humphrey, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Maine, and Masoud Rais-Rohani, a UMaine professor of engineering, talked with News Center Maine about the progress of the Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center construction. Humphrey said he is particularly proud of the involvement of current students and alumni in designing the […]

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Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy to focus on water quality, economics

Catherine L. Kling will offer the third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at the University of Maine’s Buchanan Alumni House. Kling’s talk, “Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?” will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs of regulations associated with […]

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Mark R. Shibles Jr. passes away at 83

The son of the first dean of the University of Maine College of Education, Mark R. Shibles Jr., passed away Aug. 24 at the age of 83. Shibles, whose father’s name adorns UMaine’s Shibles Hall, was an educator and university administrator in his own right. After attending Orono High School and the University of Maine, […]

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Two UMaine alums are Maine Teacher of the Year finalists

Penobscot County Teacher of the Year Kelsey Stoyanova and Waldo County Teacher of the Year Hillary Hoyt, both graduates of the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, have been named finalists for 2022 Maine Teacher of the Year.  Stoyanova is an eighth grade language arts teacher at Reeds Brook Middle School in […]

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Local media report on passing of UMaine benefactor Robert Buchanan, ’44

The Bangor Daily News and WABI (Channel 5) reported that Robert Buchanan, who graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in zoology, passed away on Aug. 11 at his home in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 99. Buchanan, who donated $1 million to the University of Maine Foundation to complete construction of the Buchanan […]

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