Alumna Kelsey Stoyanova to keynote UMaine Student Symposium

University of Maine alumna Kelsey Stoyanova, Maine’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, will keynote the annual UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS), a celebration of student research and creative work, April 14 at the Collins Center for the Arts.  Stoyanova’s UMSS23 address will have two main themes: “Voice, choice and advocacy: What can YOU do to make […]

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A photo of a masked student working on a ceramics project

Goos Family Studio expands UMaine’s ceramics curriculum

As far as art goes, ceramics are exceptionally bulky. Ceramics classes need space for clay, drying shelves, kilns and a variety of glazes. For university art programs, the equipment-heavy ceramics can often fall by the wayside, even if interest is high.  Thanks to a generous donation from Sam and Sarah Goos, whose daughter Ariel studied […]

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Press Herald features Markwood, UMaine men’s basketball coach and alum 

The Portland Press Herald featured Chris Markwood, University of Maine head men’s basketball coach and alum. Markwood’s appointment of head coach was announced back in March. He has an extensive coaching career, which includes a five-year stint at UMaine as an assistant coach from 2006–11. Markwood graduated from UMaine in 2005 with a Bachelor of […]

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Media report on UMaine alum being first rookie to win World Series MVP

The Associated Press, WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland), WCVB (Channel 5 in Boston), 92.9 The Ticket, WJBQ-FM, WCYY-FM and other outlets reported that Jeremy Peña, former baseball player for the University of Maine and current player for the Houston Astros, became the first rookie position player to win a World Series MVP award. The Bangor […]

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Media report on UMaine alum’s Milken Educator Award

The Bangor Daily News, WABI-TV (Channel 5 in Bangor), News Center Maine and Maine Department of Education shared the news that University of Maine College of Education and Human Development alumna Sarah Collins (’08, ’14G) received a 2022 Milken Educator Award. Collins, a fourth-grade science teacher at Patricia A. Duran School in Hermon, will get […]

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UMaine Outdoor Leadership to host discussion with runner, activist and alum Jordan Daniel Nov. 3

The University of Maine College of Education and Human Development’s Outdoor Leadership Program will host an evening discussion with runner and Indigenous activist Jordan Daniel (’11), “Running with Purpose,” on Thursday, Nov. 3, 6:30-8 p.m., in the McIntire Room of the Buchanan Alumni House. Daniel will discuss her experience as a fourth-generation runner, professional athlete […]

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