Nature Profiles Rademaker’s Pioneering Research in Peruvian Andes

The research of Kurt Rademaker, a University of Maine visiting assistant professor in anthropology and alumnus (Ph.D. 2012), is profiled in the Oct. 1 issue of the international weekly journal Nature. The story’s author, Barbara Fraser, accompanied Rademaker and his research team on a recent expedition high in the Peruvian Andes. In recent years, Rademaker’s […]

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Stephen King’s Ghost Brothers debuts Nov. 8 at CCA

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, a Southern gothic supernatural musical written by Stephen King, debuts Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. King, a best-selling author and UMaine alumnus, teamed with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp and Grammy Award-winning T Bone Burnett to create […]

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UMaine Awards a Graduate Degree Started in 1950

Six years ago, Howard Reiche Jr. started “putting things away” that he felt he could “do without” in order to devote as much time as possible to other more pressing family commitments, including caring for his beloved wife, Stevie. About six months ago, shortly after his 85th birthday, he renewed his focus on some longstanding […]

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2014 Homecoming, Parents Weekend Oct. 17–19

The University of Maine will host alumni and parents of current student for the 2014 Homecoming and Parents Weekend. The joint event will take place Friday to Sunday, Oct. 17–19. The UMaine Alumni Association will host the Homecoming Craft Fair and Maine Marketplace in the newly renovated New Balance Field House. The craft fair runs […]

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Retired Wildlife Biologist to Deliver Geddes W. Simpson Lecture

A retired wildlife biologist, author and outdoor enthusiast will deliver the 13th Annual Geddes W. Simpson Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the McIntire Room in Buchanan Alumni House at the University of Maine. William Krohn’s free, public talk is titled “Using Historical Information in Wildlife Science: A Personal Journey.” Krohn, who earned […]

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Outlets Cover UMainers’ Inductions into Maine Basketball Hall of Fame

A number of media outlets covered the induction of three University of Maine sports legends —Joanne Palombo-McCallie, Rachel Bouchard and Thomas “Skip” Chappelle — into the newly formed Maine Basketball Hall of Fame. UMaine graduate, former men’s player and Maine Basketball Hall of Fame vice chair Tony Hamlin emceed Thursday night’s inaugural event at Cross […]

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