Shermerhorn, Allison reminisce about historic Frozen Four contest

Dan Shermerhorn and Blair Allison talked about the 1995 Black Bear men’s ice hockey team’s historic Frozen Four game — the longest Frozen Four game in Division I history — with the Bangor Daily News. Shermerhorn scored the winning goal versus the University of Michigan 28 seconds into the third overtime to end the 100-minute, […]

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Fanny Wadling

Fanny Wadling: Outstanding Graduating International Student

Fanny Wadling of Nacka, Sweden, is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Education and Human Development. She will receive a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and physical education, with a minor in business administration, and a concentration in exercise science. Wadling is a member of the women’s basketball team and was named to […]

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Meet the 2020 Outstanding Graduating Students

Editor’s Note: Story updated May 1, 2020 Ten undergraduates have been named 2020 Outstanding Graduating Students at the University of Maine. Among them is Grace Smith, the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and the 2020 salutatorian. The other Outstanding Graduating Students include brothers Abram and Gabriel Karam from […]

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Ines Khiyara

Ines Khiyara: Outstanding Graduating International Student

Ines Khiyara of Crisnée, Belgium, is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Engineering.   Khiyara is majoring in biomedical engineering with a minor in environmental engineering.  Cite your top three academic scholarships, achievements, and awards: International Presidential Scholarship and Richard E. Durst Scholarship, multiple scholar-athlete awards, America East Honor Roll. Tell us about […]

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Brittany Kucera

Brittany Kucera: Outstanding Graduating International Student

Brittany Kucera, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  Kucera is double-majoring in anthropology with a concentration in archaeology, and history.  Cite your top three academic scholarships, achievements and awards:  Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) Summer Fellowship Award 2019, reestablishing Anthropology Club as president […]

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Beate Naglestad

Beate Naglestad: Outstanding Graduating International Student 

Beate Naglestad, of Oppegård, Norway, is the Outstanding Graduating International Student in the Maine Business School.  Naglestad is majoring in business administration in management, with a minor in international affairs with a focus on international security.   Cite your top three academic scholarships, achievements and awards: Academic Achievement in Management award, Outstanding Student Athlete in Business […]

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BDN reports on UMaine coaches joining effort to reinforce COVID-19 guidance

The Bangor Daily News reported that two University of Maine basketball coaches, Richard Barron and Amy Vachon, joined an effort to promote the guidance issued to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through social media. Team New England, which includes the two UMaine coaches and 43 others from the 23 Division I schools, wants to capitalize […]

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Sierra Yost

Sierra Yost: Chemical engineering major, student-athlete, valedictorian

Chemical engineering major and Honors College student Sierra Yost of Windham, Maine is the 2020 University of Maine valedictorian. Yost is a member of the UMaine cross-country, and track and field teams. Her honors thesis focuses on the application of cellulose nanofibers as an alternative to plastics in disposable utensils. As part of her UMaine […]

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Sierra Yost and Grace Smith

UMaine names 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

Chemical engineering major Sierra Yost of Windham is the 2020 University of Maine valedictorian, and Grace Smith of Holden, a molecular and cellular biology major, is this year’s salutatorian. Both are students in the Honors College. “We congratulate Sierra and Grace on the strength, breadth and rigor of their academic achievements and overall University of […]

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