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Barkan publishes new book

Steven Barkan, professor and interim chair, Sociology, Race, Crime, and Justice: The Continuing American Dilemma, New York: Oxford University Press (2018).

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Journal of Extension publishes piece by Wilson, Lobley, Kranich

The Journal of Extension’s Special Issue on Innovation 2018 (Sept. 2018, Vol. 56, No. 5) published an article by University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff members Laura Wilson and Gregory Kranich, 4-H science youth development professionals, and Jennifer Lobley, an Extension professor of volunteer development and 4-H. The title of the article is “Follow a […]

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Tierney featured in Vanderbilt Television News Archive 50th anniversary video

Amber Tierney, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Maine, was interviewed for a Vanderbilt Television News Archive video as part of their 50th anniversary celebration. Tierney spoke about using data from the Archive for her research, which focuses on social and criminal justice and how activists leverage the media to press for […]

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Update: Rangeley Road paving rescheduled

Paving on Rangeley Road off the Park Street campus entrance has been rescheduled to begin 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 and be completed Wednesday morning, Sept. 19. During this time, the outbound lane of Rangeley Road will be closed to traffic. The inbound lane will remain open. All construction and road improvements related to the […]

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Signed up for UMaine emergency alerts?

With the start of the academic year, members of the University of Maine community are reminded to register to receive UMaine’s emergency notifications. The emergency notification system alerts the UMaine community to public safety issues, including inclement weather conditions causing class cancellations. Registration for text and/or email alerts is available online. If you have already […]

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Libra Visiting Diversity Professor to lecture on inclusive excellence Sept. 26

Inclusive excellence in academia and developing strategic leadership skills among the millennial and centennial generations will be the focus of a keynote address by the University of Maine 2018 Libra Visiting Diversity Professor. Damon Williams, a founding architect of the inclusive excellence model for postsecondary institutions, will join the UMaine community Sept. 26–27 as the […]

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President’s office hours begin this month

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy’s open office hours begin this month. The President’s message to the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities regarding office hours is online, as is the form to request a 15-minute appointment.

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UMaine students outside in fall

U.S. News & World Report again cites UMaine among nation’s best

The University of Maine is again among the best U.S. News & World Report colleges and universities for 2019 in multiple categories. UMaine is listed in the U.S. News best national universities and top public schools. It also made the new lists of best undergraduate business and engineering programs, and high school counselor rankings. The […]

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First-year students on UMaine's Mall

UMaine again welcomes one of its largest incoming classes

A first-year class of at least 2,230 students moved in during this year’s Welcome Weekend with the help of more than 700 volunteers from the University of Maine community. The first-year students again make up one of the largest classes in UMaine history, and over 46 percent of them are from other states. This fall, […]

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