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UMaine named among ‘best and most interesting’ by 2019 ‘Fiske Guide’

The University of Maine is one of the more than 300 “best and most interesting” colleges in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and Ireland, according to the “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019” out this week. The guide’s profile of UMaine notes that undergraduates “help themselves to a range of strong academic programs at a […]

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This year’s ‘Catch’ is in

Maine Sea Grant has published Volume VI of “The Catch: Writings from Downeast Maine,” a literary journal produced in association with Fogler Library and the Downeast Fisheries Trail. The volume features an oral history with Pat Shepard of Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries; an interview with Robin Alden; poetry by Mary Lyons, Matt Bernier, Jerry […]

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Sporer receives award for journal article

Karyn Sporer of the University of Maine Department of Sociology and Paige Toller of the School of Communication at the University of Nebraska have received the Rose B. Johnson Southern Communication Journal Article of the Year Award, 2018, presented by the Southern States Communication Association, for their March 23, 2017 article: “Family Identity Disrupted by Mental […]

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Emergency preparedness exercise on campus July 17

On July 17, Holmes Hall will be the site of a Vigilant Guard training exercise from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. That day, the Holmes Hall parking lot will be closed to accommodate the participants and their equipment. Nationwide, Vigilant Guard exercises focus on emergency preparedness. For more information, contact Will Biberstein, Conferences and Institutes, […]

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Machado’s food safety research highlighted by Penn State News

Penn State News highlighted research led by Robson Machado, a food science specialist and assistant extension professor with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Machado was a doctoral student at Pennsylvania State University while conducting the research, which investigated the sanitation, personal hygiene and food safety practices at 17 small-scale cheesemaking businesses to inform better […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2018 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,214 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2018 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,634 are from Maine, 533 are from 31 other states and 47 are from 21 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for spring 2018, completing 12 or more credit hours in the semester and […]

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Tajvidi receives TAPPI Nanotechnology Mid-Career Award

Mehdi Tajvidi, an assistant professor of renewable nanomaterials in the School of Forest Resources, received the TAPPI Nanotechnology Mid-Career Award at the 2018 TAPPI International Conference for Nanotechnology of Renewable Materials in Madison, Wisconsin June 13. The award is intended to recognize an individual  who has made outstanding contributions to advance nanotechnology of renewable material […]

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MOU signed with Academic Bridge Program in Qatar

The University of Maine has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Academic Bridge Program (ABP) in Doha, Qatar, a postgrad initiative that prepares students for university study. The agreement will assist students in the transition from ABP to UMaine in all majors, with a special focus on construction engineering technology, surveying engineering, human dimensions […]

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Baycka Voronietsky passes away

Baycka Voronietsky, a former associate professor of piano at the University of Maine, passed away June 1. After moving to Corea, Maine in 1978, she began teaching at UMaine and would continue to do so for the next 35 years, according to her obituary.

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