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Daigneault looks for prosperity through the trees

Adam Daigneault and colleagues will be working with people in forest-dependent communities to build paths toward prosperity. The University of Maine E.L. Giddings Assistant Professor of Forest, Conservation, and Recreation Policy will utilize a $105,030 grant from the U.S Forest Service to strengthen northern border towns’ resilience and to enhance their economic development. Many northern […]

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New mobile app is the latest tool to help Mainers fight opioid overdoses

Maine’s Office of Behavioral Health, in collaboration with the University of Maine, has released a free mobile app that provides key information to help reduce deaths from opioid overdoses. The app, OD-ME, contains naloxone administration instructions for both intranasal Narcan and intramuscular naloxone, and step-by-step audio and visual guidance on how to perform rescue breathing. […]

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BioME Student Showcase still on, virtually

University of Maine students are invited to present their research virtually at the 2020 BioME (Bioscience Association of Maine) Student Showcase, which originally was slated to be held at Cloudport CoWorking MultiSpace, 61 Federal St., Portland.  Students now are invited to virtually present their life science-focused research projects to judges via Zoom video conference. The […]

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Twenty-nine faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Twenty-eight faculty members from the University of Maine and one from the University of Maine at Machias have received tenure and/or promotion. The faculty members were nominated by President Joan Ferrini-Mundy based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board […]

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Three children’s books recognized with Correll Book Awards

The 2020 Correll Book Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Informational Text have been announced by the Lifespan Literacy Community, part of the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. “Bloom Boom,” with words and images by April Pulley Sayre, was selected in the birth to age 3 category, while “Seashells: More Than […]

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Mette co-authors new book on democratizing education

Ian Mette, associate professor of educational leadership in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, has co-authored a new book, “The Essential Renewal of America’s Schools: A Leadership Guide for Democratizing Schools from the Inside Out.” Co-written with University of Georgia professor emeritus Carl Glickman, the book provides a three-part framework for […]

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Yellow Robe to receive honorary degree

Playwright William Yellow Robe, a lecturer in English at the University of Maine, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. A news release is online.

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Long and Scheele receive two of UMaine’s top staff awards

Two of the University of Maine’s top employee awards will be presented to Wanda Long, an administrative specialist in the Division of Lifelong Learning, and Kenda Scheele, associate vice president for student life and senior associate dean of students. Long will receive the 2020 Outstanding Classified Employee Award. Scheele will receive the 2020 Outstanding Professional […]

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CEO Magazine names MaineMBA No. 26 in global rankings

CEO Magazine named the University of Maine Graduate School of Business a Tier I program, and its MaineMBA No. 26 in online degrees in its 2020 global rankings released this week. The MaineMBA’s 2020 ranking is two places higher than last year. “We are particularly proud of these rankings, comparing us to the best business […]

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