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University of Maine announces spring 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,323 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,645 are from Maine, 620 are from 35 other states and 58 are from 30 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Panorama publishes article by Wolff on amateurism in American art

Justin Wolff, an associate professor of art history at the University of Maine, recently had an article published in Panorama, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association of Historians of American Art. The article, “Amateurism and American Visual Culture,” serves as an overview and introduction to a suite of five essays, which Wolff selected and edited, […]

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Archive of Maine Campus newspaper now available online

More than 5,000 issues of the University of Maine’s student-run newspaper, the Maine Campus, are now available online. Patrons can search the 130-year archive and download complete issues from anywhere in the world through Digital Commons at UMaine, an online repository managed by Raymond H. Fogler Library. The online archive is the result of a […]

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Engineering Education and Design Center

Pfeiffer Foundation makes $1.5 million gift to new UMaine engineering building

A $1.5 million gift has been received from the Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation to help construct the University of Maine Engineering Education and Design Center (EEDC), according to University of Maine Foundation President/CEO Jeffery Mills. The gift brings the total amount raised in support of the new facility to $66 million. “We appreciate […]

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Archaeology field school

UMaine students participate in seventh season of coastal archaeological fieldwork

University of Maine anthropology students are spending four weeks in an archaeology field school in the Machias Bay area, directed by assistant professor of anthropology Bonnie Newsom. This is UMaine’s seventh season of coastal archaeological fieldwork in the region. In the field school, funded by the Maine Academic Prominence Initiative (MAPI) grant, students are immersed […]

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Wheelmobile to host “Wheel of Fortune” contestant tryouts at UMaine

The Wheelmobile, the promotional vehicle for the broadcast game show “Wheel of Fortune,” will visit the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine in search of contestants. Open auditions will take place in the Hutchins Concert Hall at 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 21 and 22. The Wheelmobile brings […]

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Biddle receives funding to continue research on rural schools and community well-being

Catharine Biddle, assistant professor of educational leadership, is the recipient of nearly $5,000 from the American Education Research Association (AERA) to continue her work with the Transforming Rural Experience in Education (TREE) program in Washington County. TREE — an initiative of the nonprofit Cobscook Community Learning Center — uses strengths-based, equitable, trauma-informed practices to support […]

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Leslie discusses marine fisheries research at symposium in Germany

Heather Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, presented her research in June at the 2nd Symposium on Functional Marine Biodiversity at the University of Oldenburg in Germany. Leslie was one of 16 invited speakers at the symposium organized by the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity at the university. The Libra […]

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Two UMaine students, one alumna chosen as Fulbright Finalists

Two University of Maine students and one alumna are 2019–20 Fulbright Finalists with the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Emily Craig ’18, Eric Miller and Jesse Walters have been offered grants for their individually designed research projects. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is named for Sen. J. William Fulbright, who introduced a bill in Congress in […]

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