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Socolow named 2018 Broadcast Historian for book ‘Six Minutes in Berlin’

Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, was named the 2018 Broadcast Historian by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation for his book, “Six Minutes in Berlin.” The LABF supports a broadcast archive housed at the University of Maryland, College Park. Socolow plans to donate a copy of […]

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MAIER recognized by American Council for Rural Special Education

The Maine Autism Institute for Education and Research (MAIER) at the University of Maine has received a 2018 Exemplary Program Award in the Infant and Early Childhood Intervention category from the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES). The award recognizes MAIER’s Early Start Maine program. Early Start Maine supports young children with autism, ages […]

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Bicycle law enforcement reference guide available

The University of Maine Police Department’s latest online resource for the UMaine community is the Bicycle Law Enforcement Reference Guide. It was developed by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine in cooperation with the Maine Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program, the Maine Department of Transportation, Bike Law ME and law enforcement professionals. The reference guide is […]

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UMaine named one of safest college campuses in America

The University of Maine has been named one of the safest college campuses in the country, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. UMaine ranked 29 in the council’s 2018 ranking of the top 100 Safest College Campuses in America. The ranking was created using the most recent data from the FBI’s […]

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UMM receives $200,000 grant to support student success

The University of Maine at Machias has received a $200,000 Davis Educational Foundation grant to improve student retention and academic performance. The funds will be used to expand the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program, which has been offered at the university in STEM subjects since 2015. The grant will allow the program to include courses in […]

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Scholarly communications conference supports UMaine faculty, grad students

A group of 40 University of Maine faculty and graduate students gathered at Raymond H. Fogler Library over winter break to attend a half-day conference dedicated to discussing emerging trends in scholarly communications. ScholComm 2018 attendees participated in workshops that introduced them to new tools in academic publishing and advanced methods for tracking the effect […]

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Dryer receives 2018 CCCC Technical Scientific and Communication Award

Dylan Dryer, associate professor of composition studies, has received the 2018 CCCC Technical Scientific and Communication Award from the National Council of Teachers of English for his article, “Measuring Quality, Evaluating Curricular Change: A 7-Year Assessment of Undergraduate Business Student Writing.” The article appeared in Volume 31 Issue 2 of the Journal of Business and […]

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Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Rep. Erin Herbig to visit UMaine

Margaret Chase Smith Distinguished Maine Policy Fellow Rep. Erin Herbig will visit the University of Maine on Feb. 21. Herbig will be honored with a reception from 4–5 p.m. at the University Club in Fogler Library. All are welcome to attend the event. Herbig is serving her fourth term in the Maine House of Representatives. […]

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Special education master’s program ranked among top online graduate programs

The University of Maine recently ranked among the best schools for online master’s degrees in special education by the publication Top Master’s in Education. UMaine offers a 36-credit Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in special education with concentrations in early intervention, high-incidence or low-incidence disabilities, as well as individually designed programs, all of which are […]

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Four finalists named for University of Maine presidency

Four finalists have been named for the presidency of the University of Maine and will be in the state for campus visits between Feb. 20 and March 2. The finalists are: Amit Chakma, president and vice chancellor of the University of Western Ontario; Joan Ferrini-Mundy, chief operating officer of the National Science Foundation; Sally Reis, […]

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