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Robbins participates in ‘Who Gets to Tell Story?’

Rhea Cote Robbins, academic adviser and success instructor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, participated in “Who Gets to Tell Story?” telling or hearing story while conscious of the human ecology — listening to story justly with social consciousness of equality, at the Waterville Opera House, Oct. 24, in conjunction with the Colby College […]

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2018 Staples Lecturer in Biochemistry to speak Nov. 15–16

David Bartel of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Howard Hughes Medical Institute will visit the University of Maine Nov. 15–16 as the 2018 Staples Lecturer in Biochemistry. The Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences will host Bartel, who is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a leader in the study […]

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Jeremy ‘Jay’ Johnson passes away

Jeremy “Jay” Johnson, former director of computing services for the University of Maine System in Orono, passed away Nov. 2. Johnson served in the position for nearly 30 years beginning in 1969 and was a dedicated UMaine hockey fan and active member of the Orono community, according to his obituary.

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Nominations sought for 2018–19 Maryann Hartman awards

Nominations for the 2018–2019 Maryann Hartman Awards will be accepted through Nov. 20, with a public celebration planned for March 27 at the University of Maine. The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program will partner with the Rising Tide Center to sustain the 32-year tradition of honoring contemporary Maine women by enhancing awareness of their […]

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Dam removal in Veazie, Maine

Research focuses on New England dam problems and win-win solutions

Decisions about whether to build, remove or modify dams involve complex trade-offs that are often accompanied by social and political conflict. A group of researchers from the natural and social sciences, engineering, arts and humanities has joined forces to show how, where and when it may be possible to achieve a more efficient balance among […]

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Gardner receives SWST Distinguished Educator Award

Douglas Gardner, professor of forest operations, bioproducts, and bioenergy, has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST). The award recognizes faculty members and instructors at a university for sustainable performance of excellence in teaching, or to recognize faculty, staff, or industry personnel for outstanding extension, engagement, and economic […]

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University of Pennsylvania professor to speak about indigenous languages Nov. 5

Américo Mendoza-Mori, a professor of Spanish and Quechua at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a lecture on indigenous languages beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 in Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall. Supporting Indigenous Languages: The Case of Quechua” will focus on the possibilities of supporting indigenous languages like Quechua in colleges and universities. Quechua […]

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