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Former faculty and Associated Faculties president Work dies at 88

Gerald Work, former professor and president of the Associated Faculties of the University of Maine, died on June 4 at the age of 88 at his home in Pennsylvania. After serving in the U.S. Navy, Work received his B.A. from Albright College, followed by an M.S. and a Ph.D. in counseling and higher education from […]

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ASCC, School of Forest Resources researchers attend international CNM conference in Finland

Advanced Structures and Composites and School of Forest Resources professors and researchers Douglas Gardner and Yousoo Han, and doctoral students Elliot Sander and Sungjun Hwang, presented at the 2022 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials in Helsinki, Finland. Their presentation: “Methods to produce dry nanoscale cellulose nanocrystal powders: challenges and opportunities.” The conference, […]

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Second webinar on ASCC bridge girder to be held June 27

The second and final webinar in the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center (TIDC) Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Bridge Girder Webinar series will be held June 27 from noon–1 p.m. To register for the webinar highlighting the future installments and next generation of the GBeam, visit the TIDC website.  GBeam technology is corrosion-resistant and designed to last over […]

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On-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic June 21–24

An on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held from 1:30–3 p.m., June 21–24 in the Coe Room, Memorial Union. Members of the UMaine community who received the Moderna, Pfizer or J&J vaccines are encouraged to participate. You need to be 5 months out from your last Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations, and 2 months from your […]

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Vekasi testifies before U.S.-China Economic and Security Commission

Kristin Vekasi, associate professor at the Department of Political Science and School of Policy and International Affairs at the University of Maine, testified in front of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Commission on her research about rare earth policies on June 9, 2022. A copy of her testimony can be found online.  Vekasi testified that […]

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Lacy awarded Mike Linkovich grant from Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association

Alicia Lacy, assistant professor of athletic training, received the 2022 Mike Linkovich Graduate/Post-Graduate Grant Award at this year’s Northern New England Athletic Trainers Conference in Portland. The $1,000 award is provided by the Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association to promote research or scholarly works that will facilitate advancement of the athletic training profession. Lacy will put […]

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UMaine Child Development Learning Center accreditation renewed for five years

The Katherine Miles Durst Child Development Learning Center at the University of Maine was recently reaccredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Reaccreditation means the center meets or exceeds NAEYC standards in 10 areas, including relationships, curriculum, teaching, health and physical environment. The program earned an overall pass rate of […]

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