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‘The Maine Question’ podcast examines news in the 21st century

The latest episode of “The Maine Question” asks, what’s the most important transition the media is going through and what does that mean for how people are informed in the 21st century? Fake news, paywalls, Twitterbots, artificial intelligence, Russian trolls, TikTok, and confirmation bias are fundamentally changing the media landscape. It’s a far cry from […]

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Bosma earns Psychological Science Research Grant

Colin Bosma has been awarded a $1,000 Psychological Science Research Grant by the Committee of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS).  The doctoral candidate in clinical psychology is eligible to present his research at a poster session in August at the American Psychological Association Convention in Washington, D.C. Bosma’s adviser is Emily Haigh, […]

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Dippre publishes new book

Ryan Dippre, assistant professor in the Department of English, has published a new book, “Talk, Tools, and Texts: A Logic-in-Use for Studying Lifespan Literate Action Development,” as part of the Practices and Possibilities Series at the WAC Clearinghouse/University Press of Colorado. Dippre’s book traces the literate action of eleven writers from ages twelve to eighty to establish a […]

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University of Maine announces fall 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,572 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the fall 2019 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,754 are from Maine, 743 are from 30 other states and 75 are from 31 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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UMaine Dining hosts event focusing on local food and sustainability

Locally sourced foods and sustainability will be highlighted in a Bangor Greendrinks event Feb. 11 at the University of Maine. UMaine Dining is hosting the Bangor Greendrinks event from 5–8 p.m. in Wells Conference Center. A suggested donation of $5 per person will benefit the Greendrinks Green Grants program. Bangor Greendrinks events focus on growing […]

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Summer University 2020 registration open as of Feb. 3

Summer University 2020 courses are now available for viewing on MaineStreet.  Summer is a great time for students to continue their coursework and make progress toward completing their degree. With flexible summer course schedules and more than 800 course offerings on campus and online, students can fit in the courses they need to meet their […]

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UMaine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests to lead NSF-funded effort to better measure, monitor and manage U.S. forests

The Center for Advanced Forestry Systems (CAFS) at the University of Maine has received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue its work in addressing the challenges facing the wood products industry, landowners and managers of the nation’s managed forestland. Projects will address national and regional technology at multiple spatial and temporal scales — […]

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Maine Press Association awards scholarships to four UMaine students

The Maine Press Association is awarding scholarships to four University of Maine students and one University of Southern Maine student. The UMaine students are: Hailey Bryant of Gorham, a senior and part-time employee of the Bangor Daily News; Olivia Shipsey of Bath, a senior and editor-in-chief of the Maine Campus; Leela Stockley of Chester, a […]

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