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Tijerina co-authors Border Policy Research Institute report

Stefano Tijerina, Maine Business School lecturer in management and Chris Kobrak Research Fellow in Canadian Business History, is featured as a co-author in a recent report from the Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University. “Border Barometer” measures the impacts of Canada-U.S. border restrictions. The Border Policy Research Institute (BPRI) at Western Washington University […]

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UMaine team’s findings in Journal of Metamorphic Geology

Former University of Maine graduate students Steven Spreitzer (M.S. 2017) and Jesse Walters (Ph.D. 2020) have published their research findings on the Larsemann Hills, done in collaboration with UMaine professor Edward Grew. Grew has had a long interest in supercontinent reconstructions involving India and Antarctica, and has collaborated with Australian Antarctic geologists since 1977. Grew […]

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UMaine Extension offers Tidewater Farm garden tours in August

University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer weekly garden tours from 5:30–7 p.m. every Thursday from Aug. 5–26 at the UMaine Extension Gardens at Tidewater Farm, Farm Gate Road, Falmouth. Each tour features a different topic and begins with the cut flower garden, followed by growing herbs in Maine, native plants for the Maine garden, […]

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Ellen Weinauer named dean of the Honors College

Ellen Weinauer, dean of the Honors College at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been named dean of the University of Maine Honors College, effective Aug. 16, 2021. Weinauer joined the University of Southern Mississippi English faculty in 1994 and has served as Honors College dean since 2014. She led the Honors College through a […]

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Professor emeritus of art Michael Lewis passes away

The University of Maine community and the art world are mourning the loss of longtime UMaine professor emeritus of art Michael H. Lewis, who passed away June 27 after a long illness. He was 79. Lewis was 25 when he joined UMaine’s then three-member Art Department in 1966, led by founder Vincent Hartgen. Lewis, a […]

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University of Maine announces spring 2021 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 3,670 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2021 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 2,392 are from Maine, 1,195 are from 39 other states and 83 are from 35 countries other than the U.S. Due to the unusual and challenging circumstances faced this semester […]

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Professor Murray Bain passes away

Retired University of Maine professor of microbiology William Murray Bain passed away June 25 at the age of 92. Bain, who taught microbiology at UMaine for 32 years, was a long-time Orono resident and supporter of UMaine men’s hockey. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. June 30 at Our Lady of Wisdom […]

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Miller edits, authors two new books

Stephen Miller, professor and chair of the Department of History, is the editor of “Queen Victoria’s Wars: British Military Campaigns, 1857-1902,” available now from Cambridge University Press. The collection, to which Miller also contributed a chapter, is a new history of Britain’s imperial wars during the nineteenth century. Including chapters on wars fought in the […]

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