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Developmental Biology students choose their adventure 

Like playing a “Choose Your Own Adventure” game, students in BIO 336 — Developmental Biology this fall have options for completing the course, providing both flexibility and social distancing to adapt to COVID-19.  Jared Talbot, assistant professor of developmental biology, will still require every student to read their textbooks, write thought-prompts, take quizzes and conduct […]

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Flu shots available to UMaine employees Sept. 19

Northern Light Cutler Health Center will offer University of Maine employees covered by Cigna health insurance flu shots beginning Sept. 19. A drive-thru clinic is planned to keep the campus community safe.  Employees can schedule a visit online. A completed consent form and Cigna insurance card must be presented at the clinic to receive the […]

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Marcotte, Muscat awarded Killam Fellowships to study in Canada

University of Maine students Sarah Marcotte and Abigail Muscat earned Killam Fellowships to study in Canada during the spring 2021 semester. Marcotte, a third-year biology major, plans to study at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Muscat, a third-year marine sciences major and international affairs minor, plans to study at the University of British Columbia […]

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Coffin to serve on GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names

Mike Coffin will represent Australia on the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN). As a member of the subcommittee, the University of Maine marine geoscientist and research professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences will help define the guidelines used to name undersea features and consider […]

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Rosenbaum co-edits book of essays

Judith Rosenbaum, associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism, is co-editor of a new book of essays from Palgrave Macmillan. “Twitter, the Public Sphere, and the Chaos of Online Deliberation” provides a critical view of the nature and quality of political and civic communication on Twitter. Combining an overview of perspectives […]

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Mette co-authors article encouraging civic education to foster stronger democracy

Creating more opportunities for civic education in U.S. schools can lead to a stronger democracy. That’s the argument of a new article co-written by UMaine associate professor of educational leadership Ian Mette in the September issue of School Administrator, the journal of the School Superintendents Association (AASA). “Democratizing Schools From the Inside Out” was co-authored […]

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