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UMaine College of Education and Human Development achieves CAEP accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has granted initial-licensure accreditation to the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Maine. CAEP is the only accrediting agency for teacher preparation providers nationally recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and by the U.S. Department of Education.  “Receiving accreditation from […]

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UMaine names Presidential Award recipients

This year’s University of Maine Presidential Awards recognize outstanding achievement in teaching in the Master of Social Work program, higher education research that supports the well-being of students, and impactful community engagement affecting Mainers of all ages and sectors from agriculture to schools. Judith Josiah-Martin, a lecturer in the School of Social Work, received the […]

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Nagle named winner of Steve Gould Award for selfless service to UMaine

Margaret Nagle, senior director of public relations at the University of Maine, is the recipient of the 2021 Steve Gould Award for demonstrating superior qualities of unselfishness and compassion in service to the university and its ideals. Nagle generates stories, handles media relations, and edits UMaine Today, a magazine distributed nationwide that highlights faculty and […]

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Revitt speaks at New England Historical Association spring conference 

Matthew Revitt, an archivist at the Raymond H. Fogler Library at the University of Maine, participated in a panel titled “Documenting a Pandemic in Real Time: New England Colleges Archiving COVID-19” at the New England Historical Association’s spring conference. Revitt discussed his work building the University of Maine COVID-19 Community Archive, an online archive that […]

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UMaine, UMM alumni, graduate students named County Teachers of the Year

Alumni of the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias are among the teachers being honored as 2021 Maine County Teachers of the Year.  The Maine Department of Education and Educate Maine announced the honorees in a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, May 12. Six of the 16 teachers selected have degrees from UMaine […]

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Mills co-edits special issue of Professional Development in Education

University of Maine assistant professor of curriculum, assessment and instruction Tammy Mills is co-editor of a new two-volume special issue of the journal Professional Development in Education on the theme, “Non-linear perspectives on teacher development: complexity in professional learning and practice.” Mills and co-editors Kathryn Strom of California State University, East Bay and independent researcher […]

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UMS TRANSFORMS Event Video: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Video of Virtual Event Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Date: Friday, April 23, 2021 Time: 9 a.m.– noon On April 23, 2021, The University of Maine System (UMS) held a System-wide listening session – UMS Transforms: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The opportunity to challenge ourselves to underscore diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all […]

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Bus schedule changes through next week

Community Connector bus service in Bangor is not operating today and tomorrow, April 23–24. Service resumes April 26 with some route modifications. The route that serves Old Town will run on a Saturday schedule all of next week. Black Bear Orono Express will run Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday next week from 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Tijerina authors new book

Stefano Tijerina, lecturer in management, Maine Business School, has published his first book, “Opportunism and Goodwill: Canadian Business Expansion in Colombia, 1867–1979,” University of Toronto Press. Tijerina serves on the Canadian-American Center Executive Committee.

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Ippolito presents at international conference

Jon Ippolito, professor of new media, and new media alumnus John P. Bell presented a talk on how museums can engage a remote audience with crowdsourcing. Their talk, “The Post-Pandemic Makeover of Museums,” was part of the virtual international conference, Art, Museums and Digital Cultures, April 22–23, 2021, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal, museumdigitalcultures.weebly.com.

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