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Wolff among contributing authors of award-winning ‘Amateur Movie Making’ book

“Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England Film, 1915–1960,” edited by Martha J. McNamara and Karan Sheldon, received the 2018 Best Edited Collection book award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. The society is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to the study of film, television and […]

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Career Center to host International Career Day

The University of Maine Career Center will host International Career Day on April 4. An International Career Panel will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Career Center, located on the third floor of the Memorial Union. Professionals will speak about their career path and discuss the future and importance of international careers. Panelists scheduled […]

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2018 UMaine Business Challenge winners announced

The UMaine Business Challenge, presented by Business Lending Solutions, hosted the seventh annual collegiate business plan competition March 31 at the University of Maine. This year’s winners — all UMaine students — are Patrick Breeding of Zephyrus Simulations, who won the first place-prize of $5,000; Nicholas Lajoie of IoTato, who was awarded the $10,000 innovation […]

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Silver Duo to perform at Congregation B’nai Israel in Ohio

The Silver Duo, Phillip Silver and Noreen Silver of the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, will perform April 15 at the Congregation B’nai Israel in Sylvania, Ohio. The performance will be part of a community observance event for Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day, and will include music by silenced composers of the […]

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Conservation biologist, Aldo Leopold scholar to lecture at UMaine

Curt Meine, a senior fellow at The Aldo Leopold Foundation, will visit the University of Maine on April 9 and 10 to deliver a lecture on environmental resilience, and screen and discuss his role in the Emmy award-winning film “Greenfire.” His lecture, “Aldo Leopold and resilience in a time of rapid change,” will launch two […]

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Grad students visit DC to gain perspectives on fishery policy, management

Graduate students in University of Maine assistant research professor Joshua Stoll’s fisheries policy and management course traveled to Washington D.C. March 30. The students met with U.S. Sen. Angus King’s office, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sustainable Fisheries Division, and the Lenfest Ocean Program. Meeting with state, federal and nongovernmental representatives showed the students […]

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Cowan receives Steve Gould Award

Associate professor of English Laura Cowan was named the winner of the University of Maine’s 2018 Steve Gould Award. The annual award is presented to members of the UMaine community who have, by their conduct, demonstrated superior qualities of unselfishness and compassion in the course of serving UMaine and its ideals. It was created in […]

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Former administrative secretary Coates passes away

Alida Coates passed away March 27 at the age of 95. As administrative secretary in the University of Maine Political Science Department from 1972 to her retirement in 1989, Coates was an advocate for students and “guided seven professors during their respective terms as chairperson,” according to Ken Palmer, professor emeritus of political science who […]

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SPIFFY wins portfolio competition

SPIFFY, the Maine Business School’s student investment club, has won first-place in a worldwide portfolio competition. The competition was part of the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (GAME) VIII forum March 22–24 in New York City, in which 1,500 students from more than 160 colleges and universities had the opportunity to interact with industry leaders […]

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