Northeastern Americas: Humanities Research and Education

Upcoming Humanities Issue of Maine Policy Review to be Focus of Annual Summit

The third annual Maine Humanities Summit will celebrate the upcoming issue of Maine Policy Review that features expert analysis on the dynamic intersection of the humanities and public policy in Maine. The public is invited to join the conversation and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and dinner with three of the report’s 40 authors starting at 5 […]

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William S. Cohen Institute Focusing on Leadership and Public Service

The William S. Cohen Center for International Policy and Commerce at the University of Maine has been renamed the William S. Cohen Institute for Leadership and Public Service. The new name better captures the broad range of interdisciplinary initiatives it has been involved with in recent years. The Cohen Institute is designed to model and […]

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BDN Publishes ‘My Maine Culture’ Digital Postcard Collaboration with UMHC

The Bangor Daily News published 50 digital postcards as part of its “My Maine Culture” collaboration with the University of Maine Humanities Center. The project was created to celebrate Maine’s sense of place. In December, members of the public were invited to submit a digital postcard — an image or video with accompanying text — […]

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Carnegie Foundation Classification

Carnegie Foundation Selects UMaine for 2015 Community Engagement Classification

The University of Maine is one of 240 colleges and universities in the United States selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UMaine and 156 other institutions received reclassification; 83 colleges and universities received first-time classification. In 2008, UMaine and Bates College were the first […]

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Press Herald Outlines ‘Historical Atlas of Maine’

The Portland Press Herald said the recently released “Historical Atlas of Maine” tells the state’s story with “masterful depth and visuals.” Burton Hatlen, a University of Maine English professor, poet and mentor to Stephen King, envisioned and proposed the idea for an atlas in 1997. When Hatlen died in 2008, UMaine colleagues Stephen Hornsby and […]

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Free Press, Weekly Promote Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

The Free Press in Rockland previewed the 20th annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine. Molly Neptune Parker and her grandson, George Soctomah Neptune will be two of the featured artists. The […]

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