Along the Mall

Hollie Adams longlistedfor 2020 CBC Short Story Prize

Hollie Adams, assistant professor of creative writing and Canadian literature in the Department of English, has been longlisted for the 2020 CBC Short Story Prize. Her short story “Liking It” was one of 32 finalists selected from more than 2,400 entries. The CBC Short Story prize has been awarded annually by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation […]

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Blackstone co-authors journal article on childfree women in late life

Amy Blackstone, acting associate dean for faculty affairs and interdisciplinary programs, and professor of sociology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is co-author of an article published recently in “Family Journal.” “Lived Experiences and Life Satisfaction of ChildFree Women in Late Life” is a collaboration with Brittany Stahnke and Heather Howard (Florida Atlantic […]

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LaRocque named to UPCEA board of directors

Monique LaRocque, associate provost for the Division of Lifelong Learning at the University of Maine, has been named a director at-large for a two-year term on the board of directors of UPCEA, the association for professional, continuing and online education. A news release is online.

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Mette co-authors new book on democratizing education

Ian Mette, associate professor of educational leadership in the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development, has co-authored a new book, “The Essential Renewal of America’s Schools: A Leadership Guide for Democratizing Schools from the Inside Out.” Co-written with University of Georgia professor emeritus Carl Glickman, the book provides a three-part framework for […]

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Yellow Robe to receive honorary degree

Playwright William Yellow Robe, a lecturer in English at the University of Maine, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the University of Montana. A news release is online.

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Moxley contributes essay on Robert Kelly

 Jennifer Moxley, professor in the Department of English, has contributed an essay on poet Robert Kelly to the volume “A City Full of Voices,” edited by Pierre Joris and published this spring by Contra Mundum press. The volume represents “the first substantive multi-voiced gathering of writings about one of the absolutely opulent, lavish, generous and bountiful life-works by one of the […]

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Barkan publishes new book

Steven Barkan, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, has published a new book, co-written with UMaine alum Michael Rocque (Sociology, Bates College). “Crime Prevention: Programs, Policies, and Practices” (SAGE, 2020) presents current research, perspectives, and examples that capture key crime prevention concepts, including the public health model for crime prevention.

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Villacorta publishes second edition of ‘Ciudad satélite’

Associate professor of Spanish Carlos Villacorta has published a second edition of his book of poems, “Ciudad satélite,” with the Peruvian publisher Bardoborde Ediciones. This edition includes new full-color photos not in the original collection. Carlos will read from the book at the XII International Poetry Festival: Poesía en abril in Chicago in April.

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Flanagan appointed to Education Professional Standards Board

Sara Flanagan, assistant professor of special education in the College of Education and Human Development, has been named to Maine’s Education Professional Standards Board by Gov. Janet Mills. The board advises state officials on professional growth, certification, endorsement, authorization and governance of the education profession in Maine. Flanagan will fill a seat reserved for a […]

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Ludington contributes a chapter

Zachary Rockwell Ludington, assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, contributed a chapter to a book, “Historia de un escenario. 40 años de teatro en español en la Universidad de Virginia,” commemorating 40 years of Spanish-language theatre at the University of Virginia, where Ludington completed his Ph.D. Ludington’s chapter discusses […]

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