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Allan presents at higher education conference in Chile

Elizabeth Allan, professor of higher education, spoke at Summit Internacional de Educación held in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 7–11. Allan discussed building community and dialogue in universities at the conference, held at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

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Jumars’ textbook published by Cambridge Scholars

“Viscous Flow Environments in Oceans and Inland Waters,” a textbook by Professor Emeritus Pete Jumars, has been published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Jumars says understanding how water moves is fundamental to the biology, chemistry and geology of oceans and inland waters. And while small-scale fluid dynamics is taught primarily in graduate engineering programs, Jumars says […]

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McGreavy-edited book wins environmental communication award

Bridie McGreavy was honored for co-editing a book that addresses significant questions about the relationship between communication and the environment, and has potential to influence research in the field. The University of Maine assistant professor of environmental communication received the National Communication Association’s Tarla Rai Peterson Book Award in Environmental Communication in November in Salt […]

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Robbins participates in ‘Who Gets to Tell Story?’

Rhea Cote Robbins, academic adviser and success instructor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, participated in “Who Gets to Tell Story?” telling or hearing story while conscious of the human ecology — listening to story justly with social consciousness of equality, at the Waterville Opera House, Oct. 24, in conjunction with the Colby College […]

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Gardner receives SWST Distinguished Educator Award

Douglas Gardner, professor of forest operations, bioproducts, and bioenergy, has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST). The award recognizes faculty members and instructors at a university for sustainable performance of excellence in teaching, or to recognize faculty, staff, or industry personnel for outstanding extension, engagement, and economic […]

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Hopkins named to Maple Hall of Fame

University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Kathryn Hopkins will be inducted into the Maple Hall of Fame at the International Maple Museum Centre in Croghan, New York. She will join 91 other inductees who are industry leaders and have “inestimably contributed their time, talent and leadership to the North American maple syrup industry.”

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Allan keynoting Parents Anti-Hazing Retreat Oct. 26–27

Professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan will be the keynote speaker at the Parents Anti-Hazing Retreat at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, California, Oct. 26–27. Allan will discuss her research on the prevalence of hazing on college campuses, as well as her efforts to identify research-based prevention practices.

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Dennis Cox receives Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award

Dennis Cox, professor emeritus of music, has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Marquis Who’s Who. The award recognizes Cox’s years of professional achievement and leadership in his field. Cox taught at UMaine from 1978–2014. More information about the award and a news release are online. 

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