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‘Archival Outlook’ publishes story on UMaine COVID-19 community archive

The September/October edition of “Archival Outlook” featured a story about the University of Maine COVID-19 Community Archive. The article was written by Matthew Revitt, Fogler Library Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist, and details the efforts to capture the experiences of the UMaine community as they navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic. “Archival Outlook” is published by […]

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McKillen gives lecture on Irish suffragist

Elizabeth McKillen, Adelaide and Alan Bird Professor of History, gave a Zoom lecture, “Transatlantic Subversive? Irish Nationalist and Suffragist Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s American Lecture Tours, 1916–1923” on Oct. 1. The lecture was sponsored by the Bangor Celtic Crossroads Festival and the Bangor Public Library. Among the audience members were three surprise guests from Ireland, including […]

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Coffin to serve on GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names

Mike Coffin will represent Australia on the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN). As a member of the subcommittee, the University of Maine marine geoscientist and research professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences will help define the guidelines used to name undersea features and consider […]

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Rosenbaum co-edits book of essays

Judith Rosenbaum, associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication and Journalism, is co-editor of a new book of essays from Palgrave Macmillan. “Twitter, the Public Sphere, and the Chaos of Online Deliberation” provides a critical view of the nature and quality of political and civic communication on Twitter. Combining an overview of perspectives […]

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Grew guest editor of special edition of Elements magazine

Edward Grew, University of Maine research professor of Earth sciences, is co-guest editor, with Robert Bowell and Philip Pogge von Strandmann, of a special edition of Elements, focused on lithium. Elements is an international magazine of mineralogy, geochemistry and petrology. The August issue also features an article by Grew, “The Minerals of Lithium.” Grew and […]

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NSFA faculty awards announced

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture announced that Jacquelyn Gill, associate professor of terrestrial paleoecology, Kelly Jaksa, lecturer and coordinator of the Bachelor of Social Work program, and Brian McGill, professor of biological sciences, have been recognized with faculty awards for 2020. Gill received the Outstanding Public Service Award, Jaksa was recognized with […]

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Barkan receives two honors from Textbook and Academic Authors Association

Steven Barkan, professor and interim chair, Department of Sociology, has received two honors from Textbook and Academic Authors Association. He received the Pynn-Silverman Lifetime Achievement Award and was named to the TAA Council of Fellows. The Pynn-Silverman Lifetime Achievement Award was established to honor individuals whose achievements over a career of devoted effort and service, […]

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Klimis-Zacas receives Musgrave Public Health Award

Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, professor of clinical nutrition in the School of Food and Agriculture, was awarded the Katherine O. Musgrave Public Health Award by the Maine Nutrition Council. The award recognizes outstanding work in nutrition policy, education or research. Klimis-Zacas will be recognized for her achievement at the Council’s annual conference on Nov. 18 in Bar […]

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