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Literacy professors publish ‘The Golfer’s Workbook’

University of Maine literacy professors Richard Kent and Ken Martin have a new book, “The Golfer’s Workbook,” published as part of the National Writing Project’s Athletes Writing series. Kent and Martin are both former directors of the Maine Writing Project, which is a site of the National Writing Project. A longer release on the book […]

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UMaine Extension’s Savoie earns national distinguished service award

University of Maine Cooperative Extension educator Kathy Savoie was honored at the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences’ 2018 annual session Sept. 24–27 in San Antonio, Texas. Savoie received the Distinguished Service Award, the highest award presented by the group, for making a significant impact on revitalizing the art and science of food […]

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Article co-written by Blackstone among top sociology journal downloads in 2017

A journal article co-written by Amy Blackstone, a sociology professor at the University of Maine, was included in the American Sociological Association’s list of top 50 journal downloads in 2017. “Sexual Harassment, Workplace Authority, and the Paradox of Power” by Blackstone, Heather McLaughlin and Christopher Uggen ranked fourth on the list with 6,773 downloads. The […]

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Fernandez to participate in climate change panel

Ivan Fernandez, a University of Maine professor of soil science and forest resources and cooperating professor in the Climate Change Institute, will participate in a panel discussion titled “Losing Winter: Climate Change in Ski Country and What We Can Do About It.” The panel, sponsored by the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, will be held at 3 […]

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Doty scholarship recipient, to present research at annual COPIS conference

Jon Doty, who earned an Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of Maine in May 2018, was given the annual Arthur Blumberg/Edward Pajak Award by the Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision (COPIS). The scholarship provides funds for doctoral students to travel and present at COPIS events. Doty will present his research titled “Teacher […]

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UMaine student to present at national Québec studies conference

University of Maine student Katherine Wing will present her research paper, “The Catholic Church: Social Center of the Franco-American,” at the 2018 American Council for Québec Studies (ACQS) Biennial Conference in November. Wing is a senior pursuing a bachelor of university studies degree with minors in Franco-American studies and Canadian studies. Wing’s research is focused […]

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Shaler to represent the United States on international forestry research council

Stephen Shaler, director of the School of Forest Resources and professor of wood science at the University of Maine, was selected to represent the United States in the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). The IUFRO is a unique global network for voluntary forest science cooperation. Members include scientists, decision makers, and stakeholders who […]

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Barkan publishes new book

Steven Barkan, professor and interim chair, Sociology, Race, Crime, and Justice: The Continuing American Dilemma, New York: Oxford University Press (2018).

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Journal of Extension publishes piece by Wilson, Lobley, Kranich

The Journal of Extension’s Special Issue on Innovation 2018 (Sept. 2018, Vol. 56, No. 5) published an article by University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff members Laura Wilson and Gregory Kranich, 4-H science youth development professionals, and Jennifer Lobley, an Extension professor of volunteer development and 4-H. The title of the article is “Follow a […]

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