Along the Mall

Sandweiss named president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi

Daniel H. Sandweiss, a professor of anthropology and climate studies at the University of Maine, was tapped to be president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society at its biennial convention. In 2020, he will be president for two years. Phi Kappa Phi was founded at UMaine in 1897 and Sandweiss is the first national […]

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Birch, Wieck to perform in Opus 288 & Friends season finale concert

University of Maine faculty members Kevin Birch, organ player and instructor of organ and harpsichord, and Anatole Wieck, violin player and professor of music, violin/viola and orchestra, will perform as part of the group Opus 288 & Friends in a season finale concert for St. John’s Organ Society’s 26th season. The group will perform Josef […]

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The Qualitative Report publishes research by De Urioste-Stone, Daigle, Silka

University of Maine faculty members Sandra De Urioste-Stone, an assistant professor of nature-based tourism, John Daigle, an associate professor of forest recreation management, and Linda Silka, a senior fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, were co-investigators on the study, “Understanding the Perceived Effectiveness of Applying the Visitor Experience and Resource […]

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Sporer receives award for journal article

Karyn Sporer of the University of Maine Department of Sociology and Paige Toller of the School of Communication at the University of Nebraska have received the Rose B. Johnson Southern Communication Journal Article of the Year Award, 2018, presented by the Southern States Communication Association, for their March 23, 2017 article: “Family Identity Disrupted by Mental […]

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Machado’s food safety research highlighted by Penn State News

Penn State News highlighted research led by Robson Machado, a food science specialist and assistant extension professor with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Machado was a doctoral student at Pennsylvania State University while conducting the research, which investigated the sanitation, personal hygiene and food safety practices at 17 small-scale cheesemaking businesses to inform better […]

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Tajvidi receives TAPPI Nanotechnology Mid-Career Award

Mehdi Tajvidi, an assistant professor of renewable nanomaterials in the School of Forest Resources, received the TAPPI Nanotechnology Mid-Career Award at the 2018 TAPPI International Conference for Nanotechnology of Renewable Materials in Madison, Wisconsin June 13. The award is intended to recognize an individual  who has made outstanding contributions to advance nanotechnology of renewable material […]

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Huguenard, Jain receive Maine ASCE awards

Kimberly Huguenard, assistant professor in ocean and marine engineering, and Shaleen Jain, associate professor of civil engineering, were honored at the annual awards ceremony of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Maine Section. Jain, who is also a faculty fellow at the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, received the Civil Engineer of the Year […]

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Pawling receives Canadian Historical Association prize

Micah Pawling, assistant professor of Native American studies and history, received the 2018 Canadian Historical Association’s prize for the best journal article in indigenous history in 2017: “Wəlastəkwey (Maliseet) Homeland: Waterscapes and Continuity within the Lower St. John River Valley, 1784–1900,” published in Acadiensis, vol. XLVI, no. 2 (Summer/Autumn 2017): 5–34. One member of the […]

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