Along the Mall

Boss named Fellow of The Oceanography Society

University of Maine professor of oceanography Emmanuel Boss, an internationally recognized researcher in ocean biogeochemistry and phytoplankton ecology, has been selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. Boss was cited for his “contributions to and his leadership in ocean optics and its use in mapping biogeochemical processes in the ocean, for his inspirational teaching, […]

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UMaine graduate student receives national award from the American Chemical Society

Md. Ikramul Hasan, a master’s student in the School of Forest Resources, is the recipient of a 2021 Younger Chemist Leadership Development Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) The award will enable Hasan to attend a leadership development workshop at the ACS’s Annual Leaders’ Conference. The Society grants 15 of the awards nationwide each year. […]

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Sociology journal article earns 2020 Outstanding Contribution Award

The Division of Biopsychosocial Criminology of the American Society of Criminology awarded Steve Barkan, a University of Maine professor emeritus of sociology, and alumnus Michael Rocque, associate professor of sociology at Bates College, the 2020 Outstanding Contribution Award for their article titled “Socioeconomic Status and Racism as Fundamental Causes of Street Criminality,” which was published […]

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Calhoun receives one of NRCM’s 2020 Conservation Leadership Award

Aram Calhoun, a University of Maine professor of wetlands ecology, received a 2020 Conservation Leadership Award from the Natural Resources Council of Maine for her significant, long-lasting contributions to protecting the nature of Maine. Calhoun’s research focuses on vernal pool ecology and conservation, and wetland ecology. Learn more about the award on the council’s website. 

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Michaud contributes to book about theology, ecology and COVID-19

Derek Michaud, coordinator of the religious and Judaic studies programs at the University of Maine, contributed the essay, “The Multidimensional Unity of Life, Theology, Ecology, and COVID-19,” to the book “Pandemic, Ecology and Theology: Perspectives on COVID-19,” edited by Alexander J.B. Hamilton (Routledge, 2020). In the essay, the philosophy lecturer argues that efforts to address […]

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Neiman co-edits special issues of Romantic Textualities 

Elizabeth Neiman, an associate professor in English and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program, co-edited a special issue of the journal Romantic Textualities: Literature and Print Culture, 1780–1840 with Tina Morin, head of English at the University of Limerick. The issue was dedicated to the popular London printing house Minerva, which brought an unprecedented […]

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Marrs teaches master class to Singapore music conservatory students

Stuart Marrs, a professor of percussion in the University of Maine Division of Music in the School of Performing Arts, delivered a remote master class on timpani to percussion studies students at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore on Nov. 4. “This was, indeed, a master class given by a master!” said […]

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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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