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Grant, Springuel to present at National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium

Maine Sea Grant marine Extension professionals Kristen Grant and Natalie Springuel will present at the fifth National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 14–17. Grant will present on her sabbatical research on community engagement in planning for coastal flooding. Springuel is part of a team documenting the National Working Waterfront Network’s […]

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UMaine well-represented at annual Society for American Archaeology meeting

The University of Maine was again well-represented at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA), held in Washington, D.C. from April 11–15. Alice Kelley, a geoarchaeologist and instructor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences, Climate Change Institute (CCI), and Anthropology Department, co-organized the session, “Shell Middens: Formation, Function, Survey and […]

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Education faculty, grad students to participate in AERA annual meeting

Faculty and graduate students from the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development will travel to New York City for the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Scholars from around the world and various educational disciplines will share and discuss their research at the April 13–17 conference. Here’s a look at […]

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Wolff among contributing authors of award-winning ‘Amateur Movie Making’ book

“Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England Film, 1915–1960,” edited by Martha J. McNamara and Karan Sheldon, received the 2018 Best Edited Collection book award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. The society is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to the study of film, television and […]

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Silver Duo to perform at Congregation B’nai Israel in Ohio

The Silver Duo, Phillip Silver and Noreen Silver of the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, will perform April 15 at the Congregation B’nai Israel in Sylvania, Ohio. The performance will be part of a community observance event for Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day, and will include music by silenced composers of the […]

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Lyon’s article on malaria in Ethiopian Highlands tapped as 2017 highlight

Environmental Research Letters has selected the article “Temperature suitability for malaria climbing the Ethiopian Highlands” by Bradfield Lyon and co-authors for its Highlights of 2017 collection. The 30 articles were chosen on the basis of reviewer and editor endorsement, as well as significance, scientific impact and breadth of appeal. Lyon is an associate research professor […]

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Barkan published in journal, will present at conference

Sociology professor Steven Barkan and UMaine alumnus Michael Rocque, now a sociology professor at Bates College, have published “Socioeconomic Status and Racism as Fundamental Causes of Street Criminality” in the journal Critical Criminology. This paper has led the authors to be invited to present at the annual conference of the Interdisciplinary Association for Public Health […]

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Socolow named 2018 Broadcast Historian for book ‘Six Minutes in Berlin’

Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, was named the 2018 Broadcast Historian by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation for his book, “Six Minutes in Berlin.” The LABF supports a broadcast archive housed at the University of Maryland, College Park. Socolow plans to donate a copy of […]

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Dryer receives 2018 CCCC Technical Scientific and Communication Award

Dylan Dryer, associate professor of composition studies, has received the 2018 CCCC Technical Scientific and Communication Award from the National Council of Teachers of English for his article, “Measuring Quality, Evaluating Curricular Change: A 7-Year Assessment of Undergraduate Business Student Writing.” The article appeared in Volume 31 Issue 2 of the Journal of Business and […]

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Rondeau publishes new book on political journal published in Quebec during 1960s

Frédéric Rondeau, an assistant professor of French and assistant director of the Canadian-American Center, has co-written a new book, “Avec ou sans Parti pris. Le legs d’une revue,” Montreal, Éditions Nota bene, collection Grise, 2018, 460 p. The book by Rondeau, Gilles Dupuis, Karim Larose and Robert Schwartzwald focuses on the political journal Parti pris […]

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