Along the Mall

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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The French Review publishes interview with Cote Robbins

An interview with Rhea Cote Robbins, an academic adviser and success instructor, as well as an adjunct assistant professor, appears in The French Review, May 2018 — Volume 91.4. “On Being a French Heritage Woman in America Today: An Interview with Rhea Côté Robbins,” was written by Elizabeth Blood. In the interview, Cote Robbins, founder […]

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Comins book nominated for literature award

Columbia University Press nominated “The Traveler’s Guide to Space” by University of Maine Professor of Physics and Astronomy Neil Comins for the Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award from the American Astronautical Society.

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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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