Humanities Center

BDN shares McGillicuddy Humanities Center event with Rhiannon Giddens

The Bangor Daily News shared that the University of Maine Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center and the Collins Center for the Arts will host a free public lecture with Grammy, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur “Genius” grant winner Rhiannon Giddens and conversation with trumpet professor Jack Burt at 1 p.m. on Sept. 23 in the […]

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Brenna Jones: UMaine student recontextualizes the housing crisis 

Brenna Jones of Mount Desert, Maine, spent her high school years either unhoused or precariously housed in the greater Bangor area with little to no support from adults. At times, she lived in her car, in which she kept all of her belongings; couch-surfed or slept in dorm rooms at Husson University. She kept food […]

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McGillicuddy Humanities Center welcomes four new undergraduate fellows for fall 2022

This semester, the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) welcomes four new undergraduate research fellows for the next two semesters: Bell Gellis Morais, Brenna Jones, Paige McHatten and Donald Patten. This new cohort will join current fellows Benjamin Allen, April Messier, Tom Pinette and Sherralyn Robbins, who are finalizing their research in fall 2022. […]

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BDN highlights UMaine art students creating materials for edible landscape project

The Bangor Daily News highlighted University of Maine art students creating outreach materials for a project to introduce native berry, nut, seed and fruit-producing plants to Bangor Land Trust preserves. Students are crafting signage, lesson plans and illustrations about the edible plants being introduced to the preserves. The outreach effort is a collaboration between the […]

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