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Philip Edelman

Edelman named co-recipient of Music Educator of the Year award

Philip Edelman, University of Maine assistant professor of music education in the Division of Music in the School of Performing Arts, has been named co-recipient of the Music Educator of the Year award at a virtual ceremony hosted last week by the Maine Music Educators Association (MMEA).  The other co-recipient of the Music Educator of […]

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Altvater, Cedor, Prevost, Reardon selected McGillicuddy Humanities Center fellows

University of Maine students Nolan Altvater, Hailey Cedor, Nola Prevost and Katherine Reardon have been named the fall 2020–spring 2021 Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) undergraduate fellows.  Fellows receive $4,000 a semester for two consecutive semesters while they work on their chosen humanities projects and serve as humanities ambassadors to peers, the campus […]

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Labeling bottles

State partnership overcomes urgent shortage of key N95 mask testing materials

The University of Maine has manufactured more than 2,200 bottles of testing solutions required to perform aerosol fit tests of N95 masks in accordance with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration protocols for testing Personal Protective Equipment. Maine public sector enforcement guidance requires that state and local government health care employers perform an initial qualitative fit test for […]

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Food waste in a garbage can

Combating organic waste a goal for Maine Food Production Leadership Council

Helping Maine businesses find food waste solutions is the focus of the Maine Food Production Leadership Council, developed as part of a collaborative project led by a team of University of Maine students and faculty in connection with the Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions. Susanne Lee, executive-in-residence at the Maine Business School […]

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Doug Allen

Allen named 2020 Gould Award winner

Professor of philosophy Doug Allen, who is internationally recognized for his lifelong civil rights, peace and social justice scholarship, teaching and activism, is the recipient of the 2020 Steve Gould Award. The award was created in 1981 by the family and friends of Steve Gould in memory of “a man of honest and passionate concern […]

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Fogler Library

2020 Presidential Awards announced

Two faculty members in the School of Marine Sciences and one in the College of Engineering are the recipients of 2020 Presidential Awards at the University of Maine. Sara Lindsay, associate professor of marine sciences, received the Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award. Bob Steneck, professor of marine sciences, received the Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award. […]

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Alumni Hall

Four inaugural Presidential Fellows named

Four faculty and staff members have been named University of Maine Presidential Fellows in a new leadership program launched by President Joan Ferrini-Mundy to advance three themes tied to UMaine’s strategic plan — fostering learner success and research learning; research-practice partnerships; and telling the UMaine story. The themes for 2019–20 are designed to engender universitywide […]

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