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New Wilson Center Director

The Board of Directors of the Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration and Multifaith Dialogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Rev. Rebecca Schlatter Liberty as its new director for the 2018-2019 academic year. Rev. Liberty is well-known to the Wilson Center community and was vetted by our search committee in 2017, a process from which […]

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2017-2018 SCOPE Grants Address Food Insecurity

The Wilson Center is pleased to announce the winners of our 2017-2018 SCOPE Grants. The mission of the Wilson Center’s SCOPE (Student Community Outreach Program Experience) Grants is to provide opportunities for students at the University of Maine to explore their values, to act on their concerns, and to build human connections through programs that are […]

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Spring Art Exhibit Examines Conceptions of “Home”

The Wilson Center has a new art exhibit on display this semester entitled, “#Uprooted: Some Sense of Home.” This collective community project was coordinated by Maine artist Susan Smith, who was a recipient of a 2016-2017 SCOPE Grant from the Wilson Center. Inspired by the worldwide immigrant/refugee crisis, in which so many are fleeing their […]

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Peace Writing Prize Winner Announced

The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration & Multifaith Dialogue is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize. Dorothy Clarke Wilson of Orono, Maine was an internationally known peacemaker who was committed to writing on social issues and world peace.  To encourage today’s University of Maine students to share in the commitment, […]

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2018 SCOPE Grant Application Is Open

The Wilson Center is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2018 SCOPE Community Service & Social Justice grants program. The mission of the Wilson Center’s SCOPE (Student Community Outreach Program Experience) grants is to provide opportunities for students at the University of Maine to explore their values, to act on […]

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Wilson Center Seeks Accountant

The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration & Multifaith Dialogue has a job opening for an accountant. The Wilson Center Accountant reports to the Director and averages 5 hours/week (+/-). Accountant Job Duties: Manage all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting processes including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, journal entries, and bank account […]

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Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize Topic Announced

The topic for the 2018 Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize has been announced by The Wilson Center. The year 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which is an appropriate time to reflect on his legacy. Applicants are asked to reflect on the following quote, taken from the speech […]

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Open Houses for “Along the Migrant Trails” Art Exhibit

Come and see the human side of the “immigration issue.” Now through mid-November, an art exhibit at The Wilson Center features artifacts left by migrants and collected by humanitarian groups along the Arizona/Mexico border. Learn more about the countless migrants traveling through dangerous terrain in hope of a better future, often paying for their dreams […]

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Wilson Center Meditation Group to Resume September 11th

Interested in learning more about mindfulness meditation? Looking for a community with whom to build or resume a personal practice? You are invited to join the weekly meditation group at the Wilson Center. With an initial 6 week introduction to meditation and mindfulness in the style of Thich Nhat Hanh, this group is ideal for […]

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Response to Events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Rev. Lauren Seganos Cohen, Director of the Wilson Center, released the following statement on behalf of the Wilson Center and its Board of Directors: In light of recent disturbing events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we affirm the value and dignity of people of color and minority communities, rejecting notions and acts of racism, antisemitism, intimidation, and intolerance. […]

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