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2015 Graduate School Orientation Information!

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 11:01

All New Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students are invited to attend the Graduate School's annual orientations on August 26th and 27th. The TA Orientation will be conducted in Stodder Hall on Wednesday, August 26th, and the New Graduate Student Orientation will be conducted at Neville Hall in Room 101 on Thursday, August 27th.  To RSVP, please go here. For more information please email Diana Meakem, the Orientation Coordinator.

Orientation Information & Invitation

Teaching Assistant Orientation Agenda

New Graduate Student Orientation Agenda

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AAAS Career Webinar: Careers for U.S. Scientists in Europe and China

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:33

Has the idea of living and working outside the United States ever crossed your mind? If so, this webinar, "Careers for U.S. scientists in Europe and China" is for you!

These informative presentations will provide you with insight into:

  • How to apply for funding and living expenses  
  • The pros and cons of living abroad  
  • Personal accounts from U.S. scientists who took the leap overseas  
  • Programs that fund U.S. researchers at every stage of their career  

Watch it now at your convenience!

 

Speakers (Europe):

Viktoria Bodnarova

Regional Representative, EURAXESS Links North America

"The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions offer training, mobility and career development for researchers. The actions run from 2014-2020 and have a budget of over €6 billion. They fund early-stage researchers (pre-docs with less then four years of research experience) and experienced researchers (post-docs or those with at least four years of research experience).”"

 

Michael Freeman

Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Postdoc Fellow, ETH Zurich Institute of Microbiology, Piel Lab

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Persevering in Science: Advice from Nobel Laureates Webinar

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:29

New complimentary webinar from Science:

 

Persevering in science: Advice from Nobel Laureates

 

You are invited to hear our panel of experts on June 29, 2015, in this live, online educational seminar. For more information and complimentary registration visit:  MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from "app.aaas-science.org" claiming to be webinar.sciencemag.org

 

Date: Monday, June 29, 2015

Time: 8 a.m. Pacific, 11 a.m. Eastern, 4 p.m. UK, 5 p.m. Central Europe

Duration: 1 hour

 

 

About This Webinar

 

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Stodder Hall Faculty Member in Residence Position Announcement

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 15:54

 Faculty Member in Residence

Stodder Hall

2015-16 Academic Year

The Graduate School is currently seeking a new faculty-member-in-residence to provide student service support to the resident population in the Stodder Hall graduate center.  The faculty-member-in-residence will be available to help students with housing related issues when the Graduate School office is not open, and working with the Graduate School staff, and the Graduate Student Center coordinator, s/he will help to create an integrated learning community within the Stodder Hall residence.  The faculty-member-in-residence and his/her family will receive full room/board in a 2BR apartment on the first floor of Stodder Hall during the academic year with room and partial board available for the summer.  The position is renewable based on satisfactory performance.

The faculty-member-in-residence position is open to all faculty members.  Applicants must qualify for appointment as Full Graduate Faculty (incoming full time faculty hires are automatically eligible for full grad faculty appointment for an initial term, please contact the Graduate School for process).  A strong background in student advising and relevant experience in a residence hall setting is preferred.

To apply, please send a cover letter, vita and the names of 3 references to Crystal Burgess, 5775 Stodder Hall, CAMPUS.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The appointment will begin on August 1.

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Summer Dissertation Writing Fellowship 2015

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 13:49
The Graduate School is again offering 5 summer dissertation writing fellowships. With support from Auxiliary Services and the Provost’s Fellowship Fund, each fellow will receive an office in Stodder and a $1,000 monthly stipend at the end of June, July, and August.  Please share with potential candidates. 
Applications are due at grad.awards@umit.maine.edu (subject line “Summer Diss”) by midnight June 12.  Awards will be announced on June 19.  Award recipients may occupy their office space starting June 22.   Additional information is available here.
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Retirement Reception for Dottie Poisson

Wed, 06/03/2015 - 13:48
​​Please Join the Graduate School in Honoring

Dottie A. Poisson

for her 25 years of  dedicated service,

achievement, and leadership 
to the University of Maine

 

A Retirement Reception for Dottie will be held 

Monday, June 22, 2015

2:00pm to 4:00pm*

Graduate Commons, 57 Stodder Hall

*Remarks to be made at 3:00pm

Light refreshments will be served

 

For more information please contact Crystal Burgess at crystal.burgess@maine.edu

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Graduate School Open Assistantship Position

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:05

The Graduate School is accepting applications for one (1) Graduate Assistant position within the Stodder Hall office for the 2015-2016 Academic Year.  Interested applications should review the job description and send a cover letter, resume, and two references to Crystal Burgess (crystal.burgess@maine.edu). 

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28th Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition (Hooding) Ceremony Information Available

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:51

The 28th Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition (Hooding) Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8th, 2015 from 4 to 6 pm at the Alfond Arena.  A reception in Wells Conference Center will immediately follow.  For more information please see the appropriate link below, or contact the Graduate School at umhooding@maine.edu or 207.581.3291. 

Student Information and Registration

Faculty Information

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