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Graduate School Picnic for Graduate Faculty, Staff, Students, and their Families

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 08:54

The Graduate School is pleased to invite all graduate faculty, support staff, graduate students and their families to the Annual Graduate School Picnic on September 25, 2014 from 4-6PM on the Stodder Hall Patio (East side).  The event will be held rain or shine.  Please contact us if you have any questions.

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2014 Graduate School Orientation Information

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:05

All New Graduate Teaching Assistants and New Graduate Students are invited to attend the Graduate School's Annual Orientations on August 27th and 28th. The TA Orientation will be conducted in Stodder Hall on Wednesday, August 27th, and the New Graduate Student Orientation will be conducted at Neville Hall in Room 101 on Thursday, August 28th.  Please continue to check here for updated agendas (below). 

Orientation Invitation

New Teaching Assistant Orientation Agenda

New Graduate Student Orientation Agenda

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Dr. Dan Tillapaugh, Presenting a Webinar on the Higher Education Program at UMaine

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:00

On Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. EST, Dr. Dan Tillapaugh will be presenting a program overview webinar for prospective students interested in learning more about the Higher Education program at UMaine.  Interested students should visit:

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2014 Recognition Ceremony Speeches: Honorary Guest Dan Churchill and GSG President Jeffrey Falvey

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 13:23

Dan Churchill’s speech to the Graduate Faculty and Student Recognition Ceremony (aka the Hooding Ceremony) on May 9, 2014.

Dan Churchill is a 1963 Engineering Physics graduate of the University who has had a distinguished career in government service and business. Over the last decade, Dan and his wife Betty have provided critically important resources and inspiration to graduate students in the Climate Change Institute and the School of Policy and International Affairs through the Churchill Exploration Fund and the Churchill Internship Fund. Not only were these programs beautifully conceived to leverage maximum impact, Dan has also been deeply interested in the students and their work. In several cases at least they have become good friends, and Dan’s interest has been hugely encouraging. Dan has also given tremendous time and effort as the Chair of the School of Policy and International Affairs Advisory Board, a group of outstanding individuals who have enhanced the SPIA program immensely under Dan’s leadership.

This is a wonderful occasion – you are being hooded today, and very well deserved that is.  It is also a wonderful opportunity for me, as hooding cannot be finished until I have talked at you for a few minutes. 

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