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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 "" claiming to be


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



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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 (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

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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 ( 

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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 or 207.581.3291. 

Student Information and Registration

Faculty Information

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Foreign Language and Areas Studies (FLAS) Summer Program

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 08:21

The Canadian-American Center is looking for students interested in a 6-week summer program to study French.   This opportunity is open to all graduate students.  For more information about this award, please go to:

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2015-2016 Award Recipients Announced

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 16:18

The University of Maine Graduate School is pleased to announce the following award recipients for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Chase Distinguished Research Assistantship (CDRA)

Kalyn Bickerman Ecology and Environmental Science Shengen Chen Electrical Engineering Amber Heller Anthropology and Environmental Policy Siglinde Langholz Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Hannah Lawrence Clinical Psychology Erik Reardon History Won Joon Song Earth and Climate Sciences Cong Tian Biomedical Science Daniel Weaver Wildlife Ecology Lisa Weeks Chemical Engineering

Michael J. Eckardt Dissertation Fellowship in MEIF Areas (Formerly MEIF)

Amanda Ellis Forest Resources Praveen Gunturi Electrical Engineering Wei-ting Hsu Mechanical Engineering Virginia McLane Biomedical Sciences Karen Stamieszkin Oceanography

Janet Waldron Dissertation Research Fellowship (JWDRF)

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FINAL EXTENSION: 2015 Graduate Student Photo Contest

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:59
The UMaine Graduate School solicits photo submissions for Graduate Student Photography Contest. The contest is open to all UMaine graduate students and will include prizes for 1st place ($100), 2nd place ($50), and 3rd place ($25) in each of two categories: grad student life and grad student research. The submission deadline has been extended until Monday, March 30, 2015.  For more information, see the guidelines and submission information.     Guidelines and Submission Information for the Photography Contest   Photography Contest Application   Photo Release Form
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