Students in the Spotlight
Dan Flannery, a student in the Intermedia MFA program, won Grand Prize Award in John Lennon Songwriting Contest
Posted March 2, 2009
Dan Flannery, a student in the Intermedia MFA program has won a Grand Prize Award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Flannery's song "One Wasn't Enough" won in the Children's category, and can be described as 'a catchy tune with funny lyrics.' He is also a finalist for both the Lennon Award, and the Maxell Song of the Year that will award $20,000 (winners to be announced in July 2009). To listen to Flannery's song, and see a listing of other category winners, please click here.
Master student in Civil Engineering, Daniel Alvarez, recently recognized by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)
Posted February 13th, 2009 - A Master of Science student in Civil Engineering, Daniel Alvarez was recently recognized by the American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) for his research at UMaine's Advanced Structures & Composites Center (AEWC). Alvarez, along with Dr. Roberto Lopez-Anido, Dr. William Davids, and AEWC Director Habib Dagher were acknowledged for having the best technical paper in the green composites track.
Gabriella D'Italia, MFA Intermedia student, selected for the first National Biennial Exhibition of MFA Students
Posted February 10, 2009
Gabriella D'Italia, a MFA Intermedia student has been selected for the first National Biennial Exhibition of MFA Students for her piece Gold Quilts. The Imaging Desire: Aegis First Biennial Graduate Student Exhibition will be shown in Gallery X at the Hite Art Institute at the University of Louisville, KY from February 12th to March 21st.
Posted January 16th, 2009 - MFA graduate student Dan Flannery was featured in a Bangor Daily News story on January 9, 2009 for the songs he and his brother Mike have written and recorded for kids. Flannery recently won two 2008 Children's Music Awards.