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Robert Freeman, doctoral student in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, awarded best student paper prize at the recent Transatlantic Land Use Conference held in Washington, DC.
Posted February 14, 2008
Robert Freeman, a doctoral student in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, was awarded the best student paper prize at the recent Transatlantic Land Use Conference held in Washington, DC. Additional information is available in the September edition of Network07, the Northeast Rural Development quarterly newsletter that can be viewed HERE. Freeman's advisors include Prof. Kathleen Bell in the School of Economics.
Robert "BJ" Kitchin, doctoral student in Interdisciplinary Studies, recently named recipient of American Public Health Association’s DisAbility Forum Student Member Award
Posted February 14, 2008
Robert "BJ" Kitchin, a doctoral student in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Teaching Assistant in Disability Studies, was recently named the recipient of the American Public Health Association’s DisAbility Forum Student Member Award. The award is presented each year to one college student in the United States who has contributed promising work to advance the health and quality of life of people with disabilities. The American Public Health Association is one of the nation’s largest public health associations. "BJ is a role model and ambassador who puts disability studies in the forefront of student’s minds," says Elizabeth DePoy, coordinator of interdisciplinary disability studies at the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies.
Posted October 30th, 2007
Joy Giguere, a doctoral student in History, had her article entitled "Virtuous Women, Useful Men, & Lovely Children: Epitaph Language and the Construction of Gender and Social Status in Cumberland County, Maine, 1720-1820" published in the recent edition of Markers.
Jenna Morency, master's student in History, awarded a Fulbright grant to research plight of U.S. citizens imprisoned by British Forces in 1839
Posted October 30, 2007
Jenna Morency, currently a Master's student in History at the University of Maine and a recent 2007 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to research the plight of U.S. citizens imprisoned by British forces at a Tasmanian penal colony in 1839 for their participation in the Canadian Rebellion. More information is available HERE.