Posted January 28, 2014
Rachael Joyce is a graduate civil engineering student who also co-manages and -owns Volition Ski Co. with her fiancé, Christopher Bagley. They hand-make skis out of environmentally friendly materials which are sold online, at Ski Rack Sports in Bangor, and Side Country Sports in Rockland. The company was born from Joyce and her fiancé’s hard work, creativity, and an investment from the Maine Technology Institute. Joyce also works full-time at the Maine...
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 three categories: grad student life, grad student research, and grad student teaching. Submissions are due on Monday, March 17, 2014. For more information, see the guidelines and submission information.
Guidelines and Submission Information...
Did you know that only a little over half of all doctoral students will complete their degrees? Did you know that a positive relationship with the doctoral advisor has been repeatedly found to be a significant predictor of doctoral student retention and completion?
Most faculty who advise doctoral students do so in one of two ways: Emulate their own advisor (because it was a good experience) or do the exact opposite of their own advisor (because it was a poor one). Rarely are faculty pro...
To: Department Chairs, Graduate Board Members, Graduate Coordinators, and Administrative Assistants
From: Dean Sandweiss and Associate Dean Delcourt
Date: January 7, 2014
RE: Open Nominations for 2014-15 Financial Awards
The Graduate School is currently accepting nominations for competitively-awarded fellowships, assistantships and scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year (see HERE for 2014-2015 Award Nomination Guidelines). The nomination dea...