What's New at the Graduate School

  • The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application period is now open! NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study in science or engineering and leads to a...
  • 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 Churchi...
  • Posted April 29, 2014 Stephanie Leonard, 2014 candidate for the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree, recently received the Quimby Family Foundation Fellowship. Leonard teaches art for the Bangor School System and also has a Master in Education degree from UMaine. The fellowship, which takes place at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Deer Isle, Maine, is awarded annually to Maine art educators based on a submitted portfolio of work. The school offers intensive studio-based wo...
  • On April 9th, 2014, at the Annual Banquet of the Pulp and Paper Foundation, Dr. David Neivandt received the Joseph M. Genco Award for his stellar research, teaching, and service. Dr. Neivandt is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of UMaine's Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering.   Award Citation: The Joseph M. Genco Award for Pulp and Paper Industry Support is given annually to the University of Maine employee who has demonstrated exemplary support of...