What's New at the Graduate School

  • Posted September 23, 2010 UMaine Climate Change Institute graduate students Leigh Stearns is featured along with her advisor, glaciologist Gordon Hamilton, in a Rolling Stone Magazine story about the accelerated melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets.  Writer Ben Wallace-Wells spent time with Stearns, Hamilton and their colleagues during an expedition to Greenland.
  • Posted 9/20/10 In response to the University of Maine System's New Challenges/New Directions clarion call for significantly increasing the number of students enrolled in online degree programs, Project Seven 24/7 was proposed as The University of Maine's commitment to this goal and to its historic statewide, land-grant mission of outreach for the state of Maine. As part of a strategic University of Maine investment plan, Project Seven 24/7 proposes seven new online masters programs...
  • Posted September 14, 2010 The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a four-year grant of $1,678,000 to the University of Maine's Canadian-American Center.  The grant will support a National Resource Center on Canada and provide foreign language and area studies fellowships for graduate students studying in Canada.  For the full story from the Bangor Daily News go here.  
  • Posted August 31, 2010 Tim Garrity, a Master of Arts in History student whose focus is Maine history, has been named executive director of the Mount Desert Island Historical Society. Garrity, who lives in Somesville, served as president and CEO of Blue Hill Memorial Hospital from 2002-2008. To see the full story in the Mount Desert Islander of Garrity's accomplishment, please click here.