What's New at the Graduate School

  • March 5, 2009 Director of Student and Administrative Support Services, Andrea Gifford received the 'University of Maine Graduate Dean's Recognition Award for Extraordinary Service to Graduate Studies at the University of Maine' at the Graduate Board Meeting in February.  Gifford serves as a liaison for current graduate students searching for assistance with non-academic related issues.  To contact Andrea Gifford, you may do so via email,  phone 207-581-4031, or in...
  • 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 so...
  • March 2, 2009 The Graduate School and the Intermedia MFA program is proud to announce that MFA in Intermedia student Dan Flannery received a Grand Prize Award in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Flannery won in the Children's category for his song "One Wasn't Enough," a catchy tune with funny lyrics that simultaneously offer an insightful commentary on our culture of consumption. As a Grand Prize Winner Flannery is also a finalist for both the Lennon Award and the Ma...
  • February 25, 2009 Assistant Professor of Higher Education Dr. Susan K. Gardner's recent research reveals UMaine Doctoral students complete their programs at higher rates than the national average.  Dr. Gardner who studies student success and retention at the doctoral level, has spent the past nine months analyzing data for nearly 1,500 doctoral students who have been enrolled since 1990. A full list of Dr. Gardner's publications can be found here.