Posted May 1, 2013
Rachel Kennedy, a Doctor of Philosophy student set to graduate in the Biomedical Sciences program in August 2013, has accepted a postdoctoral position at Columbia University. She will be working in the neurobiology and neuroscience labs of Drs. Rae Silver and James Curley researching the role of immune cells called mast cells in the brain. These cells are known to defend the body against parasitic attack, and are main effector cells in allergies and asthma, but their normal ph...
Posted April 22, 2013
Master of Social Work students Leah Agren, Meagan Foss, Jennifer Koch, Alison Mitchell and their advisor Dr. Jennifer Middleton recently received the President’s Research Impact Award at the Graduate Research Exposition. The honor is awarded to the student(s) and advisor whose project best exemplifies the University of Maine mission cornerstones of teaching, research, scholarship, and outreach to the State of Maine. Their research, titled “What happens next? Exp...
Posted April 15, 2013
Joel-Michael Martin, May 2013 candidate for the Master in Human Development degree, presented his talk “24 Shades of Gray; Leadership without Easy Answers” with associate Douglas Calhoun at the February Association of Fraternal Leadership Values conference. According to their website the AFLV, “exists to stimulate the growth and development of fraternity/sorority councils, chapters, and members by promoting leadership, educational, and values based experie...
Pieter Tryzelaar, a dual student of the Master in Education in Instructional Technology and Master of Fine Art in Intermedia programs, is the April 2013 Graduate Student of the Month.
Graduate School: Where are you from originally?
Tryzelaar: I grew up in Portland. I am also a dual citizen with the Netherlands.
Graduate School: What undergraduate institution(s) did you previously attend?
Tryzelaar: I earned both an Associates and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, with a concentration in painting/vi...