What's New at the Graduate School

  • July 17, 2008   On behalf of the awards selection committee (Thane Fremouw, Dianne Hoff, Mario Teisl, Senthil Vel, Dan Sandweiss, and Scott Delcourt), the Graduate School is pleased to announce the very first recipients of the University of Maine Doctoral Research Fellowships. The six fellows were selected out of an extremely competitive pool of 32 nominees. The awards committee found all the individuals who applied to be outstanding graduate students - certainly among the best and br...
  • Posted July 2nd, 2008 Shannon Risk is a 2008-2009 Fullbright Fellow. Shannon's Dissertation Title is: "In Order to Establish Justice": The Nineteenth-Century Woman Suffrage Movement in Maine and New Brunswick Her study will explore whether or not the U.S.-Canadian border loomed large in the formation of nineteenth-century women's political struggle to attain the vote. This project will also demonstrate that, despite the formation of female political organizations in the m...
  • Posted May 23, 2008 Kurt Rademaker, a  Interdisciplinary Studies Ph.D. candidate in Quaternary archaeology, recently received two national awards: the Kellogg Award for geoarchaeological research from the Society for American Archaeology, and the Claude C. Albritton Award for geoarchaeological research from the Geological Society of America. The Society for American Archaeology is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation and protection of the archaeologica...
  • May 22, 2008   The Graduate School is currently seeking its very first faculty-member-in-residence to provide student service support to the resident population in the new Stodder Hall graduate residence. The faculty-member-in-residence will be available to help students with housing-related issues when the Graduate School office is not open, and working with the Graduate School staff, and the Graduate Student Center coordinator, s/he will help to create an integrated learning communi...