What's New at the Graduate School

  • 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...
  • May 22, 2008   The following students and faculty were recognized at the 2008 Annual Graduate Student and Faculty Recognition Ceremony on May 9, 2008: 2008- 2009 Chase Distinguished Research Award Recipients Margaret Allan - Education Joy Giguere - History Emily Knurek - Ecology & Environmental Sciences Alexandra Kristo - Food Science & Human Nutrition Julie Ann Scott - Interdisciplinary/Communication Patrick Spinney - Electrical Engineering Blake Sturtevant - Physics...
  • Posted May 1, 2008 Laurie Pinkert, a Master of Arts student in English, was recently honored as the University of Maine's 2008 Graduate Student Employee of the Year.  Laurie was recognized for her work as a teaching assistant in the English program and as the coordinator for the Graduate School's fall orientation program.  The announcement was made during UMaine's Student Employee Appreciation Week.  Laurie's citation noted that her "many contributions to...