Posted January 28, 2014
Rachael Joyce is a graduate civil engineering student who also co-manages and -owns Volition Ski Co. with her fiancé, Christopher Bagley. They hand-make skis out of environmentally friendly materials which are sold online, at Ski Rack Sports in Bangor, and Side Country Sports in Rockland. The company was born from Joyce and her fiancé’s hard work, creativity, and an investment from the Maine Technology Institute. Joyce also works full-time at the Maine...
Did you know that only a little over half of all doctoral students will complete their degrees? Did you know that a positive relationship with the doctoral advisor has been repeatedly found to be a significant predictor of doctoral student retention and completion?
Most faculty who advise doctoral students do so in one of two ways: Emulate their own advisor (because it was a good experience) or do the exact opposite of their own advisor (because it was a poor one). Rarely are faculty pro...
To: Department Chairs, Graduate Board Members, Graduate Coordinators, and Administrative Assistants
From: Dean Sandweiss and Associate Dean Delcourt
Date: January 7, 2014
RE: Open Nominations for 2014-15 Financial Awards
The Graduate School is currently accepting nominations for competitively-awarded fellowships, assistantships and scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year (see HERE for 2014-2015 Award Nomination Guidelines). The nomination dea...
Posted December 9, 2013
The University of Maine was well represented by eight graduate students at the 2013 Association for Canadian Studies in the United States Biennial Conference in Tampa, Florida November 19th through the 23rd. UMaine grad students presented six papers while four other students served on a panel for a round table discussion with two UMaine faculty. See the list below for participant contributions.
Bad Men and Horrible Bosses: Masculinity and the Folksongs...