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Clas Academic Council Members And Meeting Schedule, 2020-2021, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences, University Of Maine Dec 2021

Clas Academic Council Members And Meeting Schedule, 2020-2021, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences, University Of Maine

General University of Maine Publications

The College for Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Academic Council Schedule for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021, includes list of council members. The Academic Council reviews all faculty proposals for new course proposals, course modifications, and modifications to curriculum.


Greater Belief In Science Predicts Mask-Wearing Behavior During Covid-19, Morgan D. Stosic, Shelby Helwig, Mollie A. Ruben Jul 2021

Greater Belief In Science Predicts Mask-Wearing Behavior During Covid-19, Morgan D. Stosic, Shelby Helwig, Mollie A. Ruben

Teaching, Learning & Research Documents

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic impacted both the physical and psychological aspects of people's lives. Personality traits are one of the factors that explain the diverse responses to stressful situations. This study aimed to investigate whether five-factor and maladaptive personality traits are associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms, suicide risk, self-reported COVID-19 symptoms, and preventive behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic, comprehensively.


Mechanistic Understanding Of Innate And Adaptive Immune Responses In Sars-Cov-2 Infection, Mumtaz Y. Balkhi Jul 2021

Mechanistic Understanding Of Innate And Adaptive Immune Responses In Sars-Cov-2 Infection, Mumtaz Y. Balkhi

Teaching, Learning & Research Documents

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections have triggered global pandemic that continue to impact adversely human health. New understanding has emerged about the innate and adaptive immune responses elicited in SARS-CoV-2 infection. The understanding of innate immune responses generated in hosts early in SARS-CoV-2 infection is vital for treatment efforts. Antiviral cytokines are released by innate immune cells in response to viral infections that play a pivotal role in limiting viral replication, pathology and generating optimal adaptive immune responses alongside the long-term memory responses against reinfections. One aspect of innate immune response generated against SARS-CoV-2 in vivo ...


Campus Recreation_Call For Artists, University Of Maine Campus Recreation Jul 2021

Campus Recreation_Call For Artists, University Of Maine Campus Recreation

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Screenshot of University of Maine Campus Recreation webpage with a call for artists to design a banner to showcase Campus Recreation’s statement for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the New Balance Recreation Center and/or Maine Bound Adventure Center.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Harkins Discusses Remote Work Outlook On ‘Maine Calling’, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications Jun 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Harkins Discusses Remote Work Outlook On ‘Maine Calling’, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding Jason Harkins, associate dean of the Maine Business School at the University of Maine, appeared on Maine Public Radio’s “Maine Calling” to discuss the future of remote work as Maine employers and employees return to their offices.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Butler Argues Unemployment Benefits Not Hindering Economic Recovery In Bdn Column, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications Jun 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Butler Argues Unemployment Benefits Not Hindering Economic Recovery In Bdn Column, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding Sandy Butler, director of the School of Social Work at the University of Maine, argued that unemployment benefits extended during the pandemic are not delaying economic recovery in a Bangor Daily News column.


Academic Affairs Fall Planning Update, John C. Volin Jun 2021

Academic Affairs Fall Planning Update, John C. Volin

Provost Office

Email updates from John C. Volin, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Maine regarding planing for the 2021 Fall Semester.


Umaine Office For Diversity And Inclusion_It's Pride Month, Y'All! Email, University Of Maine Office For Diversity And Inclusion Jun 2021

Umaine Office For Diversity And Inclusion_It's Pride Month, Y'All! Email, University Of Maine Office For Diversity And Inclusion

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Email from the UMaine Office for Diversity and Inclusion with various details of the Office's work and events related Pride Month.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Wvii Talks With Lieberthal About Disease Superspreader Prediction, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications Jun 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Wvii Talks With Lieberthal About Disease Superspreader Prediction, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding WVII (Channel 7) speaking with Brandon Lieberthal, a University of Maine research associate in the School of Biology and Ecology, about the development of a mathematical model that can be used to identify potential superspreader locations and to predict the efficacy of mitigation strategies.


Teaching News Literacy During A Pandemic: Adapting To The Virtual Learning Environment, R. Alan Berry, Jennifer L. Bonnet, Judith E. Rosenbaum May 2021

Teaching News Literacy During A Pandemic: Adapting To The Virtual Learning Environment, R. Alan Berry, Jennifer L. Bonnet, Judith E. Rosenbaum

Library Staff Publications

In the fall of 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic shuttered universities and sent much of higher education online, a team of media and information literacy experts at the University of Maine sought meaningful ways to collaboratively teach news literacy from a distance.

The result of their efforts was a weeklong virtual program, Friend, Enemy, or Frenemy? A News Literacy Challenge, open to anyone with an internet connection and an email address. This approach to remote learning scaffolded multiple literacies (critical media, news, and information) into five days, as participants examined different aspects of news production and consumption. The overall objective ...


Covid-19_Umaine News_Umaine Researchers Develop New Model For Predicting Superspreader Events In An Epidemic, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Umaine Researchers Develop New Model For Predicting Superspreader Events In An Epidemic, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine News press release regarding two researchers with the School of Biology and Ecology at the University of Maine developing a new model for quantifying the potential for the spread of disease across diverse environments and among varied population densities during an epidemic.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Maine Public Reports Increasing Out-Of-State Enrollment At Umaine, Ums Campuses, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Maine Public Reports Increasing Out-Of-State Enrollment At Umaine, Ums Campuses, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding a story about out-of-state students applying to Maine colleges and universities, Maine Public shared University of Maine System data about enrollment at six of the seven campuses in the system, including the University of Maine, from 2019–2021.


Covid-19 President_Covid-19 Health And Safety Updates For Umaine, Umaine Machias Communities, Joan Ferrini-Mundy May 2021

Covid-19 President_Covid-19 Health And Safety Updates For Umaine, Umaine Machias Communities, Joan Ferrini-Mundy

Office of the President

Updates from Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine President, providing details of changes to University of Maine System’s COVID-19 health and safety guidance regarding face coverings, physical distancing, general group size limits on campuses, and in offices and facilities statewide.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Penobscot Times Shares Announcement Of Extraordinary Impact Award, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Penobscot Times Shares Announcement Of Extraordinary Impact Award, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding The Penobscot Times shared a University of Maine news release announcing that the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at UMaine received the inaugural Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact. Since February 2020, the EOC has provided and coordinated the COVID-19 response for UMaine and the University of Maine at Machias.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Trostel Discusses Future Of Movie Theaters With Wabi, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Trostel Discusses Future Of Movie Theaters With Wabi, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding Philip Trostel, a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Maine, speaking with WABI (Channel 5) about the future of movie theaters in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Bdn Advances Maginnis’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Appearance, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Bdn Advances Maginnis’ ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Appearance, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding the Bangor Daily News highlighting University of Maine virologist Melissa Maginnis’ appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The program, which dealt with COVID-19 vaccine information.


Ums_Community Guidance_Everyone - Together For Maine_University Of Maine System And Campuses 2021 General Operations, University Of Maine System May 2021

Ums_Community Guidance_Everyone - Together For Maine_University Of Maine System And Campuses 2021 General Operations, University Of Maine System

Community Guidance

Screenshot of University of Maine System Coronavirus Disease Community Guidance concerning "University of Maine System and campuses 2021 general operations".


Covid-19_Umaine News_Umaine Eoc Receives Inaugural Black Bear Award For Extraordinary Impact, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Umaine Eoc Receives Inaugural Black Bear Award For Extraordinary Impact, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine News press release regarding the inaugural recipient of the Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact the UMaine Emergency Operations Center, which since February 2020 had provided and coordinated COVID-19 response for the UMaine and UMM communities.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Media Report On Desisto's Cares Funding, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Media Report On Desisto's Cares Funding, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding the Associated Press. Mainebiz, .Q106.S FM, Cleanllnk, WVll (Channel 7) and WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) reporting that William DeSisto, a University of Maine professor of chemical and biomedical engineering, received more than $370,000 from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to continue development of an environmentally friendly disinfectant that kills SARS-CoV-2.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Pen Bay Pilot, Medical Xpress Highlight Yaseen Balki's Sarscov- 2 Review Article, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Pen Bay Pilot, Medical Xpress Highlight Yaseen Balki's Sarscov- 2 Review Article, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding the Penobscot Bay Pilot and Medical XPress sharing a news release about University of Maine immunology expert Mumtaz Yaseen Balkhi's review article and model detailing innate and adaptive immune responses to SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.


Covid-19_Umaine News_'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Vaccine Misinformation Segment Features Maginnis, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Vaccine Misinformation Segment Features Maginnis, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding University of Maine virologist Melissa Maginnis featuring in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live" segment about vaccine misinformation.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Yaseen Balkhi Gives In-Depth Look At Immune Responses To Sars-Cov-2, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Yaseen Balkhi Gives In-Depth Look At Immune Responses To Sars-Cov-2, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine News press release regarding Yaseen Balkhi, an assistant research professor with the UMaine Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, article and model detailing innate, or frontline, and adaptive immune responses to the virus that spurred a global pandemic.


Covid-19_Umaine News_Media Report Umaine, Students To Receive Pandemic Relief Funds, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Covid-19_Umaine News_Media Report Umaine, Students To Receive Pandemic Relief Funds, University Of Maine Division Of Marketing And Communications

Division of Marketing & Communications

Screenshot of UMaine in the News regarding the Portland Press Herald report that the University of Maine System will receive more than $S3 million in federal pandemic relief funds, including $27 million for student aid and $22 million for UMaine.


Office Of The Vice President For Research And Dean Of The Graduate_Research Continuity Update Email, University Of Maine Office Of The Vice President For Research And Dean Of The Graduate School May 2021

Office Of The Vice President For Research And Dean Of The Graduate_Research Continuity Update Email, University Of Maine Office Of The Vice President For Research And Dean Of The Graduate School

Teaching, Learning & Research Documents

Email from the Office of Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Maine regarding the fact that all research activity required notification versus approval, unless it involves domestic out-of-state and international travel, which was prohibited, unless an exception was sought and granted.


Collins Center For The Arts_Survey Re. Returning For Live Events, University Of Maine Collins Center For The Arts May 2021

Collins Center For The Arts_Survey Re. Returning For Live Events, University Of Maine Collins Center For The Arts

Collins Center

Email from the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts with a link to a survey to gauge feedback on returning to the CCA to see live events.


Covid-19_President Friday Futurecast_May 7, 2021, Joan Ferrini-Mundy May 2021

Covid-19_President Friday Futurecast_May 7, 2021, Joan Ferrini-Mundy

Office of the President

Weekly updates from Joan Ferrini-Mundy, University of Maine President, providing details about issues related to COVID-19 at the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias.


Chancellor Messages_Caps Off!, Dannel P. Malloy May 2021

Chancellor Messages_Caps Off!, Dannel P. Malloy

Chancellor

Message to the University of Maine System community from Chancellor Dannel P. Malloy regarding commencement for the Class of 2021 Graduates.


University Of Maine Graduate School 2021 Virtual Hooding Ceremony, Division Of Marketing And Communications, University Of Maine Graduate School May 2021

University Of Maine Graduate School 2021 Virtual Hooding Ceremony, Division Of Marketing And Communications, University Of Maine Graduate School

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine Graduate School, in collaboration with the College Deans, coordinated Zoom hooding sessions by College the week of April 26. The Maine , Graduate virtual hooding ceremony was scheduled to take place May 7, 2021.

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Umaine 2021 Virtual Commencement Will Honor Two Years Of Graduates, University Of Maine, Division Of Marketing And Communications May 2021

Umaine 2021 Virtual Commencement Will Honor Two Years Of Graduates, University Of Maine, Division Of Marketing And Communications

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine will honor the achievements of the more than 2,000 UMaine students receiving degrees in 2021 with a virtual 218th Commencement presentation, highlighted by video of students' in-person stage walks. congratulatory remarks by Valedictorian Bailey West and a keynote by Dr. Edison Liu, president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory. Alumna Melissa Smith, chair and CEO of WEX in Portland, and Wayne Newell of Indian Township, a Passamaquoddy scholar and educator, will be awarded honorary degrees. UMaine has 412 graduate students and 1,639 undergraduates receiving degrees in 2021. Following COVID-19 health and safety guidance, nearly ...


2021 Outstanding Graduating Students, Division Of Marketing And Communications, Hana Davis, Bianca Millan-Modia, Drew Bennett, Melanie Berry, Miranda Snyder, Cameron Spicer, Baily West, Jordan Miner, Fanny Wadling, Caroline Strolic, Vilgot Larsson, Khoa Kieu May 2021

2021 Outstanding Graduating Students, Division Of Marketing And Communications, Hana Davis, Bianca Millan-Modia, Drew Bennett, Melanie Berry, Miranda Snyder, Cameron Spicer, Baily West, Jordan Miner, Fanny Wadling, Caroline Strolic, Vilgot Larsson, Khoa Kieu

General University of Maine Publications

Video of individuals named as Outstanding Students in the graduating Class of 2021.