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State Funded Research Annual Report Fy2002, University Of Maine System Dec 2002

State Funded Research Annual Report Fy2002, University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine System is required to submit in January of each year an annual report on the utilization of state research appropriations for operations and state research capital bonds. The report is to cover the most recently completed fiscal year.


Coaching Education Center Presents Sports Medicine Award, Kay Hyatt Dec 2002

Coaching Education Center Presents Sports Medicine Award, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

The Maine Center for Coaching Education has honored a Bangor physician for his dedication to the prevention and care of athletic injuries, and to quality coaching.


Book Brings Drama To The Classroom, Kay Hyatt Dec 2002

Book Brings Drama To The Classroom, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

Students generally like to role-play, but teachers are often hesitant to use drama in the classroom. Now a University of Maine professor has come up with a repertoire of techniques to enthusiastically engage students with text and guide teachers in directing the action.


Honor Society Inducts Umaine Education Students, Kay Hyatt Dec 2002

Honor Society Inducts Umaine Education Students, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

Seventeen students were initiated into the Kappa Delta Pi honor society for aspiring teachers during a recent ceremony at the University of Maine. To be eligible for membership in Kappa Delta Pi, students must have reached their junior year with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and, in addition to scholarship, demonstrate leadership and commitment to education.


Phi Betta Kappa Visiting Scholar, University Of Maine Chapter Of Phi Beta Kappa Nov 2002

Phi Betta Kappa Visiting Scholar, University Of Maine Chapter Of Phi Beta Kappa

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

A Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar wíll gíve a public talk of general interest on the occasion of the Phí Beta Kappa annual initiation ceremony (Apríl 17, 2003). The speaker, Prof . William P. Reinhardt of the University of Washington will also interact with students and faculty during his two day visit.


Three Bands Concert, School Of Performing Arts Nov 2002

Three Bands Concert, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The concert will be directed by Steve Reineke, a noted composer of band music and arranger for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. He will work with a local middle school band, a local high school band, and the UMaine Concert Band to present a benefit concert for the public. Last year, Cultural Affairs helped bring Mr. Reineke to Maine, and his visit was so well received that we are asking him to return.


Guitar Master Class And Concert, School Of Performing Arts Nov 2002

Guitar Master Class And Concert, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

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Department Of Art, Guest Lecture Series, University Of Maine, Department Of Art Nov 2002

Department Of Art, Guest Lecture Series, University Of Maine, Department Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Similarly in the Spring 2003 Visiting Artist lecturer Series, the Department of Art intends to span the range of departmental interests and activities. Experts in diverse fields will be on-campus this spring, providing stimulating and cutting-edge points of view and practice in fields ranging from learners at-risk to Installation Art and ceramic sculpture, a new Department area at the University of Maine. These three experts, who will be our focus in the Spring semester, present a richness of international perspectives essential to intellectual excitement for teaching and learning in the Visual Arts.


The Native American Success Story: Indian Gaming Is Rebuilding Indian Communiites, Hudson Museum Nov 2002

The Native American Success Story: Indian Gaming Is Rebuilding Indian Communiites, Hudson Museum

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

No abstract provided.


Children's Book Drive Under Way, Kay Hyatt Nov 2002

Children's Book Drive Under Way, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Maine has launched its annual drive to collect books for needy youngsters. The public is invited to join in the tradition by donating new books suitable for toddlers to teens. Used books in excellent condition are also accepted.


Umaine Today, University Of Maine, Division Of Marketing And Communications Nov 2002

Umaine Today, University Of Maine, Division Of Marketing And Communications

UMaine Today

UMaine Today magazine, published twice a year by the University of Maine Division of Marketing and Communications, showcases creativity and achievement at the University of Maine. The goal of the general-interest magazine is to demonstrate the university’s value and contributions to the state, and to advance institutional goals.


2002-03 Women's Basketball Media Guide, Umaine Athletic Media Relations Office Nov 2002

2002-03 Women's Basketball Media Guide, Umaine Athletic Media Relations Office

General University of Maine Publications

Don’t be confused by Sharon Versyp’s personable demeanor and easy-going smile. Behind that exterior is a fiercely intense competitor who has worked hard and enjoyed success at every stop in her playing and professional career.

This made her first season as a head coach all the more challenging. Versyp took over an inexperienced squad that was further weakened by team injuries and departures. After being selected sixth in the preseason coaches poll, she led her team, made of just eight players at the end of the 2001-2002 campaign, to a respectable fourth-place finish.


Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2001/2002 Degrees), University Of Maine System Nov 2002

Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2001/2002 Degrees), University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

This report provided a statistical history of degrees conferred by the University of Maine System. The data used in the history is based on the IPEDS reports on completions


Umaine Students Honored For Academic Achievement, Kay Hyatt Oct 2002

Umaine Students Honored For Academic Achievement, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

One hundred students in the University of Maine's College of Education and Human Development were recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the fall Presidential Academic Achievement Award ceremony. The students, representing 14 Maine counties, six other states and Canada were honored by faculty, family and friends.


Middle Level Association Honors Educators, Kay Hyatt Oct 2002

Middle Level Association Honors Educators, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

The Maine Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE) honored exemplary educators from around the state at its annual fall conference. This year's recognition ceremony was highlighted by the presentation of the Friends of Middle Level Education Award to Professor Ed Brazee of the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development.


Summary Of Fall 2002 Enrollments, University Of Maine System Oct 2002

Summary Of Fall 2002 Enrollments, University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

This report provided summary information regarding University enrollments.


University/School Partners Receive Grant To Expand Alternative Teacher Certification Project, Kay Hyatt Oct 2002

University/School Partners Receive Grant To Expand Alternative Teacher Certification Project, Kay Hyatt

General University of Maine Publications

A $1.035 million U.S. Department of Education grant will allow the University of Maine to expand its innovative alternative teacher certification program to Aroostook and Washington counties. Funded over five years, the Transition to Teaching grant is based on the success and promise of the model developed and piloted by the UMaine College of Education and Human Development in partnership with the Mid-Coast Superintendents' Association, comprised of school districts from Searsport to Bath.


Umaine Fogler Library And Partners Awarded Prestigious Imls Grant, Joe Car, Marilyn Lutz, Mamie Bittner Oct 2002

Umaine Fogler Library And Partners Awarded Prestigious Imls Grant, Joe Car, Marilyn Lutz, Mamie Bittner

General University of Maine Publications

The University of Maine’s Fogler Library in partnership with the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and the Bangor Public Library received a two-year, $344,270 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant to design and implement an interactive, multimedia digital music library of images of scores with associated sound renditions, cover art, and lyrics. Users will be able to view, play, and print scores. “This grant will allow us to give easier and instant access to our rich collection to the music teaching community,” Kurt Stoll, executive director of the Bagaduce Music Lending Library says. “With important early works deteriorating …


Remarks Of Peter S. Hoff On The State Of The University Of Maine, Peter S. Hoff Oct 2002

Remarks Of Peter S. Hoff On The State Of The University Of Maine, Peter S. Hoff

General University of Maine Publications

Text of remarks prepared by Peter S. Hoff for the State of the University, October 8, 2002.


Umaine Franco-American Center To Host Meetings With Council For French Life In America, Nick Houtman Oct 2002

Umaine Franco-American Center To Host Meetings With Council For French Life In America, Nick Houtman

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The University of Maine’s Franco-American Center will host meetings October 4 [2002] to promote ties between the Conseil de la Vie Française en Amérique (Council for French Life in America), or CVFA, and Franco-Americans in Maine. At 2 p.m., the Center’s community council will meet at Crossland Hall with the CVFA administrative board, and Franco-Americans from throughout the state will meet with the board during a reception from 4 to 7 p.m.


Maine Alumni Magazine, Volume 83, Number 2, Fall 2002, University Of Maine Alumni Association Oct 2002

Maine Alumni Magazine, Volume 83, Number 2, Fall 2002, University Of Maine Alumni Association

UMaine Alumni Magazines - All

Contents:

University News --- Why Does It Take So Long to Grow Up? The findings of UMaine researchers Rebecca and Douglas Bird might surprise you --- For the Love of the Sport: A look at the dedication of athletes in UMaine's lower profile sports --- The Long Journey Home (on Ibrahim Parvanta '76) --- Of War and Peace: Veteran War Correspondence David Lamb '62 Explores Today's Vietnam


The Dandy Scroll, Fall 2002, University Of Maine Pulp And Paper Foundation Oct 2002

The Dandy Scroll, Fall 2002, University Of Maine Pulp And Paper Foundation

General University of Maine Publications

The Fall 2002 issue of The Dandy Scroll newsletter produced by the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation.


Charles Yoder Lecture And Exhibition Of Paintings, Department Of Art Sep 2002

Charles Yoder Lecture And Exhibition Of Paintings, Department Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

For this reason, the Art Department is requesting funds to support "Natural Resources," an exhibition of paintings by University of Maine alumni Charles Yoder. Mr. Yoder's recent works are paintings of trees, created in his studio from manipulated photographs. His paintings have been described as deceptively simple, widely accessible, thought-provoking and mysterious. Essayist Howard McCalebb points out: "Yoder's paintings remind us that it may be time for us to slow down and think about....where we are going. We should not depend too much on painting and photography as the way to preserve our natural legacy.... As much as we cherish …


New Writing Series - Fall 2002, English Department Sep 2002

New Writing Series - Fall 2002, English Department

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

The programming for the fall semester began in mid-September (with capacity audiences of 70 people) and will consist of ten events by semester's end:The Series is fortunate to be hosting a diverse array of emergent and established writers, with poets from Nigeria (Chinyere Grace Okafor), Jamaica (Mark McMorris), Australia (John Tranter), Canada (Robin Blaser) and Israel (Benjamin Hollander) joining multicultural American writers like Brian Kim Stefans (Korean American) and Mexican American (Roberto Tejada).


After September 11th- Images From Ground Zero, Museum Of Art Sep 2002

After September 11th- Images From Ground Zero, Museum Of Art

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

lmplementation: The Joel Meyerowitz Exhibit will be a premier event of the Museum of Art opening at Norumbega Hall in downtown Bangor. Exhibitions, tours and related programs will be available at a minimal admission fee to the general public, free to University of Maine students. Press releases are sent to local, state and regional media, local schools, arts-related and art-specific publications. Exhibition announcements reach a current mailing list of 3,700, Educational outreach will consist of a gallery talk the night of the opening reception as well as directed tours for student, civic and senior citizen groups. The exhibition will include …


Guest Artist - Gottfried Wagner, School Of Performing Arts Sep 2002

Guest Artist - Gottfried Wagner, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

On Monday, November 4, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Maine will present a lecture entitled "From Wagner to Hitler: Anti-Semitism and Culture in Germany." The speaker will be Gottfried Wagner, great grandson of the composer Richard Wagner and will be jointly sponsored by the School of Performing Arts and the Departments of History and Modern languages and Classics. A reception sponsored by the Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine will follow. The lecture will take place ln Room 100 of Donald P. Corbett Business Building and there is no admission fee.


The Rocky Horror Show, School Of Performing Arts Sep 2002

The Rocky Horror Show, School Of Performing Arts

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Words written over 2,000 years ago by Aristotle still hold true for theatre today. He said that in addition to Character, Plot, Dictíon, Song, and Thought, every play should contain Spectacular elements. Spectacle is exactly what Sandra Hardy is proposing for her fall 2002 production , Rocky Horror Show.


Colloquium Series 2002-2003, Department Of Philosophy Sep 2002

Colloquium Series 2002-2003, Department Of Philosophy

Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series

Six speakers have been scheduled. (1) Prof . Mark McPherran (UMF), October 17; (2) Prof.. Thomas Huhn (,Wesleyan University), Dec 5; (3) Prof . Gregg Horowítz (Vanderbilt University), February 27:' (4) Prof. Jessica Miller (UM), February 20; (5) Prof. Jennífer Gosetti (UM), ApríL 24; (6) Prof. Andre¡^r Light (Universfty of Texas-Austin), April 10.


Leading Scholars To Gather For "Girls Will Be Girls" Conference On Oct. 5 [2002], Joe Carr Sep 2002

Leading Scholars To Gather For "Girls Will Be Girls" Conference On Oct. 5 [2002], Joe Carr

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Six of the nation’s leading scholars on girls’ psychological development, health and education will gather at the University of Maine for a conference, “Girls Will Be Girls? Aggression, Sexuality and Body Image,” on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at theMaine Center for the Arts.


2002-03 University Of Maine Men's Basketball Media Guide, University Of Maine Athletic Media Relations Office Sep 2002

2002-03 University Of Maine Men's Basketball Media Guide, University Of Maine Athletic Media Relations Office

General University of Maine Publications

UMaine’s biggest weakness in 2001-02 was pretty glaring, and it didn’t take long for opponents to see it. A lack of guards due to unexpected off-season losses and injuries. Head Coach Dr. John Giannini believes he and his staff addressed that issue as they head into 2002-03 with backcourt depth to go with the nucleus of a team that reached the America East Championship game last season.