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UMaine News Announces UMSS24 Awardees

UMaine News recently shared a post listing all of the winners at the 2024 UMaine Student Symposium.The event was held on Friday, April 12th at the New Balance Field House on the UMaine Campus. The article can be read here.

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UMSS24 Keynote Speaker Announced

This years annual UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS), a celebration of student research and creative work, will be held at the New Balance Field House on Friday, April 12th, 2024. Graduate and undergraduate students from across all disciplines, from both UMaine and UMaine Machias are invited to submit their abstracts. The UMSS23 organizing committee is thrilled […]

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Undergraduate and Graduate Researchers Awarded at UMSS23

More than 1,000 student researchers, co-authors, faculty, staff, event sponsors and community members attended the 2023 UMaine Student Symposium, held at the Collins Center For the Arts on Friday, April 14, 2023. The eighth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to interact with student researchers and scholars as they viewed posters and exhibits […]

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2022 UMaine Student Symposium announces award winners

Undergraduate and Graduate Researchers Awarded at UMSS22 More than 1,000 student researchers, co-authors, faculty and community members attended the 2022 UMaine Student Symposium, held at the New Balance Field House and Memorial Gym on Friday, April 15, 2022. The seventh annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to interact with student researchers and scholars […]

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2021 UMaine Student Symposium announces award winners

In a virtual platform, 569 students showcased 338 research and creative works at the 2021 UMaine Student Symposium held on April 16. The sixth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to view student research and scholarly work all online due to COVID-19. The free public event was organized by the Office of […]

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Call for abstracts: UMSS21

The 2021 annual UMaine Student Symposium (#UMSS21) is held every spring and is open to all disciplines. All students from the 做厙腦瞳app and the 做厙腦瞳app Machias can present their research and creative activity in the form of video presentations and will be judged by faculty, staff, and community sponsors. UMSS21 invites […]

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2020 UMaine Student Symposium announces award winners

In a virtual platform, 270 students showcased 131 research and creative works at the 2020 UMaine Student Symposium held on October 2. The fifth annual symposium provided an opportunity for the public to view student research and scholarly work all online due to COVID-19. The free public event was organized by the Office of […]

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Travis Mills Speech to be Broadcast Live During UMSS20!

UMSS20 to feature inspirational speaker: Travis Mills The 2020 UMaine Student Symposium (virtual) will feature Travis Mills as the keynote speaker of the virtual event. Attendees must register to watch the live broadcast on October 2 at noon via Zoom. The Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant inspires others around the world with his motivational […]

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UMaine Student Symposium pivots to new virtual format

The UMSS Executive Planning Committee is pleased to announce that the celebrated UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS20) which was postponed earlier this spring due to COVID-19, will now be held as a virtual event scheduled for Friday October 2, 2020. All presentations, exhibits, and other activities will be held using online collaboration platforms such as Zoom, […]

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March 13 Update: UMSS20 Postponed

The UMaine Student Symposium will NOT take place on April 17, 2020. We continue to monitor directives regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and will update this page when we have more information about the rescheduling of this event. Project submissions will be held and can be used for the future date. We will share more details […]

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Travis Mills announced as UMSS20 featured speaker

UMSS20 to feature inspirational speaker: Travis Mills The 2020 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS20) is proud to announce Travis Mills as the featured speaker of the event. The Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant inspires others around the world with his motivational motto: Never give up. Never quit. His speech will teach and inspire attendees to […]

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UMSS20 Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts: UMSS20

Join the hundreds of students presenting their research work and creative activities on Friday, April 17, 2020! The 2020 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS20) has an open call for abstracts until March 13, 2020. All students undergraduate or graduate from the 做厙腦瞳app or 做厙腦瞳app Machias are invited to present their […]

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The 2019 UMaine Student Symposium keynote speaker is Stuart Kestenbaum, Maine's Poet Laureate.

UMSS19 Keynote Speaker: Maine’s Poet Laureate, Stuart Kestenbaum

Nothing Like a Deadline: Some Thoughts on the Creative Process The UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS) celebrates student research and creative work each year. The 2019 UMSS keynote speaker is Stuart Kestenbaum, Maine’s Poet Laureate. His speech will be about creativity and how people are at their best when they have a framework and limitations. Kestenbaum […]

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