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A Student First

After working several different jobs in the retail industry, Kayla Harriman had enough. She was working toward her degree in Social Work from the University of Maine, and the jobs she had made it difficult to balance her classes with her work schedule. “I had so many different retail jobs,” Harriman says. “I did o.k. […]

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Funding the Pursuit

Students at the University of Maine have a range of financial needs, from scholarship and fellowship monies, to research support, to travel and conference funding. One of their key resources in covering these expenses comes to them freely through grant education at Fogler Library. Librarians regularly work with students to identify and access quality information […]

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Listening to Local History

By her own account, Delaney Fitzpatrick didn’t know what to expect when she came to Fogler Library to find an internship. As a sophomore at the time, Fitzpatrick had trouble finding the right opportunity. When her adviser, UMaine Professor of History Dr. Micah Pawling, told her about an opening to work in Special Collections at […]

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