Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Amy Engler Booth: Outstanding Public Service Award

The Outstanding Public Service Award honors faculty who make significant contributions to the University of Maine’s mission of service—disseminating university resources into the community.  No matter the miles or pandemic safety measures, Amy Engler Booth strives to provide audiology care to patients who need it most.  The staff audiologist and lecturer in the Department of […]

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Portrait of Jane Puhlman

New Faculty: Jane Puhlman

Jane Puhlman joined the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders as an assistant professor this fall. What has your journey been to this point? I obtained a master’s in speech pathology at Southern Connecticut State University. After graduation, I moved to upstate NY for 4 years and worked as a school based speech pathologist and […]

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Speech pathology graduate students help Special Olympians hear more clearly

Nearly 200 of Maine’s Special Olympics athletes received free hearing screenings on June 9 thanks to 18 University of Maine speech pathology graduate students. Compared to the general population, people with intellectual or developmental disabilities are more likely to experience hearing loss or ear problems, and most are cases undetected or under-treated prior to these […]

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UMaine’s 216th Commencement is May 12

More than 1,650 students, including 34 doctoral degree candidates, are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s 216th Commencement on May 12 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement will be held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies are ticketed events and live streaming will be available. Tips for attending Commencement, […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2018 Student Symposium

More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students presented their work during the third annual University of Maine Student Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 17. The free public event, which was organized by UMaine Graduate Student Government and the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) as part of Maine Impact Week, […]

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College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture names outstanding student and faculty award winners

The University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture honored 24 undergraduate students for academic excellence, as well as eight graduate students and three faculty members at its annual celebration of excellence on Wednesday, April 18 at the University of Maine’s Wells Conference Center. Undergraduate student award recipients are: Frank B. & Charles […]

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Nine college faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Nine of the college’s faculty have received tenure and/or promotion. The faculty members were nominated by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. “UMaine’s world-class faculty are at the heart of […]

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Grindrod discusses study on language, communication in older adults on WABI

Christopher Grindrod, an assistant professor of speech-language pathology at the University of Maine, visited the studio of WABI (Channel 5) to discuss research that is being conducted on language and communication in older adults. “We’re interested in looking at age-related changes in terms of language and communication in older adults, and we’re also looking at […]

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UMaine students awarded Eastern Maine Medical Center Scholarships from Medical Staff

Physicians and other medical providers at Eastern Maine Medical Center recently awarded scholarships to three University of Maine students this who aspire to enter health professions in Maine after graduation. “It is a privilege for the Medical Staff at Eastern Maine Medical Center to award scholarships to deserving students at the University of Maine”, says […]

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WABI reports on UMaine Speech Therapy Telepractice Program

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine’s Speech Therapy Telepractice Program, which allows speech therapy students the opportunity to gain valuable, clinical experience without leaving campus. Using a secure web-hosted video conferencing system, graduate student clinicians provide speech therapy services to adults and children through computers or other devices connected by high-speed internet. […]

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