IEI Student Success Stories

IEI students together with bikes

Earn-A-Bike Program

Each year multilingual English language learners attend the Intensive English Institute (IEI), housed within UMaine, to build their English language skills. This Summer, IEI students from Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Chile, Ivory Coast, China, Japan, and Russia participated in the recently developed Earn-A-Bike program put on by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine. Recognizing […]

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IEI Online Program Interview: Maiwand Kakar

The Intensive English Institute (IEI) is a program at the University of Maine that accepts and welcomes students from various countries around the world. The program strives to challenge and engage students in the English language, helping to improve fluency and accuracy in both spoken and written mediums. Students who attend, and pass their courses, […]

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Hirosaki Short-Term Program

UMaine IEI hosts English language program with Japanese partner for 23 consecutive years The UMaine Intensive English Institute (IEI) hosted a virtual English language program for students from Hirosaki University in Japan from Feb. 26–March 9, 2023. Tokuji Noro, professor in the Department of English, faculty of Education at Hirosaki University, recruited the students and […]

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