Ashley discusses internship experiences with MaineBiz

In a story about employers expanding internship opportunities to recruit prospective employees, University of Maine alumna Bethany Ashley, now a senior auditor at BerryDunn, spoke to MaineBiz about her own summer internship experiences at the firm in between semesters. 

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Taylor Britt and Sarah Zacahariason: JET-ting off to teach in Japan

University of Maine alumni Taylor Britt and Sarah Zachariason were selected for the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, a prestigious teaching exchange program managed by the government of Japan. Since 1987, JET has welcomed to Japan more than 35,000 Americans and more than 70,000 participants from around the world. JET participants sign a one-year […]

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TV News Check notes Pelletier award from Umaine

TV News Check reported that Dielectric President and General Manager Keith Pelletier was recognized by his alma mater University of Maine with the Edward T. Bryand Distinguished Engineer Award. Pelletier, who earned a B.S. in electrical engineering technology, was nominated by professor Ali Abdei in recognition of his achievements in engineering, research and public service.

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News Center Maine notes UMaine Woodsmen Team

In an article about the Great Maine Lumberjack Show, News Center Maine noted that performer Abigail Stevens got her start in the sport in college through the University of Maine Woodsmen Team, which she now coaches.

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Boston Globe names UMaine alumna as Tech Power Player

Melissa Smith, an alumna of the University of Maine who studied business administration, was listed as one of the Boston Globe’s Tech Power Players 50 for 2023. Smith is chair and CEO of WEX, which offers tools that help firms such as Expedia and Mastercard streamline and manage financial operations.

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Williams Hall Dedication Ceremony video and photos available online

Photographs and a video recording of the Beryl Williams Hall dedication ceremony, which took place on April 28, are available to view online.  The video recording of the full ceremony is available on the University of Maine YouTube page. The photos are available for download on Google Drive. In 2021, the University of Maine System […]

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Sabrina Murray: Working toward diversity, equity and inclusion in higher ed

Sabrina Murray is used to getting questions about her race and adoption. Murray, who is Chinese, was adopted by white parents, making her a transracial adoptee (TRA). “Strangers will often ask me questions about my birth family and why I was adopted,” she says. “Because I am a Chinese adoptee, I also get questions about […]

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