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Summer University 2019 Kickoff to be held Jan. 31

The University of Maine campus community is invited to attend the Summer University 2019 Kickoff Jan. 31 in Wells Conference Center. The event, which will be held 8–9:30 a.m., will offer an opportunity to share information and learn how to best support students in the summer. Topics will include policies, procedures and student financial aid. […]

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Allan presents at higher education conference in Chile

Elizabeth Allan, professor of higher education, spoke at Summit Internacional de Educación held in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 7–11. Allan discussed building community and dialogue in universities at the conference, held at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

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Scheele named interim chief of staff

Kenda Scheele is serving as Interim Chief of Staff in the President’s Office, in addition to her duties as Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Senior Associate Dean of Students. Scheele has been a member of the UMaine community since 2001, and holds a Ph.D. and J.D. from the University of Nebraska. “We appreciate […]

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Nick Charlton named UMaine football head coach

Orono, Maine — Nick Charlton has been named the 36th head football coach of the University of Maine, effective immediately. “I am extremely excited and humbled to be named the head football coach of the University of Maine,” says Charlton, who has served as offensive coordinator at UMaine since February. “My family and I are […]

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Caribou native named dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Caribou, Maine native Hannah Carter has been named dean of University of Maine Cooperative Extension, effective May 1. Carter is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida (UF), which is part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). She also directs UF’s Wedgworth Leadership […]

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UMaine Cohen Institute to offer new internship at The Cohen Group

The William S. Cohen Institute for Leadership & Public Service at the University of Maine will offer a new internship program for undergraduate students beginning in spring 2019. The internship will be with The Cohen Group in Washington, D.C. The Cohen Group was formed by former Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen to help enterprises […]

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