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O’Reilly named dean of the UMaine Graduate School of Business

Dr. Norm O’Reilly, a professor and former assistant dean at the University of Guelph, has been named dean of the University of Maine Graduate School of Business, effective July 1. O’Reilly is a leading scholar in the business of sports. In 2018, he founded the International Institute for Sport Business & Leadership, a global research […]

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35 college students begin 12-week Maine government internships

Thirty-five undergraduate and graduate college students are working in state, municipal and county offices through the 2021 Maine Government Summer Internship Program. The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine administers the program that provides full-time, 12-week work experience to students who are Maine residents and scholars attending Maine colleges. Twenty-two interns […]

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Rogers receives Maine Library Association scholarship

Harley Rogers, a library specialist in the Circulation Department at Raymond H. Fogler Library, has been awarded the 2021 Phyllis E. Ainsworth scholarship from the Maine Library Association. The scholarship is given annually to a Maine resident currently enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree program in library or information science. Rogers received a B.A. […]

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UMaine School of Nursing receives $1.7M grant to help diversify Maine workforce

Increasing the diversity of Maine’s workforce in nursing is the focus of a more than $1.7 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to the University of Maine School of Nursing, in partnership with Northern Light Health and Morgan State University. The four-year award by HRSA, an agency of the U.S. Department […]

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Student-led community science program to support shellfish management

A research team from the University of Maine Darling Marine Center, including undergraduate and high school students, will spend the coming months recording the number, type and size of shellfish species at several sites along the upper Damariscotta River. They also will document local knowledge of the estuary held by fishermen and other local residents. […]

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Sieber featured in upcoming CBS special about Tulsa Massacre

University of Maine historian Karen Sieber will be featured in a CBS special about the 1921 massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma airing at 10 p.m. May 31.  The one-hour special, “Tulsa 1921: An American Tragedy,” marks the 100th anniversary of the two-day massacre, during which white Tulsans attacked, killed, destroyed and pillaged their Black neighbors and […]

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Cash named assistant director of UMaine Lobster Institute 

Maine native and University of Maine alumna Christina Cash has been named assistant director for outreach and communication at the Lobster Institute at UMaine, effective May 17. Cash joins the university from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Boothbay, where she had been an advancement officer since 2018. Her experience includes serving as program and […]

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Earn a UMM associate degree or certificate at Hutchinson Center

Through a new partnership, students from midcoast Maine can now earn associate degrees or certificates from the University of Maine at Machias at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast.  Enrollment is now open for programs beginning fall 2021 and scholarships may be available. The Hutchinson Center will be hosting an online information session […]

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UMaine EOC receives inaugural Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact

This spring, the University of Maine established the Black Bear Award for Extraordinary Impact, focused on recognizing an individual or group that goes above and beyond in performance excellence. Such positive impact is “deep, significant and lasting,” and is reflected campuswide and beyond in the quality of the student and employee experience. The inaugural recipient […]

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