Student Life

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Michael Delorge: Researching recovery 

Michael Delorge may only be in his third year at the University of Maine, but he is already making waves in the world of public health. Delorge will present research about substance use disorder recovery in Maine that he conducted with his peers through a UMaine political science class at the Maine Public Health Association’s […]

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Zachary Beaton: Learning ins and outs of management at Sherwin-Williams

Zachary Beaton spent his summer learning the ins and outs of management and sales at Sherwin-Williams.  The rising senior from Hermon, Maine, did more than sell paint. Through job shadowing his managers and sales representatives, Beaton learned what is needed to successfully operate a business. Read Beaton’s full story on the Maine Business School website.  […]

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Maine Monitor, Hechinger Report feature UMaine student enrollment successes

The Hechinger Report and Maine Monitor highlighted the successful efforts by the University of Maine to combat the trend of declining college enrollment experienced across the country. For example, the university reworked its financial aid to charge many applicants from out of state, at most, the equivalent of the same tuition they would pay to […]

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Smith quoted by WMTW in article about Maine student debt relief program

In an article about the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) offering student debt relief to Mainers in certain public service careers, WMTW (Channel 8 in Portland) quoted Connie Smith, director of financial aid at the University of Maine, stating that 72% of UMaine undergraduates borrow, with two-thirds of their debt in federal loans, while 32% […]

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Makaila Bailey: Continuing the legacy of the Campana elm with cutting propagation

Makaila Bailey of Pittsfield, Maine, a student in the University of Maine Environmental Horticulture Program, is working alongside Bradly Libby, superintendent of the Roger Clapp Greenhouses, Littlefield Garden and the Fay Hyland Botanical Garden, to grow rooted stem cuttings from the historical Campana elm. The elm, which was over 150 years old and sited next […]

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