Maine

Maine State of Learning Initiative Officially Launches

A statewide effort supporting learning and skill-building to ensure growth, empowerment and success for all Maine residents officially launched at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute during Maine Startup & Create Week. The Maine State of Learning (MSOL) is a project fueled by public and private partnerships across the state to provide more learning opportunities […]

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University of Maine Announces Spring 2015 Dean’s List

The University of Maine recognized 2,163 students for achieving Dean’s List honors in the spring 2015 semester. Of the students who made the Dean’s List, 1,710 are from Maine, 377 are from 31 other states and 76 are from 22 countries other than the U.S. Listed below are students who received Dean’s List honors for […]

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Spring 2015 Dean’s List by Maine Counties

Androscroggin County Aroostook County Cumberland County Franklin County Hancock County Kennebec County Knox County Lincoln County Oxford County Penobscot County Piscataquis County Sagadahoc County Somerset County Waldo County Washington County York County   Androscroggin County Auburn: Abby Bellefleur, Lauren Bennett, Ashley Brackett, Taylor Brackett, Ryan Chamberland, Phoebe Chamberlin, Hannah Delong, Joshua Delong, Marie Dufresne-Dixon, Hailey […]

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UMaine’s College of Education Ranked 73rd by U.S. News and World Report

The University of Maine’s College of Education and Human Development is ranked 73rd in the nation for all Education Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report. With more than 40 graduate degree programs and seven graduate certificate programs, the College of Education and Human Development offers professional development, and advanced education and training […]

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RiSE Center Hosts Collaborative Student Science Summit

More than 200 students in grades 6–9 throughout the state will take part in an out-of-this-world collaborative engineering design challenge Saturday, April 11, at the University of Maine. Hosted by the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education at the University of Maine (RiSE Center), the 2015 Student Summit encourages participants to successfully transport a […]

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Haskell Appointed to Maine’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women

Jane Haskell, a University of Maine Cooperative Extension professor and educator, has been appointed to Maine’s Permanent Commission on the Status of Women. Haskell was nominated by Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau and holds a public member appointment. The Permanent Commission on the Status of Women is a government-appointed group dedicated to improving opportunities for […]

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UMaine, Maine Development Foundation Release Report on Energy in State

On Feb. 20, the Maine Development Foundation (MDF) and the University of Maine’s School of Economics released the fifth quarterly report analyzing critical economic indicators in Maine. The latest report, “Energy in Maine,” addresses the issues of cost, consumption and production of energy in the state. Improvements in efficiency and further diversification can give Maine […]

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Top Gun Program Focus of BDN Article, Radio Show

Jesse Moriarity, coordinator of the University of Maine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation, and Jennifer Hooper, entrepreneur and mentor coordinator at the Foster Center, were interviewed for a Bangor Daily News article about the Top Gun program they help manage. The Top Gun program is offered by Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development (MCED) and UMaine’s […]

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