UMaine to offer MBA discount for Maine employers

The University of Maine Graduate School of Business will offer 12% tuition discounts toward the MaineMBA beginning January 2020.  The Workforce Partners Program, which is available to active members of any Maine chamber of commerce, improves access and affordability toward completion of the MaineMBA.  According to recent studies, over the past year, Maine had more […]

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Spire, a conservation and sustainability journal, seeks submissions

Have a photo spread that highlights plastic waste and the ocean environment? An article about forming a writing community to engage with environmental topics? Or a five-year data analysis about energy savings from installing a home heat pump? “Spire: The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability” would like to hear from you. Spire’s editorial team […]

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UMaine launches ‘The Maine Question’ podcast

The University of Maine has launched its podcast “The Maine Question.”  Host Ron Lisnet talks with UMaine pioneers, including those who explore backyard gardens, the depths of the oceans, Earth’s highest peaks, or beyond.  They’ll share why they’re passionate about their research and what it means for Maine and the world. In the inaugural episode, […]

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NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative awards $1.6M to advance sustainable aquaculture in Maine 

NOAA National Sea Grant Program awarded $16 million for 42 projects nationwide that comprise the 2019 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative.  Maine Sea Grant, researchers at the University of Maine, other institutions, and partner organizations received $1.6 million to lead four of the projects in collaboration with aquaculture industry, management and community partners.  Maine Sea […]

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MaineCards to be accepted at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine

With the launch of the Maine State Library’s Reciprocal Borrowing Program, University of Maine faculty, staff and students may now use their MaineCards at nearly 70 libraries throughout Maine. The Maine Reciprocal Borrowing Program allows library users with a valid library card from one participating library to visit another participating library to check out materials […]

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Carter, Brzozowski, Carlson speak on WGAN’s ‘Positively Maine’ podcast

Three University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff members were recent guests on WGAN’s “Positively Maine” podcast — Hannah Carter, dean of UMaine Extension; Richard Brzozowski, food system program administrator; and Lani Carlson, Maine AgrAbility coordinator. The show focused on the reach of UMaine Extension across the entire state, especially through programs like Maine AgrAbility and […]

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Tuition-free online courses offered for qualified high school students

Through a partnership between the Maine Department of Education and University of Maine, tuition is waived for all qualified high school students in the state to cover full tuition for up to six credits per semester and 12 college credits per year.  UMaine will offer online courses suitable for high school juniors and seniors starting […]

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