Experiential Programs Innovation Central

Cutting-edge student-centered undergraduate education is the key focal point of the University of Maine Experiential Programs Innovation Central – UMaine EPIC.  UMaine is the home to more than 9000 undergraduate students who are able to choose from 100 undergraduate majors and academic programs. With EPIC they have the opportunity to gain in-depth learning and invaluable skills through high impact experiential learning programs that have been closely integrated and coordinated for maximum educational impact.

EPIC takes experiential learning to new heights not available elsewhere. It is indicative of UMaine’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, where learning goes beyond the classroom, and undergraduates from their first year through senior year have the opportunity to experience a unique and highly effective student-centered learning environment, getting in-depth learning and gaining highly desirable skills and experiences, which prepare them well to succeed after graduation, as successful professionals and lifelong learners.

Students enrolling in EPIC-sponsored courses will receive academic credit as they go through their EPIC journey!

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Participating EPIC units providing integrated high impact experiential learning through exposure to research (CUGR), interdisciplinary experiences (Honors College), new technologies (CITL/Hackerspace), innovation (Foster Center), and design and prototyping (AMC and IMRC Center).

Contact

  • Jason Charland

    Director of Research Development

    207.581.2461

  • Ali Abedi

    Assistant Vice President for Research and Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research

    207.581.2231