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Linda Schott leaving post as UMaine Presque Isle president

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The president of the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Linda Schott, announced that she would be leaving her position at the public university to become president at Southern Oregon University in...

Seven high schoolers honored for Maine App Challenge

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Tyler Technologies Inc., the Plano, Texas-based public sector software developer with offices in Maine, on Sunday presented the seven student winners of its Maine App Challenge with scholarships...

It may be a great idea, but STEM Loan Program didn't get funded

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LD 1655, a bill designed to increase the number of science, technology, engineering or mathematics professionals in Maine, received strong bipartisan support from both Gov. Paul LePage and Senate...

MECA president resigns for post at Oregon art college

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After six years of serving as president of the Maine College of Art, Don Tuski announced his resignation from the downtown Portland art college on Tuesday to take the post of president at Pacific...

Bristol Seafood donates $10K to UNE marine sciences program

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Southern Maine seafood processor and distributor Bristol Seafood and its partners donated $10,000 to the University of New England's Center for Excellence in the Marine Sciences.

Unity College student lands $50K federal research fellowship

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Rae-Ann MacLellan-Hurd, an earth and environmental science major at Unity College, has been awarded a $50,000 federal fellowship under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Greater...

Maine nonprofits are big draw for federal R&D funding

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Maine's colleges and universities fell short in attracting federal funding for science and engineering in fiscal 2014, but the state's nonprofit institutions made a comparatively strong showing with...

Susan Hunter will remain as UMaine flagship president through 2018

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Susan Hunter will continue to serve as president of the University of Maine System's flagship campus in Orono through June 30, 2018.

Maine Maritime hosts inaugural STEM Conference for Girls

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The Maine Maritime Academy is Castine hosted nearly four-dozen girls from nine local high schools for the first ever “STEM Conference for Girls” on May 21.

UMaine System unanimously reappoints Chancellor Page

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In a unanimous vote, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees has reappointed Chancellor James H. Page to continue serving at his post through June 2018.