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Husson University gets $684K nursing grant

Husson University in Bangor has received a $684,000 federal grant to support more than 40 full-time graduate students enrolled in an advanced nursing program.

Ex-CMP chief named as USM's interim president, calls for 'leaner' university

Dylan Martin |

David Flanagan, a former Central Maine Power Co. CEO and gubernatorial candidate, has been appointed as the University of Southern Maine’s interim president.

Report to reveal earnings for Maine college grads

A upcoming database will reveal what recent Maine college graduates have earned — a move that state officials hope will encourage prospective students to make more informed...

UMaine System sees uptick in out-of-state students

Overall enrollment is down for the University of Maine System’s seven campuses from last year, but enrollment from out-of-state students is slated to increase.

USM among nation's most expensive public colleges

The University of Southern Maine and Maine Maritime Academy are among the nation’s most expensive public colleges for in-state students, according to a new federal...

Businesses asked to lobby for Maine's universities

In the wake of large spending cuts to Maine’s public universities, the state’s top university chief is asking businesses to help lobby state legislators for more...

Maine's largest private schools

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Three industries take ownership of their worker training needs

James McCarthy |

Bath Iron Works is looking to hire up to 500 pipefitters, electricians, outside machinists, welders and tinsmiths to keep pace with five Navy destroyers now under construction, and work...

UMaine System mulls merger of graduate business programs

Some faculty members are criticizing the University of Maine System's proposal to merge graduate business programs at the University of Maine in Orono, UMaine School of Law and...

Panelists named for Top Gun Showcase

Panelists have been named for the 2014 Top Gun Showcase, where 12 of the 20 companies that went through the entrepreneur mentor program will have their pitches...