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UNE hires former UConn dean to lead College of Pharmacy

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Robert L. McCarthy, professor of pharmacy practice and dean emeritus in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut, has been named the next dean of the University of New England College...

U.S. Labor Secretary tours Cianbro, Penobscot Job Corps training centers

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta joined U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, in tours of the Penobscot Job Corps Center in Bangor and Cianbro Corp.’s job-training facility in Pittsfield on...

Free workshops for immigrant entrepreneurs scheduled for June

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Immigrants in Maine looking to start a business or seeking help with an existing one are invited to attend four free workshops in Portland next month.

Portland vocational training to boost building trades

The city of Portland has two new initiatives to provide vocational opportunities in the building trades.

Lincoln Academy sees decline in international enrollment

An expected dip in international enrollment at Lincoln Academy in Newcastle tracks with similar trends seen at other private schools around Maine.

Husson expands graduate nursing program for online offerings

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Husson University’s School of Nursing is launching a new fully online track for its master of science in nursing program this fall that focuses on educational leadership.

Interim president named for UMaine Farmington

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The University of Maine System Board of Trustees unanimously appointed Eric C. Brown as interim President of the University of Maine at Farmington. The one-year term is effective July 1.

Hiring minors? No-cost course tells you what you need to know

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Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is hosting a no-cost course in Augusta and Portland to help employers navigate the waters of hiring minors. This seminar covers the basics,...

University of New England launches 'The Institute for North Atlantic Studies'

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The University of New England announced today it is launching a new program to train the next generation of leaders to develop research, industry and community partnerships to meet shared...

Bates College to start new science and research building in 2019

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Bates College in Lewiston announced May 17 it will break ground in 2019 on a new science building that is intended to expand science education at the college, embrace advanced technologies and...