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Renovations underway at Islesford Boatworks building

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Islesford Boatworks’s renovations of a historic waterfront building are underway on this small island off Mount Desert Island.

Husson to offer undergrad degree in fast-growing data analytics field

Renee Cordes |

Starting this fall, students at Husson University in Bangor will be able to pursue an undergraduate degree in the fast-growing data analytics field.

Women to Watch: Clayton Spencer, Bates College

Peter Van Allen |

The president of Bates College outlines her hope that students will discover "the zeal to define a project and finish it" — as part of a larger effort to find...

Women to Watch: We profile four remarkable female executives

A decade ago, the publisher and the editor of Mainebiz, both women, took a hard look at our pages and said, "Where are the women?" That question led to some soul searching and...

New president starts at Southern Maine Community College

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Joseph L. Cassidy, a seasoned community college president, took office Wednesday as president of Southern Maine Community College.

New UMA agreement shares more resources with eight communities

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A new administrative agreement allows the University of Maine at Augusta to oversee eight newly branded UMA centers in Rockland, Brunswick, Ellsworth, East Millinocket, Houlton, Rumford, Saco and...

Maine Med renews 10-year partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine

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Maine Medical Center and the Boston-based Tufts University School of Medicine announced Wednesday they have signed a 10-year agreement that continues their partnership to provide academic and...

College of Atlantic launches partnership with largest U.S. seaweed farm

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The owners of the country's largest organic seaweed farm are partnering with College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor to create and operate a saltwater research and production facility on the school's...

MECA's focus: Teaching artists how to be 'creative entrepreneurs'

Laurie Schreiber |

Laura Freid, the 18th president of Maine College of Art, said the college is putting greater focus on teaching skills that will help art students translate their creative aspirations into a business...

UMaine named among 300 best colleges in latest Fiske Guide

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The University of Maine received a positive review in the newly published Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019, ranking among the more than 300 “best and most interesting” colleges in the United...