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UNE dedicates new Ripich Commons at its Biddeford campus


The University of New England dedicated on March 9 a new eco-friendly building on its Biddeford campus to former UNE President Danielle N. Ripich.The 60,340-square-foot, three-level, multipurpose...

UMPI doubles down on agriculture offerings, will open research greenhouse

The University of Maine at Presque Isle will begin offering a bachelor's degree in agriculture this fall and open a research greenhouse.

Virtual reality enlightens medical students about end-of-life care

Renee Cordes |

A virtual reality simulation due out this spring will put users in the shoes of a patient undergoing hospice care and of those looking after the patient. The simulation, intended as a teaching tool...

UNE, CVS Health partner in specialty pharmacy residency program


The University of New England College of Pharmacy is partnering with CVS Health to offer a residency training program in specialty pharmacy. The fastest-growing segment of the pharmacy industry,...

Colby's first Waterville downtown development piece is in place

Maureen Milliken |

The first building in Colby College's multi-property Main Street project is renovated and occupied, and other downtown projects, both the college's and those by others, are following.

Maine Startup & Create Week to continue under new brand and leadership


The annual Maine Startup & Create Week will continue under the new name of Startup Maine and new leadership, with Katie Shorey being named president and chairwoman of the board.

Search for UMaine president narrows to four finalists


Four finalists have been named in the search for a successor to Susan Hunter, who became the first woman to serve as president of UMaine in July 2014 and announced almost two years ago her plans to...

UMaine Augusta's online bachelor's program ranks in nation's top 100


In its latest ranking of the country's best online bachelor's degree programs, U.S. News & World Report puts the University of Maine at Augusta in the top 100.

UMaine campuses in The County tackle region's workforce challenges

University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Presque Isle are collaborating to leverage resources in order to meet workforce development needs and higher education demands in...

Thomas College using grant to save students $200,000 in textbook costs


Thomas College aims to save students $200,000 in book costs over the next three years thanks to a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation.