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Bowdoin's new Roux Center isn't just another academic building

Maureen Milliken |

The environmental studies center at the corner of Harpswell and College streets is LEED platinum, has thermally modified wood siding and will be the focus of an inter-disciplinary, multi-platform...

Driver shortage drives new wood products training program

Laurie Schreiber |

Tri-County Technical Center in Dexter plans to build on its commercial driver's license training program by training students in how to load and drive logging trucks.

UMaine partners with Bangor Savings, Northern Light Health in pilot workforce program

Staff |

The University of Maine is one of seven colleges working on a national initiative to promote interpersonal job skills needed by students, and will pilot the use of “digital badges” in...

Study abroad group in Portland launches entrepreneurship program in Europe

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The Council on International Educational Exchange, headquartered in Portland, will launch two postgraduate education programs in Europe to teach entrepreneurs the skills for developing...

UMaine System publishes hiring guide for Maine employers

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The “Hiring Guide for Maine Employers” contains links to job boards, career centers, university staff and resources for businesses looking to hire. The guide also includes a calendar of...

New video spotlights Maine Apprenticeship Program

Renee Cordes |

Enlightening employers about the Maine Apprenticeship Program is the goal of a new video posted on Youtube and elsewhere. Though the Maine Department of Labor program has been around since the early...

UNE launches data science program to boost graduates' job prospects

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The University of New England is launching an undergraduate degree program in data science on its Biddeford campus to open up more job opportunities for graduates.

UMaine System trustees approve UMPI ag program, hear from nursing students

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University of Maine System trustees on Monday signed off on an undergraduate agriculture and agribusiness program at the University of Maine at Presque Isle and reviewed plans to expand nursing...

Thomas College helping workers at central Maine businesses gain skills

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Thomas College’s Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation is offering a variety of highly topical professional development subjects in three- and six-week sessions that are taught by the...

Saint Joseph’s College lands $180K grant to spur interest in STEM fields

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Saint Joseph’s College will receive a $182,845 grant from the National Science Foundation for the college’s “Chemistry for the Community” initiative.

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