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Saint Joseph's lands five-year grant to boost STEM scholarships


Saint Joseph's College plans to use a five-year, $647,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund a science scholars program for qualifying students interested in pursuing careers in the...

A college degree for under $10K? One UMaine campus says yes

The University of Maine at Presque Isle will launch a program this fall aimed at helping students earn their degree.

Women to Watch: Danielle M. Conway, University of Maine School of Law

Renee Cordes |

Inspired to pursue law by Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, UMaine's School of Law's first African-American dean combines an entrepreneurial vision with a deep sense of public...

Women to Watch 2017

Mainebiz is proud to present the 2017 Women to Watch. This year we had so many great nominees, we named five honorees instead of the traditional four. They come from a range of industries...

Maine College of Health Professions makes Forbes' top 30 trade schools list


Forbes recently ranked the Maine College of Health Professions in Lewiston 15th on its Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools list.

UMaine removes barriers for EMCC students transferring to four-year degrees


Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday that allows EMCC students in designated programs to easily transfer credits toward a...

SMCC jumps in to help Maine's construction industry


Southern Maine Community College will launch a program this fall to help the state's construction industry find workers with high-demand trade skills.

Schoodic Institute’s CEO to leave for new post with Nature Conservancy


Schoodic Institute, a public-private partnership with Acadia National Park that focuses on research and education, is looking for a new leader.

Technology with a twist in new Husson University degree program

Renee Cordes |

Starting this school year, Husson University College of Business will offer an undergraduate degree in integrated technology.

Allen Island: A living lab where students can learn from fishermen, scientists, historians and artists

Lori Valigra |

Colby College students spend time on Allen Island, soaking up its lessons in ecology, history and art, as part of the college's unique collaboration with Up East Inc., a Wyeth family foundation...