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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.

USM is committed to 'workforce development'

I could not agree more with a letter you published recently from Thomas Harmon (See letter to the editor,...

University of Southern Maine ponders changing its name

In a letter sent to alumni on Wednesday, University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings floated the idea of changing the university's name.

Bernstein Shur gives $50K to Maine Law in honor of retiring shareholder

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The Portland-based law firm Bernstein Shur has committed to a $50,000 gift to the University of Maine School of Law in honor of its retiring shareholder Pat Peard. The gift is intended to support the...

Northern Maine universities pursue ways to attract and keep more nurses in rural Maine

Renee Cordes |

An academic partnership between the University of Maine campuses at Fort Kent and Presque Isle to offer a nursing degree and Husson University's $3 million Wellness and Learning Center that will...