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UNE dental college's first graduating class takes its skills on the road


Students in the inaugural graduating class at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine have begun the final component of their program, which involves participating in the college's...

Alfond grant will help fund program to train nurses


Saint Joseph’s College in Standish received a $1.5 million challenge grant to address critical shortages in Maine’s nursing workforce.

Tech program links students to business

A new education trend based on combining classroom instruction in science, technology, engineering and math benefits with hands-on challenges requiring real-world solutions is paying off for a...

USM growth strong in Lewiston

The University of Southern Maine says undergraduate enrollment grew by 4% among campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.

Workforce shortage identified in Paris/Norway region

Employment and business experts meet to discuss a workforce shortage in the greater Paris/Norway region.

Delta Dental establishes fund for UNE

Delta Dental Plan of Maine will donate $600,000 to the University of New England College of Dental Medicine for the development of a scholarship and loan-repayment program.

Aging Mainers aren’t alone in working longer

Maine’s aging workforce can be viewed a selling point or a drawback, depending on the perspective.

UMaine at Presque Isle students map with drones

Drone technology for practical application is getting a boost at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, where students and professors in the geographic information systems program deployed two DJI...

Report details Island Institute's 2016 impact on islands and coast

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The Rockland-based nonprofit reported operating revenue of $5.47 million and almost $5.4 million in operating expenses, which included $883,179 being spent on community development and $1 million on...

Portland: New office seeks to connect immigrants with employers

The City of Portland is considering opening a new office aimed at helping immigrants, minorities and other economically hard-pressed residents connect with businesses and service providers.