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Nursing students lend a healing hand in Costa Rica

In the poverty-stricken outskirts of San Jose, Costa Rica, 15 UMaine Nursing International students dedicated their spring break to applying their education and developing new skills. There, they met with community leaders and set up a community clinic where they partnered with local doctors to provide acute care to people that would not otherwise have […]

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UMaine program that connects students with older adults featured in BDN

The Bangor Daily News published a feature article on Project Generations, a new program at the University of Maine that connects college students with older residents in Greater Bangor for their mutual benefit. The program is informally modeled after a program that was founded at Ithaca College and now has a chapter at Cornell University […]

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UMaine field ecology course takes students on safari

The University of Maine sent 18 students majoring in anthropology, zoology, wildlife ecology, and ecology and environmental sciences to Africa for a field studies course in ecology this month. The group, led by two faculty members, explored Africa’s ecology in Arusha, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Parks, and the Ngorongoro Crater of Tanzania. As students […]

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Victoria Hernandez: Army ROTC in Paraguay

University of Maine ROTC cadet Victoria Hernandez’s role models are her parents. Her father immigrated to the U.S. from Honduras in the late 1980s. Her mother followed a few years later. Successfully building a better life as her parents did for the family requires discipline, focus and faith. Hernandez found her own version of the […]

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Nurse Educator journal features School of Nursing disaster simulation

Kelley Strout, assistant professor of nursing, is the lead author of “Interprofessional Mass Casualty Incident Simulation Design Protocol to Prepare Prelicensure Nursing Students to Respond to a Disaster,” in the journal Nurse Educator. The simulation on campus in April 2016 was designed to train nursing students and first responders. It featured a simulated bus accident […]

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Maine is our campus

Read transcript The innovative Maine Track Program, a partnership between Maine Medical Center and the Tufts University School of Medicine, is building a pipeline of physicians with skills in rural Maine medicine. Learn about the program and hear from University of Maine graduates India Stewart and Kim Dao about their experiences in medical school and […]

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Student introduces new technology to Maine forest products industry

The Maine forest products industry has been a part of Walker Day’s life for as long as he can remember. Growing up in the small western Maine town of Lovell, Day watched as his father and grandfather spent the majority of their professional careers in forestry. “They both had a very big impact on how […]

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Koizar earns ‘M’ Club Dean Smith Awards

School of Biology and Ecology senior Sigi Koizar was honored with the Dean Smith award for the second-straight year this week. Koizar, who plays for UMaine’s women’s basketball team, boasts a 3.97 grade point average in biology with a pre-medical concentration and a minor in chemistry. The award is named for Dean Smith, an electrical […]

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UMaine student teams up to win the 2016 Northeast Dairy Challenge

Glens Falls, NY – Five students from five universities combined their business acumen and animal husbandry expertise to win the platinum award at the 2016 Northeast Regional Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge this November. Carly Amsden, a third-year animal science student in the University of Maine’s School of Food and Agriculture from Elliot, Maine, and her team […]

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