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UMaine’s 216th Commencement is May 12

More than 1,650 students, including 34 doctoral degree candidates, are expected to participate in the University of Maine’s 216th Commencement on May 12 in Harold Alfond Sports Arena on campus. UMaine Commencement will be held in two ceremonies, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Both ceremonies are ticketed events and live streaming will be available. Tips for attending Commencement, […]

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Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2018 Student Symposium

More than 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students presented their work during the third annual University of Maine Student Symposium held at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on April 17. The free public event, which was organized by UMaine Graduate Student Government and the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) as part of Maine Impact Week, […]

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College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture names outstanding student and faculty award winners

The University of Maine College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture honored 24 undergraduate students for academic excellence, as well as eight graduate students and three faculty members at its annual celebration of excellence on Wednesday, April 18 at the University of Maine’s Wells Conference Center. Undergraduate student award recipients are: Frank B. & Charles […]

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Nine college faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion

Nine of the college’s faculty have received tenure and/or promotion. The faculty members were nominated by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter based on a peer and administrative review of their successful teaching, research and public service, and approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. “UMaine’s world-class faculty are at the heart of […]

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Walker speaks with WVII about increasing enrollment to meet nurse shortage

Mary Walker, director of the University of Maine School of Nursing, was interviewed by WVII (Channel 7) about increasing enrollment to meet the state’s growing nurse shortage. “Maine is experiencing a shortfall in nurses that is going to deepen across the next five years until there are about 3,200 nurses short of what we need […]

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Nursing student, ROTC cadet, field hockey player featured on WABI

Lydia Gavner, a nursing student at the University of Maine, was featured on WABI (Channel 5). Gavner also is a member of the UMaine field hockey team and a cadet in the UMaine Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). “I have a list of priorities. Obviously I can’t play field hockey if I don’t have […]

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UMaine welcomes 115 School of Nursing students, WABI reports

WABI (Channel 5) reported 115 University of Maine School of Nursing students — the largest first-year class in recent history — took an oath of compassionate care during the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and American Association of Colleges of Nursing White Coat Ceremony. With many Maine nurses nearing the retirement age, it’s expected that by […]

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Sun Journal interviews nursing student about volunteer trip to Costa Rica

The Sun Journal spoke with University of Maine nursing student Natalie Bolduc of Dixfield for an article about her volunteer trip to Costa Rica. Bolduc was one of 15 UMaine nursing majors who traveled to the Central American country during spring break to provide health care to those in need, according to the article. “They […]

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