College Updates

Black Bear Robotics Compete in FL

The Black Bear Robotics Team is in FL now getting ready to compete! They had an eventful Day 1 at the RMC. The night before they rebuilt their robot (they shipped it in pieces in their suitcases) in their hotel. They did a time lapse of it, which can be seen on the College of […]

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$1 Million Corporate Pledge Given towards Engineering Education & Design Center

Packaging Corporation of America has pledged a $1 million gift to help construct the University of Maine Engineering Education and Design Center, according to UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation President Carrie Enos. PCA is one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S. and a corporate member of UMPPF. Headquartered […]

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Peng Awarded Prestigious 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Yi Peng, a graduate student in Civil Engineering who conducts research at the Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has received a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The Fellowship provides a three-year annual stipend and tuition assistance. Peng, from Old Town, Maine, is among the 2,000 Fellows selected from more than 12,000 applicants. Peng […]

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11th Year for the MSTI Summer Program

 Sheila Pendse, project development associate in the Dean’s Office of the University of Maine College of Engineering, and Eliza Hosford, a chemical engineering major at UMaine, visited the studio of WABI (Channel 5) to speak about the Maine Summer Transportation Institute. For the 11th year, the UMaine summer camp will allow middle school students to learn about […]

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UMaine names 2018 valedictorian, salutatorian – both Engineering Students!

The University of Maine’s 2018 valedictorian is Graham Van Goffrier of Norwell, Massachusetts and the salutatorian is Brianna DeGone of Turner, Maine. They will be honored at UMaine’s 216th Commencement in Harold Alfond Sports Arena May 12. Van Goffrier will receive a bachelor’s degree in physics, with minors in electrical engineering, mathematics and nanotechnology, and […]

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Site selected for new Engineering Education and Design Center

The new Engineering Education and Design Center (EEDC) will be sited on the current location of the Machine Tool Lab on campus. The site selection was approved by UMaine President Susan J. Hunter, based on the recommendation of an 11-member university building committee, working with the (EEDC) design team of WBRC Architects Engineers, based in […]

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UMaine gets $10M gift for engineering building, media report

March 20, 2018 The Associated Press, Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, Maine Public, Mainebiz, WABI(Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported the University of Maine has received a $10 million gift from an anonymous donor to help build its engineering education and design center. The gift is the largest single estate donation in the university’s history, the BDN reported. UMaine is […]

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