College Updates

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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Avangrid Foundation Call for Scholarships Deadline April 2nd

Avangrid Foundation 2018/2019 Call for Scholarships Applications can be submitted until 8 AM (EST) on April 2nd, 2018.                   Interested students can read more about the scholarship and apply by going to the press release on our website. Should you have any questions about any aspect of this application, please […]

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Austin Steward

Austin Steward is a third year Bioengineering major with a pre-med track with the direction of pediatrics. Austin was part of a select group who gained early access to the Tufts University of Medicine through the Maine Track Program Early Assurance. “Coming to the University of Maine, I am a third-generation student on both sides […]

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UMaine Engineers Are Growing Maine’s Economy

Brewer engineering business Compotech Inc. was the focus of the Bangor Daily News feature, “Where the Bangor region’s future job growth will probably come from.” http://bangordailynews.com/…/where-the-bangor-regions-futu…/ The article argues economic development in the Bangor area is likely to look like Compotech Inc., a business with 10 employees that got its start at the University of […]

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UMaine, EMCC agreement makes transferring to four-year degrees easier

  Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine signed a Memorandum of Understanding Aug. 1, that confirms the commitment of both institutions to allow EMCC students in designated programs to easily transfer credits toward a UMaine bachelor’s degree. The MOU supports the creation of program agreements to streamline admission opportunities for academically qualified […]

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Computer Pioneer Chuck I. Peddle Inducted into the Francis Crowe Society

The Legendary Chuck Peddle, Inventor of The Personal Computer, UMaine Engineering Physics Class of 1959, was inducted into the Francis Crowe Society as a distinguished engineer on June 24th in the town of San Leandro, CA by Dana Humphrey, President Susan Hunter, and Patricia Cummings, Senior Director of Philanthropy, University of Maine Foundation. Charles Ingerham […]

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ORPC successfully concludes Power Take-off testing at UMaine

June 21, 2017 Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has successfully completed full-scale testing of a specialized, water-lubricated bearing system and associated driveline components designed for underwater systems that capture energy from ocean tides and river currents at the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. The purpose is to make the systems more durable […]

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UMaine’s SVT Program wins national grand prize

June 19, 2017 The University of Maine Surveying Engineering Technology Program has received the 2017 Surveying Education Award from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), the organization’s top honor that comes with a $25,000 grand prize. The Surveying Education Award recognizes surveying/geomatics programs that best reflect NCEES’ mission to advance licensure […]

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