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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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17 New Faculty Hired in Last 2 Years

The College of Engineering has been able to hire 17 new faculty in the last two years, with 59% of the new hires being women! Aaron Gallant, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering civil.umaine.edu/aaron-gallant Amber Killip Assistant Professor Construction Engineering Technology amber.killip@maine.edu Babak Hejrati Assistant Professor Mechanical Engineering umaine.edu/mecheng/hejrati Masoud Rais-Rohani Chair & Richard […]

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Francis Crowe December Induction Ceremony

The College of Engineering hosted the annual Francis Crowe Induction Ceremony on December 11th to recognize recent December grads and also a distinguished engineer, faculty and honorary engineers into the Francis Crowe Society. The December 11, 2017 Francis Crowe program can be seen here, as a download. Francis Crowe Society Membership Distinguished Members Individuals who have made major […]

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Engineering Education and Design Center – Design Teams Chosen

Editor’s note: Story updated Dec. 7. The team of WBRC Architects Engineers, based in Bangor, and Ellenzweig, an architecture and planning firm in Boston, has been selected to design the Engineering Education and Design Center at the University of Maine, proposed to be upward of $80 million. The team, which includes five other Maine firms […]

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Paige Belanger: Co-Op Experience

This summer, third-year bioengineering student Paige Belanger had the opportunity to Co-Op at Solenis, an American manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power and municipal markets. Paige’s position at Solenis was a commercial engineering intern. In this role, she conducted daily microbiological system profiles and investigated problems […]

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Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is hosting the annual Design & Build Cardboard Canoe Race on Saturday, September 30 at 1:00 p.m. Location: Stillwater River by the Steamplant Parking Lot Register Now! $20 Per Team Up to 4 people per canoe Contact umaine.asme@gmail.com for further details and to register  

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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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