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MAINE Hello – Aug. 31! Welcome Students!

Welcome New Engineering Students! Maine Hello volunteers are ready to welcome you and to help you with your move in experience. Here is a link to information for first year students that will help answer your questions. Maine Hello is a campus-wide event wherein returning students, faculty and staff members from across the university volunteer […]

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Graduating Senior Matthew Ireland Awarded J. Morris Weinberg Student Innovation Award

Graduating senior in Mechanical Engineering, Matthew Ireland was awarded the J. Morris Weinberg Student Innovation Ward. The purpose of this award is to encourage the efforts and achievements of outstanding science student undergraduates who undertake novel and entrepreneurial initiatives in a multidisciplinary environment. Ireland was nominated for the award by Dr. Habib Dagher, Dr. Masoud Rais-Rohani, and James Anderson. […]

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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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GEE 230 Intro to Engineering Leadership & Management

GEE 230 Introduction to Engineering Leadership and Management 1 cr. Mondays  Section 0001 1:00-1:50 & Section 0002 2:00-2:50 PM LEADERSHIP SKILLS – CRITICAL TO YOUR CAREER! Employers are looking for leaders with technical skills not just great engineers! Why do you need strong leadership skills?    – Increases your job opportunities    – Increases your advancement potential    – Increases your […]

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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, 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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High Altitude Ballooning group to live stream eclipse at Clemson University

A University of Maine contingent will be in South Carolina on Aug. 21 to provide people around the world with a live view of the total eclipse from the edge of space. The engineering group is part of the NASA-sponsored project, “Great American Eclipse,” during which students from 55 teams nationwide will launch high-altitude balloons […]

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