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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 8:05 am

On the Market: LePage lays out plan for job-seeking college grads

Gov. LePage lays out his plans for graduating students on the steps of Fogler.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage, who is currently campaigning for reelection, visited the University of Maine last Monday afternoon last week to speak about the difficulties Maine’s college graduates face in finding careers and what he intends …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 8:03 am

Behind the polls: UMaine’s presence on the November ballot

On Nov. 4, students will have the opportunity to vote for a bond issue that could greatly affect the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service (Co Op), as well as the University itself. If passed, the …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 8:02 am

Students lament cancellation of Onward Program

The cancellation of the Onward Program at UMaine came as hard news to take and comprehend for past and present members of the program, who said they owe their success to it.
Earlier in October, it was …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 8:01 am

Maine Sea Grant recieves $500,000

The Maine Sea Grant program has received a $500,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Independent Sen. Angus King announced the grant earlier this month.
“[The Maine coastline is a] …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 8:00 am

Police Beat for Oct. 20, 2014

Oct. 5
 
1:05 a.m. – Snitches get stitches
University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) officers responded to a Resident Assistant’s complaint of offensive writing in Cumberland Hall. When the officers reported to the scene they found the phrase …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 7:59 am

“A whole different animal”: Emera Observatory opens its doors

The Emera Astronomy Center held its first public show on Sunday.

A dedication ceremony was held for the new Emera Astronomy Center on Friday, Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. The event kicked off Homecoming weekend and was attended by UMaine faculty, staff, alumni and students.
The $5.2 million …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 7:58 am

Orono approves fiber optics in tech park

In an effort to spur economic development and bring new jobs to the community, the Orono Town Council gave the go ahead for a fiber optics development project that would establish infrastructure for high-speed Internet access …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 7:57 am

UMaine announces $7 million budget cut for flagship campus

University of Maine officials announced Thursday that they must cut next year’s $242 million budget by $7 million, but will not eliminate any academic programs and will try to avoid layoffs in a bid to have …

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Monday, October 20th, 2014, 7:56 am

UMaine VP of enrollment leaves despite success

It has been confirmed that the University of Maine’s vice president of enrollment management is no longer working with the University. However, the circumstances regarding his departure remain unclear.
Vice president Jimmy Jung was hired by the …

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Monday, October 13th, 2014, 1:09 pm

Governor Paul LePage speaks at University of Maine during latest campaign stop

Issues facing state's college graduates primary focus of speech

Maine Republican governor Paul LePage, who is currently campaigning for reelection, visited the University of Maine on Monday afternoon to speak about the difficulties Maine’s college graduates face in finding careers and what he intends to …

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