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2014-04-01 23:01:41

Researchers believe there is a multimillion dollar consumer market potential for this "underappreciated species." Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The University of New England will soon be investigating ways to create a culinary market for the spiny dogfish, an abundant shark in Maine and northeastern U.S. waters, with the potential for a multimillion-dollar boost to the economy. The NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service’s Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program has funded...

2014-03-13 23:02:17

The University of New England announces the largest fundraising campaign in its history. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The University of New England's $60 million “Moving Forward” campaign builds on the tremendous positive momentum the university has attained since launching its ambitious Vision 2017 strategic plan five years ago, under the leadership of President Danielle Ripich. Vision 2017 has a simple but bold mission: “The University of New England will be...

2014-02-26 23:02:18

The award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine recognizes UNE Professor Edward Bilsky's work on the neuroscience of pain, and his advocacy for individuals suffering from acute and chronic pain. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., University of New England vice president for research and scholarship, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Patient Advocacy Award by the American Academy for Pain Medicine (AAPM). The award will be presented March 8th...

2014-02-17 23:00:56

UNE and AUI Agree to Collaborate to Advance the Internationalization of Higher Education Ifrane, Morocco (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Against the picturesque setting of fog-shrouded Ifrane, a small resort town in the Atlas Mountains, where skiing is a popular pastime this season, the University of New England (UNE) and Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI), a leading American-style institution in Morocco and North Africa, signed an agreement today to collaborate on academic and cultural...

2014-01-09 23:01:18

After a national search, the University of New England has appointed James B. Hanley, D.M.D. as the new Dean of the College of Dental Medicine, effective April 1, 2014. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Dr. Hanley has an extensive background in private practice, dental education and administration that positions him to lead University of New England’s newest College, which enrolled its inaugural class in August 2013. This includes a distinguished 34-year career at Tufts...

2013-12-23 23:22:06

UNE commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s historic visit to campus in 1964 with a semester-long series of speakers, events and community service in 2014. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 In May 1964, Rev. Clarence LaPlante O.F.M., was the young president of St. Francis College – what is now University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. As the college’s spiritual and academic leader during a challenging period in our nation’s history, he felt a unique...

2013-11-27 23:02:12

One of the few undergraduate-run TEDx organizations in the country, TEDxUNE featured dynamic speakers, including best-selling author Linda Greenlaw. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 University of New England’s first TEDx UNE event held November 22 on UNE’s Biddeford Campus explored the theme "Inspire" through dynamic speakers including author Linda Greenlaw, Hope Elephants' Andrew Stewart, and UNE's own Ed Bilsky, Barry Costa-Pierce and David Livingstone...

2013-11-27 23:01:53

UNE Names Renowned Geriatrician, Educator and Health Care Leader John W. Rowe, MD as Recipient Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Renowned geriatrician, educator and health care leader John W. Rowe, MD has been named the recipient of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine 2013-14 Humanism in Aging Leadership Award. The award ceremony takes place at noon on December 9, 2013 at the Alfond Center for the Health Sciences, Lecture Hall 304, on UNE’s Biddeford...

2013-10-02 23:01:09

UNE’s College of Dental Medicine, the first in northern New England, welcomed the inaugural class of 64 includes 24 students from Maine, representing 11 counties and more than 20 towns. There are also five students from New Hampshire, four from Vermont and other students representing 16 states in addition to Canada. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 University of New England celebrated the opening of the first dental school in northern New England on October 2, 2013 with a...

2013-09-19 23:03:54

University of New England renames and rebrands its successful Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Conservation Program, which cares for marine mammals and sea turtles throughout New England. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Since opening its doors in 2001, the University of New England’s Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center (MARC) has provided hands-on experience for nearly 1,000 students and volunteers and cutting-edge medical care for over 1,000 marine mammals and sea turtles...