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2011-05-12 14:28:00

UNITY, Maine, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An internationally-recognized scientist has been named the next President of Unity College, a small environmental college in Maine that has made significant strides in recent years.

2011-03-21 16:05:00

UNITY, Maine, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010, Unity College proudly raised the bar on how green a college commencement could be, offering features such as 100% power from renewable sources, diplomas on recycled paper, and caps and gowns made from recycled plastic bottles. For its planned 2011 commencement exercises, the environmental college in Unity, Maine, will attempt to improve upon its previous achievement. Will Unity College once again host the greenest college...

2009-07-02 14:34:00

UNITY, Maine, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when colleges and universities across the United States are trimming jobs, Unity College is boldly bucking the belt tightening trend. The creation of new positions is in response to a historically large pool of applicants, strong retention of students, new and ongoing public/private partnerships, and an increase in giving to the College during the 2008-2009 fiscal year.

2008-10-13 15:00:30

By JONI AVERILL One unfortunate aspect of these busy times, as many of us recognize, is the inability of groups and organizations to sustain their memberships and continue to implement their goals and objectives.

2008-10-10 15:00:28

ISLESBORO - Islesboro Central School has announced the expansion of its popular magnet program that accepts mainland students to the island.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

By GEORGE CHAPPELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF SEARSPORT - Environmentalist Ron Huber of Rockland said he believes the proposed industrial part of Sears Island should be given the same oversight as the conservation side receives.

2008-10-03 15:00:24

By WALTER GRIFFIN; OF THE NEWS STAFF BELFAST - Communities making up SAD 34 and SAD 56 will have an opportunity to learn about the plan to consolidate the two school districts during a series of informal meetings this month.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.