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Five UNE alumni — Dawn McLaughlin, Joshua Chard, Lacey Todd, Katie Flannery, and Emily Rosser — are pictured against a whiteboard
Representing nearly one-third of the state’s 16 counties, the five teachers are all eligible for selection as the sole Maine Teacher of the Year this fall. They are all educators of elementary and middle school — teaching a range of subjects from science, reading, health, physical education, and the performing arts — and serve as leaders in their academic and cultural communities.

UNE in the News

Portland Phoenix publishes rave review of UNE Art Gallery's latest exhibition
UNE's Kathryn Brandt again offers advice on staying safe amid air quality concerns from Canadian wildfires
UNE, Cheyney University articulation agreement earns local coverage

Student News

Abbie Anderson poses with a mobile phone. The name of her app, Clyk, is shown behind her
Abbie Anderson, B.S. ’23 (Sustainability and Business) has pioneered Clyk, an app that seeks to empower college students to meet others with similar interests, discover new hobbies and activities, and explore new places on and off campus. The app also earned Anderson the top prize of $10,000 in startup funding on the eighth season of the "Greenlight Maine" College Edition.

Faculty and Professional Staff News

Jane Carreiro, D.O., vice president of Health Affairs and dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine
Carreiro, vice president for Health Affairs and dean of UNE's College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been named chair-elect of the Board of Deans of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.

Featured Video

Shark Detection Buoy Deployment

Watch as UNE assistant professor John Mohan and his students deploy a real-time shark detection buoy in the waters off UNE’s coastal Biddeford Campus. The solar-powered buoy can detect tagged great white sharks as they make their way toward the shore and send a notice to lifeguards in real time to alert swimmers. The project is a win-win for both researchers studying shark populations and the state’s eager summertime beachgoers.

UNE Magazine

Cover for the 2022 U N E Magazine

Rising inflation, political polarization, and economic disparity; the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic and the war in Ukraine; and continued emergence of social justice issues. As society becomes increasingly chaotic and divided, UNE faculty, administration, and professional staff must answer the question, “How do we prepare students to succeed in a fractured society?”

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