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President James Herbert and Anne-Marie Davee welcome Joan Benoit-Samuelson to UNE
President James Herbert and Anne-Marie Davee welcome Joan Benoit-Samuelson to UNE

Olympic gold medal winner Joan Benoit-Samuelson visits UNE

June 20, 2018

In 1984 Joan Benoit-Samuelson won gold in the women’s marathon at the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. It was the first time in the history of the Olympics that a...

UNE graduate Natalie Yarid '17 (Nursing) helped save an injured cyclist
UNE graduate Natalie Yarid '17 (Nursing) helped save an injured cyclist

UNE nursing graduate recognized for saving life of cyclist

June 08, 2018

Natalie Yarid, B.S. ’17 (Nursing) is being credited by a cyclist for saving his life. Liam Somers tells the Portland Press Herald and WCSH he was cycling on the Park...

Taylor Cahill, Kim Humphrey and Sanaa Abaljabbar meet with Senator Susan Collins
Taylor Cahill, Kim Humphrey and Sanaa Abaljabbar meet with Senator Susan Collins

Maine LEND Trainees advocate for those with disabilities on Capitol Hill

May 24, 2018

Seven Maine LEND (Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) Trainees traveled to Washington D.C. where they met with Maine’s congressional delegation and attended the Disability Policy Seminar (DPS2018). The conference,...

The 2017-18 Maine LEND Trainees (L to R): Alex Busack, SLP; Matthew Pascarella, self-advocate; Sanaa Abduljabbar, family member;
The 2017-18 Maine LEND Trainees (L to R): Alex Busack, SLP; Matthew Pascarella, self-advocate; Sanaa Abduljabbar, family member; Seth Hunsicker, M.S.W. ’17; Emily Gall, D.P.T. ’18; Lindsey Rose Pace, D.P.T. ’18; Kim Humphrey, M.P.H.; Taylor Cahill, M.S.OT. ’18; Melissa Ward, family member; and Lindsay Spencer, M.S.OT., ’18.

LEND trainees showcase projects at end-of-year event

May 14, 2018

The 2017-2018 long term trainees of the Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program, directed by Eileen Ricci, PT, D.P.T., M.S., PCS, associate clinical professor in the Department of...

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