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UNE Occupational Therapy students helped individuals with disabilities "Rev up the Vote"
UNE Occupational Therapy students helped individuals with disabilities "Rev up the Vote"

Occupational Therapy students help “Rev up the Vote”

August 08, 2018

Six UNE occupational therapy students recently helped individuals with disabilities in the Greater Portland area exercise their fundamental right to participate in the political decision-making process. “It lets them have...

Hope Dubois handles a chick that was born in one of the nesting stations placed around the Biddeford Campus as part of the Univ
Hope Dubois '21 handles a chick that was born in one of the nesting stations placed around the Biddeford Campus as part of the University’s Mosquito Control Program. The program aims to reduce the number of mosquitoes on campus by growing mosquito-repellent plants and by using a natural predator approach that encourages the nesting of bats and mosquito-eating birds.

Sustainability Office summer intern Hope Dubois says mosquitoes are for the birds!

July 27, 2018

An irate mother bird squawks angrily at Hope Dubois ’21 as she gingerly scoops a newborn chick from its nest into her cupped hand. It is difficult to precisely locate...

James Sulikowski's shark research is featured in a Portland Press Herald cover story
James Sulikowski's shark research is featured in a Portland Press Herald cover story

'Portland Press Herald' cover story features new UNE shark research

July 24, 2018

For the first time, James Sulikowski, Ph.D., professor of Marine Science, is using underwater video cameras to document sharks off the coast of southern Maine. Sulikowski and his undergraduate students...

Elissa Kane '19 tends to UNE's honey bee hives as part of her summer internship with the University's Office of Sustainability.
Elissa Kane '19 tends to UNE's honey bee hives as part of her summer internship with the University's Office of Sustainability. The hives are one component of UNE's Edible Campus Initiative.

What’s the buzz on the Edible Campus Initiative?

July 20, 2018

Elissa Kane ’19, a double major in Environmental Studies and Business Administration, never envisioned herself wearing beekeeper’s gear at college. “I’m so scared of bees,” she admits. But her summer...

Five Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies students coached Biddeford Intermediate School's Girls on the Run team as part of
Five Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies students coached Biddeford Intermediate School's Girls on the Run team as part of a spring internship. L-R: Jenna Roberge, Katie LaMarre, Haley Lawlor, Assistant Clinical Professor Bethany Fortier, Stephanie Snow and Alexa Hughes

HWOS students inspire holistic wellness on Biddeford Girls on the Run team

July 19, 2018

As part of a spring internship course taught by Assistant Clinical Professor Collyn J. Baeder, M.P.H., five Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies (HWOS) students served as coaches on Biddeford Intermediate...

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