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Students learn industry practices in the new Occupational Therapy Lab at UNE's Portland Campus
The new Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (M.S.O.T.) Lab opened in May as an all-in-one, collaborative learning space for Occupational Therapy students.

At UNE, a dynamic space for occupational therapy education

February 20, 2020

One corner of the room boasts a bed and adjacent table — another, a tub. Along that same wall, there is a full kitchen, complete with a stove, refrigerator, and...

UNE President James Herbert addresses the crowd following a presentation by athlete and motivational speaker Victoria Garrick.
UNE President James Herbert addresses the crowd following a presentation about mental health by athlete and motivational speaker Victoria Garrick on Monday, February 3.

UNE student athletes engage in powerful discussion on mental health

February 10, 2020

Body image, anxiety, and depression — but also hope — were among the topics of a keynote presentation by former college athlete and motivational speaker Victoria Garrick at the University...

From left: Madeline Gendron (HWOS ’20), Deanna Padilla (HWOS ’20), and Meagan Accardi (HWOS ’20)
From left: Madeline Gendron (HWOS ’20), Deanna Padilla (HWOS ’20), and Meagan Accardi (HWOS ’20)

UNE students promote community wellness at Kennebunk health fair

December 16, 2019

University of New England students in the Department of Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies (HWOS), as well as nutrition and public health, recently provided educational health resources at the Town...

Class of 2022 students gathered in Biddeford to spread holiday cheer during service event
Class of 2022 students gathered in Biddeford to spread holiday cheer during service event

Class of 2022 students spread holiday cheer in Biddeford

November 26, 2019

The University of New England’s Office of Citizenship & Civic Engagement recently partnered with the Heart of Biddeford for a service event involving students from the Class of 2022. Sixty-five...

UNE students were recently recognized with the Outstanding Future Professional Awards
UNE students were recently recognized with the Outstanding Future Professional Awards

UNE students receive Outstanding Future Professional Awards

November 21, 2019

Four UNE students recently received the Outstanding Future Professional Award from the Maine Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MAHPERD). Carly Perreault (AES, ’20), Katie Beaudoin (AES, ’20),...

Haley Lawlor, Collyn Baeder, Dawne-Marie Dunbar, Bernice Mills and Karen Pardue at Collaborating Across Borders
Haley Lawlor, Collyn Baeder, Dawne-Marie Dunbar, Bernice Mills and Karen Pardue at Collaborating Across Borders

UNE well represented at international interprofessional conference

October 28, 2019

UNE faculty, alumni and professional staff were well represented at Collaborating Across Borders (CAB), an international interprofessional conference that took place recently at Indiana University. The UNE representatives presented on...

Charles Lubelczyk, M.P.H. '13, gives the inaugural presentation of "Tick Talk," hosted by UNE's Planetary Health Council.
Charles Lubelczyk, M.P.H. '13, gives the inaugural presentation of "Tick Talk," hosted by UNE's Planetary Health Council.

UNE Planetary Health Council hosts alum Charles Lubelczyk for “Tick Talk”

May 24, 2019

In April, the UNE Planetary Health Council hosted Charles B. Lubelczyk, M.P.H., for a "Tick Talk" lecture on the Biddeford Campus. The presentation was titled “Climate Change & Tick Expansion:...

Panelists from the Athletes and Mental Health event are members of UNE's support services
Panelists from the Athletes and Mental Health event are members of UNE's support services

Mental health and the pressures of athletics explored in IPEC event

May 02, 2019

UNE’s Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) brought more than 200 students from varying disciplines together to explore the role of mental health in athletics. Katie Hawke, M.S., associate clinical professor in...

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