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How This College Kid Won A Local Election On A $200 Budget

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.23.2015 | College

Most college students claim to be good multi-taskers. Lee Jackson, however, is probably better at it than most. Jackson is a third-year student at ...

University Of Maine To Divest From Coal

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2015 | Green

By Robin Respaut Jan 27 (Reuters) - The University of Maine Board of Trustees has unanimously agreed to divest from direct holdings in...

Sport and Society for Arete-Does Corruption Matter?

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.25.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Over the past few weeks, college sport has once again taken over the lead in ink and air time; not actually games, of course, but stories that illustrate the corruption of higher education in America by the presence of intercollegiate athletics on campus, or more precisely football on campus.

To Maine With Love

Meg Campbell | Posted 07.26.2014 | Education
Meg Campbell

"Everyone thinks I'm crazy for wanting to go to the University of Maine instead of UMass Boston," Kyesha Slaughter said to me last week, clutching an...

The Disappearing of Small Public Colleges

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 09.28.2013 | College
Cynthia Huggins

All across this nation, small publics are getting squeezed out of the mix, disappearing between rapidly growing research universities, small private colleges with healthy endowments, and for-profit institutions offering online programs in every conceivable field.

College Enrollment Expected To Slip Over Next Decade

stateline | Ben Wieder | Posted 03.18.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

Which Schools Are Freezing Tuition This Year?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Temple University announced on Thursday they will not increase tuition on undergraduate students next year. "Rising student debt is one of the majo...

Jordan Howard

Maine GOP Chair Accuses Canadian College Students Of Voter Fraud | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster has been coming under fire in recent days for his allegation that more than 200 college ...

13 Colleges That Are Still Accepting Applications

Posted 07.12.2011 | College

Didn't get into any colleges you applied to? Put the process off until most other people heard where they were going? All is not lost! As of May 4...

Colleges Move To Ban Smoking On Campus

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Colleges across the country are attempting to snuff out smokers by forbidding the habit on school grounds. According to Time, 365 campuses had instit...

Lobster Institute Bolstered By Major Donation

The Maine Campus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The University of Maine's Lobster Institute is looking forward to a substantial donation from an Isleboro lobsterman. For 22 years, UMaine has bee...

U Of Maine Proposal Would Eliminate 16 Majors, 80 Faculty

The Maine Campus | Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010, 2:06 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

By 2014, the University of Maine will no longer have a public administration department; nor will it offer majors in theater, foreign languages, women...

Students: Gay Marriage 'Inevitable'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The consensus among college students regarding the legalization of gay marriage? It will happen -- it's just a matter of when. According to the Chron...

UMaine BANS Cigarettes

The Maine Campus | Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2010, 2:35 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

University of Maine President Robert Kennedy announced his approval of the Tobacco Free Campus Initiative to faculty senate members during their Feb. ...

COLUMN: Are We The Dumbest Generation?

The Maine Campus | Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2010, 2:19 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

You are part of the dumbest generation. If you are reading this and are surprised by it, you are not alone -- I was surprised, too. According to a ...

UMaine Students' House Up In Flames | Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2010, 7:54 Pm | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The two-story building at 34 Pine St. housed four female University of Maine students, according to Dean of Students Robert Dana, all of whom have bee...

A Visit To The Campus Arsenal

The Maine Campus | Posted on Monday, February 15th, 2010, 2:57 Am | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Housed within the darkened command center of the University of Maine Public Safety office, behind the circus of lights emanating from the dispatch con...