Events From UNE (Biddeford & Portland, Maine)

January 2012

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Upcoming Events

Through February 10 - Taking a Stand: The 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration features a number of events, including lectures by Tricia Rose, Brown University, and the Rev. H. Roy Partridge, Jr., Bowdoin College. More

February 2  - Join fellow PA alumni for an opportunity to network during the DEAPA Winter Conference in Newry, Maine!  UNE’s program director, George Bottomley, DVM, PA-C, will provide a department update. More

February 2 - The Maine Women Write Book Club will discuss Sarah Braunstein's novel, The Sweet Relief of Missing Children, and will be joined by the author for a reading and conversation at the UNE Maine Women Writers Collection. More

February 8 - Add Verb Productions presents a performance of "The Thin Line," an engaging theatrical production that breaks the silence around eating disorders.  More 

February 9 - The UNE-Maine Geriatric Education Center's Living Art-Living Well Studio features one of the most gifted basket makers of the Passamaquoddy Nation, Molly Neptune Parker, and her grandson George Neptune. More

February 10 - Join fellow Physical Therapy alumni during the American Physical Therapy Associations' Combined Sections Meeting in Chicago!  UNE Program Director Mike Sheldon, PT, M.S., will provide a department update.  More

February 11 - Men's and women's basketball alumni games - Come take on fellow alumni prior to a varsity basketball double-header. More

February 15 - Professor Curt Cyr of the UNE College of Pharmacy discusses "Healthcare Litigation: An Interprofessional Approach to Reducing Medical Errors." More

See a complete listing of upcoming events on the University Calendar and the Alumni Calendar.


UNE’s medical school Dean Marc B. Hahn was among a select group of medical deans that met with First Lady Michelle Obama to announce a new initiative to address the unique health care needs of veterans and their families. More

Professor Nananda Col, M.D., of UNE's College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently served on a NIH Consensus Development Panel in Washington, DC making recommendations for the care of prostate cancer. More

Anouar Majid, UNE associate provost for global initiatives, has published a new book titled Islam and America: Building a Future without Prejudice. More

UNE's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center will be a beneficiary of the proceeds from a music CD, titled Sea Horse, featuring southern Maine area musicians, released by the York Harbor Inn. More

Eric G.E. Zuelow, assistant professor of European history, was elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society (RHS), Britain’s foremost historical organization. More

Lacy McIntosh, D.O. '10, was profiled in Martha's Vineyard Times about her career and love of baseball. Read the story

Miss Maine, Julia Furtado, a UNE applied exercise science major, received the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award at the Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada. for community service, talent, and physical fitness. More

Athletics News

The Morning Sentinel profiled women's basketball co-captain Kelley Paradis, a senior majoring in exercise science. Read the story.

The women's soccer team set out for the tropical island of Barbados on Tuesday, Jan. 3, for a week-long trip of soccer and sightseeing. Read their blog.

The women's soccer team has been honored with the Silver version of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Ethics Award for  2011 - the second year in-a-row the program has received such recognition. More