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UNE launches data science program to boost graduates' job prospects

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The University of New England is launching an undergraduate degree program in data science on its Biddeford campus to open up more job opportunities for graduates.

Jackson Lab will share $500K grant to study potential skin treatment

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Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory and a Connecticut biotech firm have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to explore how one form of bacteria may help prevent skin...

Tilson hires Adria Horn for workforce development role, looks for CFO

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Tilson, the fast-growing Portland-based network deployment and IT professional services firm, has named Adria Horn as its vice president of workforce development. She starts on Sept. 19.

Jackson Lab's new Ellsworth production facility now open for business

Laurie Schreiber |

Jackson Laboratory opened its new Charles E. Hewett Center — a 134,900-square-foot mouse production facility, called a “vivarium” — in Ellsworth on Aug. 23.

E2Tech plans gubernatorial debate over energy-related issues

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The Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine, better known as E2Tech, is hosting a gubernatorial debate on issues of “energy, environment, technology and economic development”...

Husson to offer undergrad degree in fast-growing data analytics field

Renee Cordes |

Starting this fall, students at Husson University in Bangor will be able to pursue an undergraduate degree in the fast-growing data analytics field.

Strike averted as Consolidated reaches tentative agreement with unions

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Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. and its 1,200 union-represented workers in northern New England came to a tentative contract agreement Friday night shortly before a midnight deadline.

WEX in hiring mode as it posts double-digit Q2 revenue gain

James McCarthy |

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is in a hiring mode in Maine, thanks to continued revenue growth and recent contract wins and renewals.

MTI, Biobased Maine issue last call for 'emerging forest technologies'

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The Maine Technology Institute and Biobased Maine have issued their last call in their “request for information” from emerging forest industry technologies that would like to be...

WEX survey shows 'strong' global appetite for payments innovation

Renee Cordes |

WEX Inc., the South Portland-based provider of corporate payment processing and business solutions for truck fleets, travel and health care, said its survey of global CFOs and executives found a...