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#newnormal

Everyone's living it right now--a new normal. With all the disruptions that the COVID-19 health emergency has created, our UMPI Owls are living, learning, and working in brand new ways and this special series is spotlighting their experiences. All the stories in this #newnormal series are written by UMPI student Melanee Terry, who works in UMPI's Marketing and Communications Office.

  • Marge Yeager

    UMPI student Marge Yeager has faced many obstacles in her life, from breast cancer to spending her last 10 years as a part-time student while working a full-time job with a family at home...

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  • Yang Liu

    While many students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle traveled home in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, Yang Liu, a senior Business major and international student, could not...

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  • Mary Ndukwe

    While students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle are struggling with the changes they have experienced this semester, Mary Ndukwe, the University’s AmeriCorps VISTA, is facing challenges of her own...

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  • Miranda Cole

    Since Fine Arts is such a hands-on and physical major, Miranda and her classmates are going to have to be creative as they finish the semester digitally…

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  • Paul Kaplan

    While much has changed for University of Maine at Presque Isle students because of the COVID-19 health emergency, one thing that hasn’t changed is Paul Kaplan’s willingness to help...

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  • Yvonne Hartridge

    Yvonne Hartridge is a people person. But after having her senior year moved online, her athletic season cancelled, and her work as an RA shifted long distance…

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  • Melanee Terry

    Thursday, March 12, 2020, was a day that I will never forget. I was told to pack my bags and go back home to California because of the COVID-19 outbreak across the country...

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