Want to help make the world a better place (and embark on a fulfilling career while you’re at it)? 在一个, you’ll find a tight-knit, uncommonly supportive community of like-minded souls. We’re people who understand that this world could use a little help and are serious about making meaningful positive impacts on our fellow human beings, on the communities we create together, and on this planet that we all inhabit.
This sense of purpose lives within our 使命和价值观. And it is infused into everything we do at UNE, from our academic programs — in urgently needed professions and disciplines — to the extracurricular opportunities we offer. So when you leave UNE to go out into the world, you’ll be ready to 做好你的工作, helping to address some of today’s — and tomorrow’s — most pressing challenges.
在一个, 多样性、公平和包容 是核心价值, crucial to fulfilling our mission of promoting healthy people, 健康的社区, 一个健康的地球. We are dedicated to fostering a community in which all members feel a true sense of belonging and where their identities are affirmed and honored.
We recognize that we must go far beyond written words to advance our ideals and are committed to implementing policies and coordinating programs and initiatives that support these goals. As we engage in this ongoing work, we grow as individuals and become a better, stronger university.
UNE is featured in the Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green 大学,” which recognizes outstanding sustainability-related policies, practices, and programs. We educate future environmental leaders and contribute valuable climate-change research through our renowned School of Marine and Environmental 科学s. 与此同时， we cultivate sustainability across our campuses 通过核心课程, eco-clubs, and innovative management of our own buildings and facilities.
Our goal is to model sustainable practices for our students and neighboring communities and, 这样做的时候, 积极为清洁工做贡献, 健康的环境.
UNE students have gained a reputation around Southern Maine as positive, 充满激情的制造者, 总是在寻找 ways to engage with local and global communities.
作为一名学生, you’ll have opportunities to serve in many ways, for example helping to provide low-cost health care, 建造社区房屋, 或者保护环境. We maintain a database of hundreds of partner organizations where UNE students volunteer or pursue internships regularly. If you have a passion, we’ll connect you with opportunities for action.