We Need More Women in the Engineering Field

We Need More Women in the Engineering Field

In recognition of Black History Month, Women and Girls in Science Day, and Engineer’s Week, all in the short month of February, we’re opening the dialogue about women in the field of engineering. Women represent more than half of the U.S. population and yet represent...
Different Trees Make Different Products

Different Trees Make Different Products

We know the United States uses a lot of toilet paper (second only to China) and that other paper products like paper towels, napkins and tissues are everyday essentials. But what about other popular products that “low-key” contain paper or paper by-products? Let’s...
Beyond Toilet Paper: Surprising Items Made with Paper

Beyond Toilet Paper: Surprising Items Made with Paper

We know the United States uses a lot of toilet paper (second only to China) and that other paper products like paper towels, napkins and tissues are everyday essentials. But what about other popular products that “low-key” contain paper or paper by-products? Let’s...
Road Trip!

Road Trip!

To help University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation (UMPPF) students find the right co-op and/or full-time employer that fits their skills and personalities, UMPPF President Carrie Enos and Program Director Jennifer Ireland make it a point to visit and familiarize...
What the Foundation Built

What the Foundation Built

Building a Strong Foundation The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation (UMPPF) is widely recognized for its long-running scholarship program. For decades, it has supported undergraduate students in engineering and technical programs. Those scholarship dollars...