Outreach

VillageSoup reports on Expanding Your Horizons STEM conference for girls

VillageSoup reported a group of seventh-grade students from Oceanside Middle School in Rockland joined more than 450 middle school girls from around the state at the annual University of Maine conference that aims to provide a safe and encouraging environment to explore science, technology, engineering and math. The 30th Expanding Your Horizons conference took place […]

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Week of events to celebrate diversity, cultures, faith

Members of the University of Maine community are invited to celebrate the differences that contribute to the campus and surrounding areas during Diversity Week and Islamic Awareness Week, March 27–31. Highlights of Diversity Week, which is put on by the Office of Multicultural Student Life, include a panel discussion and book talk. “Can We Really […]

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Idaho Ed News cites SMART Institute in feature on Boise High School student

The University of Maine’s SMART (Stormwater Management Research Team) program was mentioned in an Idaho Ed News feature on Alyssa Lu, a junior at Boise High School. Lu is committed to combating climate change, helping the environment, and making the world a better place for her generation and those that come after, the article states. […]

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Maine Startups Insider reports on UMaine Business Challenge finalists

Maine Startups Insider reported on the finalists for the UMaine Business Challenge, the state’s largest student entrepreneurship competition. The college entrepreneurs will be paired with mentors and have seven weeks to build a business plan before presenting it before a panel of judges on April 29 at UMaine, according to the article. Up for grabs […]

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WVII covers Destination Imagination at UMaine

WVII (Channel 7) reported students from around the state and from every grade visited the University of Maine for Destination Imagination. The program is a hands-on learning system that incorporates the STEM fields into fun, team-based challenges set in a tournament-style setting, WVII reported. The event was organized by CreateME, a local nonprofit.

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Media cover third annual Maine Science Festival

The Bangor Daily News, WLBZ (Channel 2) and WABI (Channel 5) reported on the third annual Maine Science Festival, in which the University of Maine is an event partner. Several members of the UMaine community led workshops and participated in the weekend that draws science, innovation and creative achievement enthusiasts of all ages. The event […]

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Republican Journal advances UMaine Extension’s Rural Living Day

The Republican Journal reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Waldo County Extension Association will host the 23rd annual Rural Living Day from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Saturday, April 8 in Thorndike. Workshop topics include raising poultry, making fermented foods, using drip irrigation, plantings for wild bees and silvopasture. Many classes are part […]

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DMC to host summer Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center is the site of a five-day workshop for college and university instructors of developmental biology. The June 27–July 1 Developmental Biology Teaching Workshop introduces senior faculty and the next generation of developmental biologists to a variety of laboratory tools and a host of research organisms. Low-budget, high-impact microscopy […]

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SMART Institute participants

UMaine SMART program to be featured in 2017 NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase

The University of Maine’s Stormwater Management Research Team (SMART) program will be featured in the 2017 NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase. The online event will feature three-minute videos on projects around the country that are aspiring to make STEM education in the United States more inclusive. The SMART program, based in the College of Engineering, seeks […]

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