Outreach

Two high school teachers newest Francis Crowe Society inductees

In its annual survey of first-year students, the College of Engineering asks new majors to cite the person who most impacted their education and decision to study engineering. This year, the college is recognizing two of those teachers: Wayne Rathbun of Windham High School and Jamie Bell of Caribou High School. At both high schools, […]

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Seacoast Online advances Wells Reserve climate change talk by Fernandez

Seacoast Online reported Ivan Fernandez, a professor of soil science and forest resources at the University of Maine, will speak about climate change at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 27 at Wells Reserve. “Maine’s Climate Future — What Do We Do Now?” will focus on the implications of a changing climate for the people and places […]

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All-State Music Festival participants featured in Daily Bulldog

Daily Bulldog published an article on four local students who took part in the 2017 All-State Music Festival at the University of Maine. The music students from Mt. Blue High School participated in the centennial festival that was hosted by UMaine’s School of Performing Arts. The festival, organized by the Maine Music Educators Association, brings […]

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Students, community enhance gardens at Old Town Elementary School

The grounds at Old Town Elementary School grew a bit lusher this spring when the University of Maine teamed up with members of the local community to build raised garden beds. The garden expansion and improvement project was led by four UMaine sustainable agriculture seniors — Emma Sanchi, Gradeigh Cameron, Ben Nelson and Matt Derrah […]

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WABI covers Top Gun regional showcase

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the Top Gun regional showcase held in Bangor. Seven members of the 2017 Top Gun Bangor Region Class competed by pitching their business ideas to a panel of judges who chose two finalists to move on to the final competition in Portland where they could win $10,000. “These entrepreneurs are […]

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Participants sought for Eat Well Volunteers Program, Ellsworth American reports

The Ellsworth American reported the University of Maine Cooperative Extension is seeking participants for its Eat Well Volunteers Program in Hancock County. Volunteers will be trained to teach clients of food pantries and community meal sites about food preparation and safety, as well as nutrition. The hands-on volunteer training consists of four weekly sessions beginning […]

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Maine National History Day winners featured in local newspapers

The Sun Journal, Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal reported on local winners of Maine National History Day, which was held at the University of Maine in April. The 265 students from 28 middle and high schools showcased exhibits, papers, websites, documentaries and performances based on their original research related to this year’s theme of “Taking […]

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WABI advances 15th annual Festival of Art at Hutchinson Center

Judith Long visited the studio of WABI (Channel 5) to speak about the Senior College at Belfast’s 15th annual Festival of Art. The event will be held June 1–4 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The exhibit will feature artworks in a variety of media by more than 150 amateur and professional […]

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Leslie to lecture on coastal resilience in Bath

Marine scientists Heather Leslie and Susie Arnold will talk about coastal resilience at the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust spring lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Patten Free Library in Bath. Leslie, director of the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and the Libra Associate Professor in the School of Marine Sciences, conducts research […]

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