Outreach

Maine Invention Convention Advanced in Chamber’s Publication

The December 2013 issue of Impact, a Maine State Chamber of Commerce publication, featured an article on the University of Maine’s involvement with the Maine Invention Convention. The event is a statewide competition that promotes problem solving and inventing by students in grades five through eight throughout the school year and ends with the statewide […]

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BDN Reports on Barron’s Vow to Shave Head for Cancer Fundraiser

The Bangor Daily News reported that for the third year in a row, University of Maine women’s basketball coach Richard Barron has announced he will shave his head after his team’s annual Play4Kay game Feb. 9 if the community raises $10,000 for the Kay Yow Foundation to support breast cancer research. Play4Kay is named after […]

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Lizzotte, Student-Athletes Talk to Bangor Metro About Swimming Lessons

Bangor Metro interviewed Susan Lizzotte, head coach of the University of Maine’s swimming and diving teams, and student-athletes Lauren Dwyer and Cody Lachance about the swimming lessons the team offers to local children. Lizzotte, who oversees the program offered to children who are 4 to 13 years old, said each collegiate instructor is assigned to […]

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Maine Bound Adventure Center Mentioned in BDN Article on Teen Group

The Maine Bound Adventure Center at the University of Maine was mentioned in a Bangor Daily News article about an outing club formed by and for Bangor High School students. The group’s most recent outing was to the center where they learned how to rock climb on indoor climbing walls. For $110, the students were […]

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WVII Reports on Bangor High School, UMaine Partnership to Study Stormwater

WVII (Channel 7) reported Bangor High School will benefit from a three-year, $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study stormwater runoff and its effect on local waterways. The University of Maine’s College of Engineering is partnering with Bangor High School, as well as schools and water officials in Auburn and Portland, to complete […]

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UMaine Awarded $750,000 Grant to Study Stormwater Runoff

The Bangor Daily News reported Bangor High School will benefit from a three-year, $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study stormwater runoff and document its effect on pollution in local waterways. The University of Maine’s College of Engineering is partnering with Bangor High School, as well as schools and municipal water officials in […]

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VillageSoup Reports on Green Crab Summit, Provides Audio

The VillageSoup reported on the Maine Green Crab Summit held at the University of Maine and posted audio from the conference on its website. Several hundred fishermen, regulators and scientists gathered for the conference to talk about the invasive European green crab and the effects it has on the state’s coastal and marine resources. Attendees […]

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WABI Advances Hutchinson Center Geology Course

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast is offering an introduction to geology class starting in January. Students will learn about the formation of rocks, evolution of mountains and how Maine was shaped.

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BDN Reports on Green Crab Summit at UMaine

The Bangor Daily News reported on the Maine Green Crab Summit held at the University of Maine. Several hundred fishermen, regulators and scientists gathered for the conference to talk about the invasive European green crab and the effects it has on the state’s coastal and marine resources. Attendees and presenters talked about different approaches for […]

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