Outreach

Maine Edge Previews Maine Civic Hack Day

The Maine Edge previewed Maine Civic Hack Day, an event in coordination with the National Day of Civic Hacking that welcomes community members, software developers and public and private sectors to use technology to solve community problems. The June 1–2 event will be held in Bangor and Portland. The University of Maine is a sponsor.

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Working Waterfront Posts Video Created in Center on Aging Workshop

The Working Waterfront recently posted a video titled “The good life on Swan’s Island” by Swan’s Island resident Donna Wiegle. Wiegle created the video as part of her participation in the Boomer Reporting Corps, a series of workshops on citizen journalism offered by Encore Leadership Corps and the University of Maine’s Center on Aging.

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Female College Students to Take Part in Maine NEW Leadership

Twenty-eight female college students from Maine institutions will arrive at the University of Maine on Thursday, May 30 to take part in the fifth annual Maine NEW Leadership session. The event is a free, six-day, public leadership training program aimed at strengthening leadership skills, learning how to network and encouraging running for public office. Throughout […]

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Kittery Students Share UMaine Challenge Experience with Seacoast Online

Seacoast Online spoke with students and teachers from Traip Academy in Kittery after participating in the statewide Maine Wind Blade Challenge and the Windstorm Challenge hosted by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center earlier this month. One of the two Traip teams earned second place for its floating turbine platform design.

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Actor Talks About UMaine Appearance on Radio Show

Fandom Sports ME posted a “Downtown with Rich Kimball” radio interview with Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn after his visit to the University of Maine. Strathairn participated in a reading of the Sophocles play “Ajax” as part of the Outside the Wire theater program’s “Theater of War.” The reading took place during Maine Center on Aging’s […]

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Strengthening Bones with Exercise

A free exercise program designed to prevent and help reverse the symptoms of osteoporosis through strength training, balance exercises and health education is being offered in eight locations in eastern Maine by the University of Maine Center on Aging’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. The RSVP Bone Builders Osteoporosis Exercise and Prevention Program, funded by […]

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