Outreach

WVII features tuning fork project

WVII recently interviewed University of Maine Advanced Manufacturing Center Director John Belding about a new medical device, an electronic tuning fork, developed by Orono podiatrist Dr. Todd O’Brien and staff and students at the AMC. O’Brien intends to have the device mass-produced and available for physicians and also diabetics, whose foot sensitivity often is measured […]

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Education summit news coverage

WVII television (Channel 7) covered a Monday high school summit on Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS), held at UMaine’s Buchanan Alumni House.  Owen Maurais and Jim Artesani of the UMaine College of Education and Human Development were among the primary organizers of the event, which featured a presentation from a New Hampshire high school […]

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Maines makes safety planning presentations at conference

Wayne Maines, UMaine’s director of Safety, Environmental Management, Transportation and Security, made two presentation’s at July’s Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) conference in Minneapolis.  Maines conducted a four-hour professional workshop, “Developing, tracking and presenting your EHS Master Plan on a shoestring budget.”  He also make a technical program presentation, “How do you […]

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Workshop on addressing developmental challenges in children

A University of Maine workshop, scheduled for July 21-23, will focus on the DIR®/Floortime™ model, which offers a comprehensive framework that allows therapists, parents, and educators to construct an intervention program tailored to the unique challenges and strengths of each child with developmental challenges, including autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

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The delicate balance of Maine beaches

Coastal property owners, beach advocates to gather July 15 Many changes along the southern Maine shoreline over the last century have shaped and altered the coastal landscape. Along with these changes comes a need to balance shoreline protection with the many varied uses and values of Maine beaches. On Friday, July 15, Gregory Berman, a […]

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Nursing Prof. Sossong wins statewide award

Prof. Ann Sossong from the UMaine School of Nursing has received the Maine Organization of Nurse Executives’ Nurse Leadership and Achievement Award.  It was presented at the Maine Hospital Association annual luncheon on Thursday, June 23. “The School of Nursing faculty, students, and graduates reap benefits from Ann’s leadership in state initiatives to strengthen the […]

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Math Dept. presentation at Maine Cancer Foundation meeting

UMaine Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics Prof. Andre Khalil, accompanied by graduate students Kendra Mooers and Aaron Tanenbaum, made an invited presentation at the Tuesday June 21 annual meeting of the Maine Cancer Foundation.  The presentation focused on the latest research in Khalil’s computational analysis and modeling lab, which has been funded  twice by the […]

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Mayewski talk available online

Maine Public Radio has posted online a recording of UMaine Prof. Paul Mayewski’s March talk, “Climate Change and the Role of Humans.” The statewide network broadcast the talk last Friday. Mayewski is director of UMaine’s Climate Change Institute.    

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Wind power opinion column in Sunday Telegram

The June 26 Maine Sunday Telegram includes an opinion column, “Offshore wind has role in Maine’s future,” written by UMaine School of Economics Prof. Mario Teisl, in collaboration with his faculty colleagues Caroline Noblet, Shannon McCoy and Gary Hunt.

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