Improving Educational Outreach

Enhancing community educational presentations with peer discussion, clicker technology Clicker technology and peer discussion — two educational tools typically used in school and college classrooms — have positive results when used in educational outreach for adults in the community, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Maine. The study was […]

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Climate Change Institute Researchers Heading to South Georgia Island

Researchers with UMaine’s Climate Change Institute will be blogging while on a trip to South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic Ocean. The expedition members are Climate Change Institute Director Paul Mayewski, UMaine graduate students Bjorn Grigholm and Mariusz Potocki, UMaine postdoctoral researcher Dan Dixon, Chilean researchers Gino Casassa and Marcelo Arevalo, EMT medic Alex […]

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Graduate Student Wins Video Competition

Bess Koffman, a University of Maine Ph.D. student who works with Karl Kreutz, a UMaine professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences and the Climate Change Institute, recently won the “Lights, Camera, Science” student video contest sponsored by the American Geophysical Union. Koffman and Thomas Bauska of Oregon State, who made the 4 […]

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Mapping the empire

Mapping the Empire

A geography professor’s historical research traces Britain’s ambitious efforts to survey its North American holdings.

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Stancioff, Bisson Present at Phenology Conference

Esperanza Stancioff, climate change educator for the University of Maine Cooperative Extension/Maine Sea Grant, and Beth Bisson, assistant director for outreach and education for Maine Sea Grant, recently presented at the 2012 International Phenology Conference at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. The presentation, “Signs of the Seasons: A Maine Phenology Program — Linking Research, Climate […]

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UMaine-based Maine EPSCoR “Sustainable Maine” Episodes to Air

Three new episodes in the “Sustainable Maine” series will premiere beginning on Sept. 27 and in the coming weeks on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN). The Season 2 episodes are part of a continuing partnership between Maine EPSCoR at the University of Maine and MPBN. The series takes a look at Maine’s involvement in […]

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