STEM Education

‘The Maine Question’ explores new frontiers for state’s space economy 

University of Maine research and education have ascended beyond Earth’s atmosphere since the 1990s. For example, UMaine scientists have tested the latest hypervelocity decelerators for NASA space travel and created a wireless leak detection system for the International Space Station. Through its latest inventions and studies, and scholarship and fellowship programs, UMaine plays a critical […]

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BDN, Camden Herald advance Maine STEM partnership summit

The Bangor Daily News and the Camden Herald noted that the Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center will host its annual summit at the Samoset Resort in Rockport Nov. 18–19. The STEM education improvement community will convene over 120 STEM educators and administrators from across the state, university faculty and staff, and other community […]

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Maine STEM Partnership Summit Nov. 18–19

The Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center will host its annual summit at the Samoset Resort in Rockport Nov. 18–19. The STEM education improvement community will convene over 120 STEM educators and administrators from across the state, university faculty and staff, and other community partners to discuss the current and future STEM-related challenges facing […]

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An aerial photo of Maine woods surrounding the Stillwater River in Orono

UMaine now the hub for Rural Schools Collaborative in New England 

A new partnership between the University of Maine and the Rural Schools Collaborative will seek to strengthen the K–12 education workforce across six New England states and provide other opportunities to raise the profile of rural schools and teachers in the region. The RSC’s New England hub, which includes Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode […]

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Back to School with RiSE Center Resources

During August, Beth Muncey, professional development coordinator at the University of Maine Research in Stem Education (RiSE) Center, packed 326 bins of supplies for 94 teachers across the state of Maine, who will use them to support learning by 4,646 students in their classes. As part of the Maine STEM Partnership, the RiSE Center provides […]

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DVIDS reported on Maine Summer Technology Institute visiting MAINEiacs

The Defense Visual Information Distribution Service reported that young scholars from the Maine Summer Transportation Institute at the University of Maine visited airmen from the 101st Air Refueling Wing at the Maine Air National Guard base. “It’s great because it’s an awareness opportunity for the students who may not know about the Maine Air National […]

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Community invited to participate in shellfish discussion at Darling Marine Center

Interested community members are invited to join researchers and local students at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center for a conversation about emerging results of an ongoing community science program in the Damariscotta River estuary. The conversation will focus on the results from the first full year of the community science program studying shellfish […]

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