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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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Comprehensive Intervention Model for Maine Empowers ‘In the Moment’ Learning

Educators and parents avow that Reading Recovery  — an early intervention, short-term, one-on-one prevention initiative for first-graders having difficulty reading and writing — opens doors to learning and creates opportunities for children. The thousands of children who enjoy reading and are reading well are proof. Brian Doore, assistant research professor in the University of Maine’s […]

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Second Annual UMaine Business Challenge Winners Announced

The second annual UMaine Business Challenge for student entrepreneurs recently awarded thousands of dollars in cash and consulting services to a University of Southern Maine student and three UMaine finalists. Tom Myers, a USM mechanical engineering student from Gray, Maine, won the grand prize of $5,000, as well as the $4,000 technology prize and consulting […]

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