Genetics Society of America interviews Michelle Smith on Mentoring Postdocs and Faculty to Promote Active Learning

November 27, 2017

Current and Former MST Students Design 4H Science Activities to Engage Students Statewide! 

UMaine News, November 14th, 2017

Michelle Smith Interviewed for Podcast!

November 7th, 2017

Ken Akiha Invited to Give Special Seminar on His MST Thesis Research 

September 25, 2017

Smith’s project will connect college, high school instructors to improve success of STEM students

UMaine News, July 28th, 2017


Undergraduate, graduate students receive awards at 2017 UMaine Student Symposium

UMaine News, April 28th, 2017

Elizabeth Trenckmann, an MST student, received two awards at the recent University of Maine Student Symposium, Best in Category and the President’s Research Impact Award.

Her research, titled “Collaborating Across the University of Maine System to Improve Student Understanding of the Role of Energy and Matter in Photosynthesis” was advised by Michelle Smith, a faculty member of the RiSE Center, who received the two awards alongside Elizabeth. 

Elizabeth Trenckmann was also recently interviewed by WABI on her recent 2017 UMaine Student Symposium awards:  “Ahead of UMaine Graduation, Future Teacher Stands Out Among Peers”

RiSE Center announces FIG-MLA Program awardees

UMaine News, April 4th, 2017

Fifteen UMaine faculty members receive tenure and/or promotion …

UMaine News, March 30, 2017

Nelson, Dragonfly Mercury Project cited in National Parks … – Orono

UMaine News, March 15, 2017

Faculty’s active-learning lesson improves student understanding of …

UMaine News, January 23, 2017