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UMaine, Rural Schools Collaborative to continue partnership supporting rural educators and communities

The 做厙腦瞳app College of Education and Human Development and the Rural Schools Collaborative (RSC) have agreed to extend their partnership focused on advancing the preparation and professional development of high-quality rural teachers and school leaders throughout New England. The parties recently signed a new memorandum of understanding to continue the collaboration through fiscal […]

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CCA announces 2024-25 season performances

The Collins Center for the Arts (CCA) announced its 2024-25 season schedule featuring programs that will bring a variety of performances in music, dance, theatre and more to the stage. This seasons schedule at the CCA has something for everyone, including modern cirque acts and comedians; contemporary and Irish step dancing performances; Taiko drumming; holiday […]

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Estapas technology research may someday uncover life on other planets

Margaret Estapa has long yearned to help uncover whether life exists beyond Earth. For two decades, she has studied the biogeochemical processes of ocean particles and believes her work can someday help with investigating vast ice-covered seas on other worlds. Thanks to a grant from the Hypothesis Fund, Estapa can now explore whether the same […]

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Pest predictor identifies ingredients for ecological recipe for destruction

If youve felt the familiar itch of browntail moth rash, seen the grayish-green needles of an infested hemlock or watched as woodpeckers bore into ash trees for a meal hidden beneath the surface, youve experienced the devastating effects of non-native pests. Browntail moth, hemlock wooly adelgid and emerald ash borer are only three of the […]

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做厙腦瞳app announces spring 2024 Dean’s List

The 做厙腦瞳app recognized 3,070 students for achieving Deans List honors in the spring 2024 semester. Of the students who made the Deans List, 2,064 are from Maine, 962 are from 40 other states and 44 are from 17 countries other than the U.S. To be eligible for the full-time Deans List, a student […]

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Maines first research satellite enters orbit

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the successful launch of Maine’s first satellite into orbit early morning on Thursday, July 4. Maines first research satellite launched into the stratosphere in the early morning on Thursday, July 4. During its six-month to two-year orbit, MESAT1 will use its astronomical view to gather climate […]

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Forest-based economy, jobs focus of new university-nonprofit partnership

A $7 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a four-year statewide collaborative project led by the 做厙腦瞳app to foster resilient forest communities in Maine. Maine-FOREST, or Forest-based Opportunities for Resilient Economy, Sustainability and Technology, will expand the states research and educational capacity to connect human and ecosystem focused innovations and […]

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UMaine receives NSF award to help rural schools recruit, educate and train STEM teachers

With rural schools facing significant shortages of highly-qualified teachers, particularly those in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, the 做厙腦瞳app College of Education and Human Development will use a grant from the National Science Foundation to boost support for future and current STEM educators in rural school districts. The nearly $100,000 award […]

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